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Matthew White

Matthew White

South Sound Law Group
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Personal Injury ...
  • California, Washington
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Matthew White is one of the founders of South Sound Law Group, along with his father, William White and his sister, Erin White. As a family owned and run law firm, South Sound Law Group does things a bit differently, and it shows, as they have a reputation in the community for caring, effective, and lasting advocacy.

Although the main office is located in Tacoma, WA, Matt and the rest of the team at South Sound Law Group regularly handle both criminal and civil matters all over western Washington.

Matt represents Washington residents, as well as visitors, tourists, and military members, on a full range of criminal offenses - DUI, assault, domestic violence, drug possession, theft, and firearm violations. He was recently named a Top 40 under 40 in Washington for criminal defense by The National Trial Lawyers.

Matt is also known as one of the top speeding ticket and traffic ticket attorneys around. He regularly defends clients in District Courts and Municipal Courts throughout Washington.

He also represents people on a range of serious injury accident suits including, but not limited to, motor vehicles, busses, commercial vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrian accidents. He also provides legal services for vacating criminal convictions, restoring firearm rights, protection orders and anti-harassment orders, and wrongful convictions suits.

Any client that works with Matt understands his passion and tenacity for helping people. Matt brings a strong combination of knowledge, experience, and a calm demeanor that puts his clients at ease knowing that he's got their case under control and will work tirelessly to obtain the best result possible for them.

Matt is a big northwest sports fan, outdoor enthusiast, avid traveler, music lover, and enjoys a great local brewery. He enjoys the great pleasure of working with his family and continuing to build to a legacy of a law firm and family that truly cares about its clients and fights for them.

California Western School of Law
J.D. (2012)
Honors: cum laude, dean's list; multiple awards for academic excellence
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Western Washington University
B.A. | Arts
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Professional Experience
South Sound Law Group
- Current
Top 40 under 40 Criminal Defense in Washington
National Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only, and is extended exclusively to those individuals who meet stringent qualifications and specialize in the legal practice of criminal defense or civil plaintiff.
Graduated Cum Laude
California Wester School of Law
Award for Academic Excellence in Social Media & the Law
California Western School of Law
Award for Academic Excellence in White Collar Crimes
California Western School of Law
Award for Academic Excellence in Advanced Legal Writing
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Professional Associations
Citizens for Judicial Excellence
- Current
Activities: Work to find and evaluate high quality judicial candidates especially from the defense bar
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Tacoma-Pierce Bounty Bar Association
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
ID Number: 285917
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Washington State Bar Association
ID Number: 46023
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  • Free Consultation
    Free consultation for new clients on all services
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
Additional Practice Area
  • Firearm Rights Restoration
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
South Sound Law Group Website
South Sound Law Group
Contact & Map
South Sound Law Group
705 South 9th St Ste 204
Tacoma, WA 98405
Telephone: (253) 383-3328
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Notice: Office open 8:30-5:00 pm - afterhours and weekends available upon request Attorney and/or staff on call 24 hours a day