Matthew Merriott is a trial attorney with Lovell, Lovell, Isern & Farabough, LLP, having worked with the firm since 2017. Since then, he has worked on a wide variety of litigation matters, including commercial and real property issues, highly technical personal injury cases, and complex probate disputes. He has also handled appellate matters and has argued before the Second Court of Appeals in Fort Worth. In his practice, Matthew enjoys learning about specialized industries and issues and using that knowledge to solve his clients’ unique problems.
Matthew graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance in 2014. He earned his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law, summa cum laude, in 2017. During law school, he received academic honors in Commercial Litigation, Advanced Bankruptcy Law, Income Tax Law, and many other classes. During school, he competed in Intraschool competitions for Moot Court, Mock Trial, and Negotiations and then served in leadership on the Board of Barristers that administers the competitions. He participated in the Advanced Alternative Dispute Resolution Clinic and worked as a mediator with Lubbock’s Dispute Resolution Center. After graduation, Matthew was selected for membership in the Order of the Coif honor society.
Since moving to Amarillo in 2017, Matthew and his wife, Deirdre, have started becoming part of the Amarillo community. Deirdre is a teacher at Travis Middle School Matthew serves as a board member for the Amarillo Area Young Lawyers Association and for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Texas Panhandle. Matthew and Deirdre enjoy trying new local restaurants, hiking in the canyon with their dogs, and visiting the Amarillo Little Theatre.