AN EXPERIENCED CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY IN AUSTIN, TX
Mr. Shrum attended the University of Texas at Austin where he received a degree in biology. Upon graduation, he worked in the startup industry and in the House of Representatives for the 78th Session of the Texas Legislature.
He then decided to pursue a career in law and attended the University of Texas School of Law. While in school, he became a certified mediator and mediated a number of lawsuits. He also worked for several Austin, TX law firms to gain experience in multiple areas of law and returned to the House of Representatives to work in the 79th Session of the Texas Legislature.
After graduating in 2006 and passing the Texas Bar, Mr. Shrum worked for the Travis County Attorney’s office as a prosecutor. He then decided to start his own practice and opened The Law Office Of Matthew Shrum in 2008.
“Justice… every person in the criminal justice system is supposed to be bound by a promise to seek justice and not just convictions or convenience. There are times where seeking justice for a client is not convenient, it’s hard and persistent work. I have to grind against a system that doesn’t always want to give into what I believe is justice for my client.”