Matt Maniatis

Matt Maniatis

Saenz & Maniatis, PLLC
  • Immigration Law, Criminal Law, Divorce...
  • Tennessee
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Matt Maniatis is a partner at the law office of Saenz & Maniatis, PLLC in Nashville, TN. He handles cases involving immigration, criminal defense, and family law. He is also a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Family Mediator. Matt is licensed to practice in all Tennessee state courts, all U.S. immigration courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Matt graduated in 2008 from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Criminology. He earned his Juris Doctor degree in 2011 from the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law with certificates in International Legal Studies, Civil Law and Common Law, as well as recognition for service in the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice, Immigration Section.

Matt was selected to the Super Lawyers 2017 Mid-South Rising Stars list, as well as the 2017 National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 for criminal defense lawyers in Tennessee. Matt is a Lead Counsel rated attorney with Thomson Reuters in the areas of immigration and family law. Expertise named Saenz & Maniatis, PLLC one of the "Best DUI Lawyers in Nashville." The firm was also selected as one of the “3 Best Immigration Lawyers in Nashville” by ThreeBestRated.

Professional memberships include the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (TACDL), Nashville Bar Association (NBA), and Tennessee Bar Association (TBA).

Loyola University New Orleans
J.D. (2011) | Law
Honors: Certificate in International Legal Studies; Certificate in Civil and Common Law
Activities: Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice
University of Oklahoma
B.A. (2008) | Criminology
Professional Experience
Saenz & Maniatis, PLLC
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Law Office of Matt Maniatis
Articles & Publications
Nashville Legal Blog
Saenz & Maniatis, PLLC
New Law Allows Permit-less Carry of Firearm after Order of Protection
Tennessee Attorneys Memo
Speaking Engagements
Information on USCIS DACA Program, Shelbyville, TN
Adjustment of Status and Naturalization, Immigration Law Informational Session, Nashville, TN
Nashville International Center for Empowerment (NICE)
Notary Public
State of Tennessee
License to Practice Law
Supreme Court of Tennessee
Rule 31 Family Mediator
Supreme Court of Tennessee
Top 40 Under 40 - Criminal Defense
The National Trial Lawyers
Mid-South Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Lead Counsel Rated
Thomson Reuters
Professional Associations
Nashville Bar Association
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Tennessee Associaton of Criminal Defense Lawyers (TACDL)
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American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
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Tennessee Bar Association
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
U.S. Immigration Courts
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Practice Areas
  • Immigration Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Family Law
  • Probate
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
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2874 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Telephone: (615) 366-1211