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Matt Gorney is a Wichita native. Originally a professional journalist, he successfully translated the skills to report stories into effectively those stories in court. He firmly believes the first step in resolving any case is by listening carefully to truly understand what is at issue. Matt learned the value of hard work, commitment, and loyalty from his family. Having spent more than five years as a criminal defense practitioner, Matt learned the practice of law requires meticulous, detailed work to achieve positive results. As such, he melds thorough preparation with zealous courtroom advocacy when representing clients.

Matt has two sons and a wonderful wife. He is baseball fan who can often be found watching his favorite team, the Kansas City Royals. He is also a proud member of the Delta Chi Fraternity which he joined as an undergraduate at Kansas State University and remains actively involved with in numerous ways at the local, regional, and international levels.


Kansas State University

KU William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications

University of Kansas School of Law


State of Kansas

United States District Court for the District of Kansas

United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit
United States Supreme Court


General Civil Litigation, Civil Rights Law, Employment Law, Governmental Liability Defense, Insurance Defense


AV Preeminent® Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™

Selected to Best Lawyers in America®, Criminal Defense: General Practice (2021, 2022)

Selected to Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Rising Stars List (2018-2021)

The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, Criminal Defense – Kansas (2019-2021)

Kansas Bar Association

Wichita Bar Association

Wesley E. Brown Inn of Court

To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well.

– John Marshall