Matthew E. Rutherford, Jr.

Matthew (Matt) E. Rutherford, Jr.

Matthew (Matt) E. Rutherford, Jr. received his undergraduate degree in 2008 from the University of Mississippi and his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2013 from Mississippi College School of Law. He was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 2013.

Matt is admitted to practice before all state courts in Mississippi, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Mississippi Bar Association. Matt’s practice focuses on general insurance defense, including motor vehicle accidents, transportation law, commercial trucking, premises liability, personal injury, and professional malpractice.

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Areas of Practice

Insurance Defense, Trucking Accidents, Transportation Law, Premises Liability, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Commercial Litigation, Contract Disputes, and General Business Law.

Bar Admissions

Mississippi, 2013
U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 2013
U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 2013
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2013
United States Tax Court, 2014
Choctaw Tribal Court of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, 2019


Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi, 2013, J.D.

University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, 2008, B.A.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Jackson Young Lawyers Association