Matthew is a J.D. graduate of Queen's University law school. He also earned a Bachelor of Science from the London School of Economics (U.K.). He is also currently the Resource Coordinator for the Crossover Youth Project. Crossover is a judicial reform pilot project focused on reducing adult recidivism by youth with involvement in the foster care system.
Before founding Eaton-Kent Law, Matthew worked as an Associate for Daniel Rechtshaffen and Associates, where he gained experience on cases involving importation, firearms trafficking, distribution, sexual assault, robbery, fraud and assault, among others. Matthew articled with Walter Fox and Associates where he assisted in defending individuals charged with similarly serious criminal charges.
Before returning to Canada, Matthew worked in the Immediate Office of the Prosecutor at the United Nations' International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia on the war crimes prosecutions.
Matthew is a member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario and the Law Society of Nunavut. He is also an active member of the Criminal Lawyers' Association.