Practice Emphases

Asset Division, Marital Settlement Agreements, Divorce

Professional Experience

Before joining Stahancyk, Kent & Hook, Mat gained valuable courtroom experience in the Lane County District Attorney’s Office as a court certified Law Clerk who maintained his own cases. He has also prepared complex civil litigation in the Trial Division of the Oregon Department of Justice, and previously worked hands-on in family law at the the Domestic Violence Clinic in Eugene.


South Eugene High School
Eugene, OR

Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA – B.A. Goverment & Economics

University of Oregon School of Law
Eugene, OR - J.D.

Professional Activities

Mat is an active member of the Oregon State Bar and the Multnomah County Bar Association.

Community Involvement

Mat is a native Oregonian who believes in making time for his community, particularly the youth of Portland. Mat currently volunteers as a mentor for High School students at Minds Matter, a Portland non-profit organization dedicated to the enhancement of youth education. Mat is also a devoted supporter of animal rights and regularly volunteers his time at the Oregon Humane Society. He has previously worked with the Oregon Law Students Public Interest Fund and the Loan Repayment Assistance Program at the University of Oregon School of Law, as well as the Lane County Legal Aid and Advocacy Center.


Mat was an NCAA water polo player and still enjoys hitting the pool from time to time. When he’s not cheering for the Ducks or catching a Timbers game, he enjoys outdoor activities including, hiking or camping with his chocolate lab, Molly.