Matthew McIntosh grew up in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He graduated from the University of Jamestown in Jamestown, North Dakota before receiving his Master’s Degree and Juris Doctorate from the University of Wyoming.
After graduating from law school, Matthew worked in both the public and private sectors. In 2015, Matthew joined Beardsley, Jensen & Lee and in January of 2020, Matthew was named a partner in the firm. Matthew’s practice focuses on civil litigation, criminal defense, workers compensation, and insurance defense.
Matthew is a member of the following organizations:
- State Bar of South Dakota
- State Bar of Wyoming
- Pennington County Bar Association
- South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association
- Member of American Association for Justice
- Business Networking International
Matthew enjoys spending time outdoors snowboarding, fishing, and camping with his family. Matthew has been involved in coaching football in the community since 2013. After coaching the Southwest Middle School football team and the Rapid City Stevens High School football team, Matthew is now the head football coach for the Rapid City Christian Comets.
Schedule your consultation with Matt today at (605) 777-7466.
- Defense co-counsel regarding allegation that homeowners failed to remove ice and snow from their sidewalk which resulted in a slip and fall. In less than an hour and a half, the jury returned a verdict for the defense. The jury found the Plaintiff assumed the risk and also wrote to the judge asking if they could let the homeowners know that they were not negligent. Bass v. Paul Hanson & Jolayne Hanson, CIV19-2389 (2nd Jud. Cir. Ct., December 2, 2022).
- Plaintiff’s co-counsel regarding a motor vehicle accident where the defendant struck plaintiff from behind. Defendant offered less than medical bills incurred prior to trial. The jury returned a verdict for $300,000. Effenberger v. Nohr, 51CIV19-632 (7th Jud. Cir. Ct., June 8, 2022).
- Defense counsel regarding allegation that defendant, a farmer, over sprayed his soybeans and damaged plaintiff’s neighboring soybeans. Secured a defense verdict. Lee v. Stegeman, 38CIV18-33 (3rd Jud. Cir. Ct., May 4, 2022).
- Defense counsel against American Family Mutual Insurance Company regarding a motor vehicle accident in Wyoming where a vehicle attempted to pass the defendant as he turned left from a highway. Secured a defense verdict. American Family Mutual Insurance Company, S.I. v. Arlen Hatle, CV-2019-0147 (6th Jud. Dist. Ct., May 14, 2021).
- Defense co-counsel regarding a dog bite to a minor child while at the Defendants’ home during a birthday party. Secured a defense verdict. Engels v. Stimson, 14CIV19-101 (3rd Jud. Cir. Ct., March 23, 2021).
- Defense counsel regarding a motor vehicle accident where defendant slid into the rear of plaintiff’s vehicle. Secured a defense verdict. Peterson v. Van Zanten, 49CIV13-3532 (2nd Jud. Cir. Ct., August 8, 2018).
- Defense counsel against State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company regarding a motor vehicle accident where defendant avoided a sudden emergency but struck plaintiff’s vehicle on icy roads. Secured a defense verdict. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company v. Giyo Bryan Miranda v. John Doe, 40CIV15-52 (4th Jud. Cir. Ct., May 15, 2018). The decision was appealed by State Farm. The parties argued the case in front of the South Dakota Supreme Court and the Court affirmed the lower court decision. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company v. Giyo Bryan Miranda v. John Doe, 2019 S.D. 47, 932 N.W.2d 570 (S.D. 2019).
- Defense counsel regarding a motor vehicle accident where Defendant turned left and Plaintiff collided with defendant’s vehicle. Secured a defense verdict. Fischer v. McGuire, 46CIV14-178 (4th Jud. Cir. Ct., Nov. 14, 2016).