McCarthhy & Akers Northern Viginia Attorney Lawyers
Your Trusted Attorneys for Life
Licensed in Virginia and West Virginia

Matthew S. Akers
Position: Partner
Office Location: Winchester, Virginia

Areas of Practice:

Matthew S. Akers is a founding partner of McCarthy & Akers, PLC. His practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, appellate law, construction law, contracts, and zoning, planning and land use.

Mr. Akers received his J.D. from the Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor, Michigan where he served as Executive Solicitations Editor of the Ave Maria Law Review. After graduation from law school, Mr. Akers clerked for the Honorable James L. Ryan, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia, where he majored in Philosophy with minors in Economics and Theology.

Admitted: Virginia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia
West Virginia and U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia

Education: Ave Maria School of Law, Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 2007
Christendom College, Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 2003

Clerkship: Hon. James L. Ryan, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Affiliations:  Virginia State Bar Member
Warren County Bar Association Member
Winchester/Frederick County Bar Association Member
West Virginia State Bar Member

Current and Past Civic Involvement:
Government Experience: Town Attorney – Mount Jackson, VA
Charitable and Non-Profit Experience: Vice President and Board Member – New Eve Maternity Home, Winchester, VA
Finance Committee Member – St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Front Royal, VA
Board Member – Adult Care Center of the Northern Shenandoah Valley
Board Member – Istituto del Sacro Cuore