MATTHEW D. PEDERSON was born and raised in North Platte, Nebraska. After receiving his undergraduate degree in Social Science Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2010, he enrolled in the University of Nebraska College of Law where he received the John M. Gradwohl-Nebraska Council of School Attorneys and Harold Mosher Scholarships. While in law school, he worked for the University of Nebraska Foundation as a law clerk and coached high school boys soccer at Lincoln High School.

In May of 2010, Matt received his juris doctorate. He is licensed to practice law in the U.S. District Court of Nebraska and is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association.

Matt is a member of the Mid Plains United Way Board of Directors, a Mock Trial coach at North Platte High School, and a mentor with Community Connections.

He practices in a variety of areas including business and corporation, criminal defense, estate planning, and family law.