Matthew Nagel is the founder and managing partner of the BiState Injury Law Center. He helps clients in Illinois and Missouri on a variety of personal injury cases, representing his clients against insurance companies and championing their rights in the courtroom.
Matt graduated from Millstadt Consolidated School in 1996 and from Belleville West magna cum laude in 2000. Graduating from Knox College in 2004, he was a senior captain and four year starter for the Knox Prairie Fire soccer team.
He earned his law degree from Washington University School of Law in 2007, while serving as the Editor-In-Chief of the Manual of International Legal Citation and on the executive board of the Global Studies Law Review. As a Rule 13 student attorney, Matthew Nagel also represented underprivileged women and children who were victims of domestic violence through the nationally ranked Washington University Civil Justice Clinic. In 2008, he earned his LLM in Intellectual Property from Washington University.
Now a personal injury attorney Matthew Nagel uses his experience as a former insurance defense lawyer to help the victims of negligence navigate the legal system and insurance law, ensuring they are able to fully assert their rights and receive just compensation for their claims. He represents clients in the courtroom, and has won numerous Motions before the Courts of Illinois and Missouri. This experience also translates to the classroom. He is an adjunct professor of law at Washington University School of Law (his alma mater), is a Senior Lecturer at Fontbonne University, and an adjunct faculty member at Ranken University.
Away from the Courtroom and the office, Matthew enjoys spending time with his wife Jaci and their dog Wellington. He is still an avid soccer player and volunteers with SPENSA, a soccer league for special needs children.