Matthew C.G. BoyleIrving, Texas
Phone: (972) 650-7100
Fax: (972) 650-7105
Matthew was born in Dallas, Texas. Matthew attended the University of Dallas on a four-year academic scholarship and received his B.A. in Economics in 1992. He received his M.B.A. in Industrial Management in 1995 from the University of Dallas. He received his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 1997. Matthew served as an Articles Editor for the Review of Litigation. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Texas City Attorney's Association, Dallas Bar Association, Irving Bar Association and Tarrant County Bar Association. Matthew has been named a "Rising Star" in municipal and local government law by Thomson Reuters and as published in Texas Monthly magazine three times.
Matthew is a regular speaker and author on all aspects of municipal and local government law. His speaking engagements include the Texas City Attorney's Association Annual Meeting, Public Contract Code and Competitive Bidding in Texas seminar in Fort Worth, Basics of Land Use and Zoning Regulations in Texas seminar in Dallas, University of Texas Land Use Conferences, and the Legal Issues in Code Enforcement and Building Inspection seminar in Arlington. Matthew is the City Attorney for City of Justin and the Town of Highland Park and currently serves as special counsel to the City of Irving's Housing & Human Services Department, the City of Irving's Building and Standards Commission, and the City's Zoning Board of Adjustment. Matthew currently serves as a member of the Baylor Medical Center at Irving Board and is the past chairman of the Irving Healthcare Foundation.
Short-Term Rentals: Regulatory Options to Protect Neighborhoods, University of Texas – Land Use Conference, 2019
TMHRA - Civil Service Workshop: Civil Service and the Americans with Disabilities Act, February 2015
TMHRA – How to Conduct an HR Investigation, 2015
Texas Municipal Annexation and Special Districts Austin, 2016
Employment Law & Supervisory Practice, Keller 2018
Municipal Regulation of Mobile Homes, University of Texas – Land Use Conference, 2018
The FSLA's 7(k) Exemption - Texas Municipal Human Resources Association's Annual Employment Law Seminar, 2011
The Disciplinary Action Process - Texas City Attorney's Association, Annual Meeting, June 2010
Cities and Special Districts- Texas City Attorney's Association, Annual Meeting, June 1999.
Legal Issues of Code Enforcement and Building Inspections- The Ninth Annual Building Professional Institute, sponsored by Building Officials Association of Texas and the Construction Research Center at the University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, January 2001.
Construction Contract Documents- Public Contract Code and Competitive Public Bidding in Texas, Fort Worth, Texas, September 2001.
Nuisances- Coming to them and getting rid of them- Current Legal Issues in Land Use, Zoning and Development, CLE International, Dallas, Texas, October 2001.
Zoning Board of Adjustment- Overview of Laws, Rules and Regulations- Elected and Appointed Officials Planning Workshop, sponsored by the Midwest Section of the American Planning Association, July 2002.
The Basics of Land Use and Zoning Regulations in Texas, seminar given to City Councils, Boards, and Commissions, and City Staffs throughout North Texas.
The Role, Responsibility, and Liability of the City Council and Boards and Commissions, seminar given to City Councils, Boards, and Commissions, and City Staffs throughout North Texas.
Disciplinary Process- A Legal Perspective, seminar given to various cities in the Metroplex.
The Interview Process- The Do's, Don'ts and in between, lecture given to the Police and Fire Departments of the City of Grapevine, September 2002.
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2006
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2011
U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2015
The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, May, 1997
Law Review: The Review of Litigation, Articles Editor
The University of Dallas, Irving, Texas, August, 1995
Major: Industrial Management
The University of Dallas, Irving, Texas, December, 1992
Honors: Four Year Academic Scholarship
Honors: Omirron Delta Epsilon, Honor Roll, 1989-1992
Honors: Academic All Conference, 1993 and 1994
- Speaker, 2018 and 2019 University of Texas Land Use Conference
- Panelist at the International Council of Shopping Centers' 2009 North Texas Alliance Program on Economic Development
- Speaker, Texas Municipal Human Resources Association
- Speaker, Texas City Attorney's Association Summer Meetings
- Speaker, 2001 Building Professionals Institute
- Speaker, 2001 Land Use Law Seminar
Honors and Awards
- Thomson Reuters Rising Star, as Published in Texas Monthly, 2007
- Thomson Reuters Rising Star, as Published in Texas Monthly, 2010
- Thomson Reuters Rising Star, as Published in Texas Monthly, 2011
Professional Associations and Memberships
Dallas Bar Association
Texas City Attorney's Association
Dallas Bar Association
Tarrant County Bar Association
Society for Human Resource Management
State Bar College of the State Bar of Texas, Construction, Government, and School Law Sections
Irving Bar Association
Pro Bono Activities
- Chair - Quality and Risk Management Committee
- Chairman - Irving Healthcare Foundation, 2014 - 2016
- Member, Baylor Medical Center of Irving Board, 2013 - Present
- University of Dallas Young Alumni, 2000 - 2004
- President, National Alumni Board, 2003 - 2005