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Matthew Benson Matthew Benson

Matthew “Matt” F. Benson

Special Counsel

Matthew began his legal career with the United States Department of Justice as a law clerk with the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, assisting with the prosecution of federal crimes. After completing his clerkship, he took a position with the Benton County Prosecutor's Office as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, where he spent nearly every day in court. He left the prosecutor's office for private practice in 2016 and has since focused his practice on domestic and criminal work. 


  • University of Arkansas School of Law (J.D., 2014)
  • University of Arkansas (B.S. in Biology)


  • Arkansas (2014)
  • 2023-Present Hall Estill
  • 2021-2023 Hogue Law Firm
  • 2019-2021 wh Law
  • 2017-2019 The Law Group of Northwest Arkansas
  • 2015-2017 Benton County Prosecutor's Office, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
  • 2014-2015 Law Clerk, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas
  • Recognized as a One to Watch in Education Law by Best Lawyers
  • Recognized as a Rising Star in Criminal Law by Super Lawyers