Headshot of Attorney Matthew H. Crow in front of the Bookshelves

Matthew H. Crow is a partner at The Crow Law Firm, bringing over two decades of experience and a genuine passion for helping individuals navigate the complexities of consumer bankruptcy law. With a strong foundation in education and a deep commitment to family values, Matthew is not only an accomplished attorney but also a dedicated husband and father. 

Early Roots and Ambitions

Born in Saigon, Vietnam, Matthew's journey to becoming an attorney began when he moved to Union County, North Carolina—in the town of Wingate—during his childhood. Growing up in a family where his father, sister, and brother were all attorneys, the legal profession was deeply ingrained in his life from an early age. This familial influence, coupled with his own innate sense of justice, sparked his interest in the law. 

Before pursuing a career in law, Matthew was an 8th-grade math teacher. This experience equipped him with valuable skills in communication, patience, and problem-solving, which have proven invaluable in his legal career. He transitioned from teaching pre-teens about algebra and geometry to educating adults about the intricacies of bankruptcy and traffic laws, highlighting his abilities to serve diverse clients and simplify complex concepts for them to understand. 

Educational Journey

Matthew completed his undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Choosing Chapel Hill for his undergraduate education allowed him to stay connected to his roots while enjoying the vibrant academic environment that the university offered. He later attended Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia, where he honed his legal skills and earned his Juris Doctor degree. 

Richmond appealed to Matthew not only for its exceptional legal education but also for its proximity to both Chapel Hill and Charlotte, enabling him to stay close to family and loved ones. This combination of legal education and familial ties has shaped his approach to his legal practice, emphasizing the importance of maintaining connections with clients and understanding their unique circumstances. 

An Educator and Advocate

Matthew's background as a math teacher uniquely positions him to excel in his role as a bankruptcy attorney. He daily applies his mathematical skills to analyze percentages, ratios, and other financial data, all while maintaining a strong focus on clear and concise communication with his clients. 

His experience as a father of two school-age children further underscores his ability to empathize with the challenges clients face when trying to provide for their families while managing financial hardships. He understands that consumer bankruptcy cases are often about more than just finances; they're about preserving the well-being of families. 

Career Highlights 

With 24 years of legal experience under his belt, Matthew has dedicated his career to helping clients achieve their goals. While he cannot single out a single event as the most memorable, the satisfaction of contributing to his clients' success continues to be a driving force in his practice. 

Beyond the Office 

Outside of work, Matthew enjoys staying active through tennis and pickleball. He also takes pleasure in supporting his two children as they participate in their own sports activities. Traveling with his family allows him to create lasting memories, and leisurely walks with his wife and two dogs provide a peaceful way to unwind. 

Awards and Recognitions 

Matthew's commitment to excellence in consumer bankruptcy law has earned him recognition from the North Carolina State Bar as a Board Certified Specialist in Consumer Bankruptcy Law. Additionally, he has received multiple honors by being named to the NC State Bar Pro Bono Honor Roll, highlighting his dedication to providing legal services to those in need. 

A Commitment to Family and Learning

While the practice of law is a vital part of Matthew's life, he emphasizes that he is a husband and father first. He firmly believes in the importance of the family unit and a nurturing home life. This commitment extends to his clients, as he strives to help them strengthen their own family units, whether through resolving financial challenges or pursuing their dreams. 

Matthew also embodies a lifelong commitment to learning. He acknowledges that nobody has all the answers, and he is unafraid of admitting when he doesn't know something. However, he reassures his clients that he will work diligently to find the answers they seek, embodying his role as a dedicated advocate and student of the law. 

In Matthew Crow, clients find not only a skilled attorney but also a compassionate individual who understands the intricacies of their situations and is committed to helping them overcome legal challenges while maintaining the sanctity of the family unit. His blend of legal knowledge, educational background, and dedication to family values makes him a formidable advocate and a trusted ally for those facing consumer bankruptcy issues.  

If you are in the Monroe, North Carolina, area—including Union County, Mecklenburg County, Cabarrus County, Stanly County, Anson County, Lancaster County, and York County—reach out to him today for support.  

Year Joined Firm

  • 1998

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy Law

  • Traffic Cases

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1999

  • South Carolina, 1999


  • University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia

    • J.D. - 1998

  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

    • B.A. - 1992


  • N.C. Teaching Fellows program, UNC-CH

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), Member

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member