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Attorney Matthew Aneese joined The Sam Bernstein Law Firm in 2009.

Growing up, Matthew always wanted to become a trial lawyer. Today, he advocates for people facing injustice in courtrooms across the state. Matthew considers it a privilege to have represented clients in nearly every county in Michigan.

As a member of the firm’s litigation team, Matthew represents clients in state, federal, and appellate courts. Over the course of his career, Matthew has achieved numerous million-dollar recoveries, and has successfully obtained jury verdicts and Court of Appeals wins in several challenging cases. Matthew’s legal victories have been featured in Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly magazine, and he has received numerous awards from respected publications including The National Trial Lawyers and Super Lawyers. Matthew has been selected as a Michigan Rising Star or Michigan Super Lawyer every year since 2015.

Outside the courtroom, Matthew serves on a number of prominent legal organizations and committees. In 2015, he was elected by his peers to the State Bar of Michigan Representative Assembly and has served three terms as a member. In 2019, Matthew was appointed by the Michigan Supreme Court to a 21-member panel of attorneys and judges that serve on the Committee on Model Civil Jury Instructions for the State of Michigan. Matthew is also a long-time member of the Michigan Association for Justice and currently serves on its Executive Board.

Matthew began his legal journey in 2008 at Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, Michigan. While attending law school and working at the Firm, Matthew also served as a judicial intern to the Chief Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court. Soon after that, he served as an intern for a Senior Judge at the United States District Court in the Eastern District of Michigan.

Matthew is a life-long resident of Michigan and enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with his wife, family, and friends.


J.D., Wayne State University Law School

B.A., Oakland University


Michigan State Bar Association

Michigan Association for Justice

US District Court Eastern District of Michigan

Representative Assembly Member – State Bar of Michigan – 2015 to Present

The National Trial Lawyers – Top 40 under 40 Michigan Civil Plaintiff Attorneys

National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys – Michigan Top 10 Attorneys under 40

Michigan SuperLawyers – Rising Star – 2015 to Present

Best of the Best Attorneys - Personal Injury


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