Matthew B. Jager

Matthew B. Jager, an Orlando, Florida native, graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science in 2012. In 2015, Mr. Jager graduated from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama. While at Cumberland, Mr. Jager served as a Research and Writing Editor for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Chairman of the Cordell Hull Speakers Forum, and additionally worked as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Karon O. Bowdre, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.

Mr. Jager received Scholar of Merit Awards for his academic performance in the courses of Government Regulation of Business and Damages, and was a Dean’s List member throughout his time in law school. Mr. Jager also won the Vulcan Materials Co. Scholarship for Outstanding Candidate Paper, was a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, and was selected as a Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges Nominee.

Mr. Jager is licensed in Georgia and Alabama, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia.

EDUCATION
  • J.D., Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, 2015
  • B.A., Auburn University, 2012
PUBLICATION
  • Matthew B. Jager, United States v. Griffin: Can a Convicted Codefendant’s Exculpatory Testimony Be Considered Newly Discovered Evidence on a Defendant’s Rule 33 Motion for a New Trial?, 37 AM. J. TRIAL ADVOC. 421 (2013).
ADMISSIONS
  • Georgia
  • Alabama
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
PRACTICE AREAS

Business/Commercial/Consumer Litigation

Personal Injury

Landlord/Tenant Law/Evictions

General Plaintiff and Defense Litigation

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

State Bar of Georgia

  • Business
  • General Practice & Trial Law
  • Tort & Insurance Law

Alabama State Bar

Columbus Young Lawyers Division