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Matthew Schottmiller

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Salem, VA

Schottmiller Law
30 E Clay St, Suite 203
Salem, VA 24153
Phone: 540-815-6288
Fax: 540-301-4433
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in Virginia Since: 2013
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Estate Planning & Probate, Civil Litigation: Defense, General Litigation, Nonprofit Organizations
Attorney Profile

Attorney Matthew Schottmiller is the founder and owner of Schottmiller Law in Salem, Virginia. A highly versatile attorney with more than six years of legal experience, Mr. Schottmiller represents a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Roanoke metro area, including all of Montgomery, Botetourt and Craig counties, who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Plaintiff civil litigation
  • Criminal and traffic violations defense
  • Estate planning and probate
  • Nonprofit law
  • Plaintiff personal injury
  • Business and corporate law
  • Creditors' rights
  • Landlord/tenant issues

A 2001 graduate of Roanoke College with a Bachelor of Science in Physics, Mr. Schottmiller felt the calling to serve his country in the wake of 9/11, and he joined the U.S. Air Force as an officer, stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Following his tour of duty, Mr. Schottmiller earned his Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of New Mexico in 2009 and his Juris Doctor from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2012. The Virginia State Bar admitted him to practice the following year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Virginia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Since establishing his own private practice in 2013, Mr. Schottmiller has proven himself an invaluable ally and trusted advisor for clients dealing with highly complex, pressing legal challenges. No matter the issues his clients are facing, Mr. Schottmiller delivers highly personalized counsel and support with the utmost integrity and professionalism. What's more, he has earned top ratings from his peers along with numerous positive testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

Along with maintaining an active presence in his legal community, Mr. Schottmiller also supports his local community through his involvement with the Rotary Club of Salem, the Kazim Shrine Temple and the Taylor Masonic Lodge #23.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10%General Litigation
  • 10%Nonprofit Organizations
Focus Areas

Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Litigation, Non-profit & Tax-exempt Organizations


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

About Matthew Schottmiller

First Admitted: 2013, Virginia

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • U. S. Supreme Court, 2016
  • U. S. Bankruptcy Court, 2013
  • U. S. Court of Appeals, 4th District, 2016
  • U. S. District Court, 2016
  • Virginia, 2013

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Rotary Club of Salem
  • Kazim Shrine Temple
  • AF&AM Taylor Masonic Lodge #23

Educational Background

  • Roanoke College, B.S., Physics, 2001
  • University of New Mexico, M.B.A., Finance, 2009
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Office Location for Matthew Schottmiller

30 E Clay St
Suite 203
Salem, VA 24153

Phone: 540-815-6288

Fax: 540-301-4433

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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