John F. Boyle Jr. — March 1935 - July 2020
Boyle & Lowry, L.L.P.
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Matthew L. Butler

Matthew Butler Irving, Texas
Phone: (972) 650-7100
Fax: (972) 650-7105

Matthew L. Butler was born in Fort Worth, Texas and was raised in Waco, Texas. He attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas where he received his B.B.A in High Performance Management and finished with a M.S. in Health, Exercise and Sports Sciences in 2004. Matt graduated from Texas Tech School of Law, Lubbock, Texas in May 2010 with a Doctorate of Jurisprudence.

Matt worked as an Intern with the West Texas Regional Public Defender for Capital Cases in Lubbock, Texas from September 2008 - May 2009. He also interned with the Federal Public Defender, N.D. Texas, Lubbock Office from May 2009-July 2009. From January 2011 until September 2011, Matt worked as a Prosecutor for the City of Irving, Texas City Attorney's Office in Municipal Court. Matt handles Municipal Court for several of the firm's clients. In addition, Matt assists with all of the firm's general municipal clients including general counsel and litigation matters. Matt joined Boyle & Lowry in September 2011.

Areas of Practice

Municipal and Local Government Law

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2010
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2015
U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2015


Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas Honors: Dean's List, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas Honors: Magna Cum Laude Honors: President's List : Spring 1999, Spring 2000, Fall 2000 Honors: Dean's List : Fall 1998, Spring 2001, Fall 2001

Honors and Awards

  • 1L Mock Trial, Champion, Spring 2008
  • Advanced Mock Trial, Semi-Finalist, Fall 2008
  • Advanced Mock Trial, Champion, Spring 2009
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Arbitration (2009), Finished 7th Nationally
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Arbitration (2010), National Champion
  • Murray Hensley Award for Mock Trial Excellence, 2010
  • Jurisprudence Award for Superior Academic Achievement in Business Entities, Summer, 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Order of Barristers National Honor Society
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society
  • Big Brothers/Big Sister, 2007 - 2008