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R. Matthew Graham, Senior Litigation Attorney at Hernandez Law Group, P.C.


Matthew Graham is a 2000 graduate of Texas A&M University School of Law (formerly Texas Wesleyan School of Law) and brings more than two decades of civil litigation experience to the Hernandez Law Group, P.C. team.

Over the course of his career, Matthew has spent many years representing insurance companies in trials throughout the Southwest United States, and has also served as Director of Subrogation Litigation for a 10-state region of the nation’s second largest automobile insurance carrier.

From years spent watching the way the insurance companies work against the interests of  families and individuals, he sharpened his ability to recognize their tactics and hold them accountable. He knows that a hands-on approach to the practice of law, along with a willingness to take the fight to the other side, are the keys to success in personal injury litigation. His record of trial successes are a result of his unwavering commitment to preparation and attention to detail.

He is licensed to practice law in Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. He is also admitted in the Federal District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas and the District of Colorado.

Education Background:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of North Texas -1995
  • Juris Doctorate from Texas A&M University School of Law (formerly Texas Wesleyan School of Law) – 2000

Professional Accomplishments

  • Licensed to practice law in Texas since November of 2000
  • Licensed to practice law in New Mexico, Colorado, and Oklahoma
  • Admitted to practice in the Northern and Eastern Federal Districts of Texas and the Federal District for the state of Colorado

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Primary Responsibilities

Matthew Graham is in charge of litigating personal injury cases throughout Texas and New Mexico, including all aspects of settlement negotiations, discovery, motion practice, mediation, and trial.

Personal Note From R. Matthew Graham

A book, a gavel, and a pair of legal scales.

Representing plaintiffs offers me the opportunity to achieve justice in real and concrete terms for those injured by the negligence of others. I am passionate about my role as a “voice” for the too often unnoticed members of society who require the skill and services of a highly trained and experienced trial attorney to right the wrongs brought about by the carelessness of individuals and businesses.

I got into this business originally to right the wrongs of insurance companies who made promises to their clients that they had no intention of keeping. Without zealous and aggressive legal representation, injured people are forced to fight an uphill battle against legions of adjusters and defense attorneys on their own. I entered the profession of representing injured people to even the playing field and bring to bear every tool at my disposal to force those businesses to keep the promises they’ve made and hold them accountable. 

Tragedy impacts everyone differently. But the common thread is the need for the client to be truly heard and to be given a voice. I advocate for the injured by learning what they need and focusing on how a complex and often frustrating justice system can meet those needs; can make them whole.

Interesting Facts About R. Matthew Graham

Matthew Graham is a proud father of 6 and is married to his high school sweetheart, Christy. He is an avid reader and an active member of the Munger Methodist Church in East Dallas. He is interested in travel, politics, film, and watching his wife garden.

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