The Law offices of Careton R. Matthews

Attorney Careton Matthews

Attorney Careton Matthews

Attorney Careton R. Matthews has been a zealous courtroom advocate throughout metropolitan Atlanta for the past 20 years.  He has represented  thousands of clients in the areas of criminal defense and personal injury.  His practice has taken him to both federal and state courts throughout Georgia.  Attorney Matthews is known for his unyielding advocacy on behalf of every client, including numerous high profile clients he has represented, as well as those who attract less notoriety.  Attorney Matthews has served as the lead attorney in jury trials in every county within Metropolitan Atlanta.


 Attorney Matthews is a frequent lecturer and panel member in seminars on criminal law throughout the city.  He is a member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the State Bar of Georgia.  Attorney Matthews is admitted to practice in all trial courts within the State of Georgia, United States Federal District Court (Northern District of Georgia) and (Middle District of Georgia), and Georgia Court of Appeals.


Attorney Matthews received his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Morehouse College (1986-1990);  and his Juris Doctor degree from John Marshall Law School (1992-1995).