Matthew Muir Jones Waldo Shareholder

Matthew Muir


Matt has a wide range of experience and expertise assisting clients with real property litigation and complex commercial disputes. He is well versed in handling the tricky issues real property owners face in seeking to exercise their rights while facing opposition from local governments, neighbors, landlords, tenants, or co-owners. He also handles commercial cases including partnership disputes, contract breaches, construction defects, and fraud.

Matt also has significant experience in assisting families resolve difficult problems arising from the aging or death of a loved one, including disputes over guardianships, conservatorships, trusts and family estates.

Finally, Matt maintains a personal injury practice and has successfully resolved multiple high-dollar injury cases for both plaintiffs and defendants.


Prior to joining Jones Waldo, Matt practiced law with two commercial litigation boutique firms in Salt Lake City.

Education & Admissions


University of Utah College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2002 J.D., William H. Leary Scholar, Appellate Advocacy Team Member (2001-2002), Quarter-finalist Fordham University Securities Law Moot Court Competition (2002), University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1998 B.A.

Bar Admittance

Utah, 2002

Professional Affiliations

  • Matt is active in the legal community. He recently concluded two terms as a member of the Utah Supreme Court Ethics and Discipline Committee and he serves as a chairperson for medical malpractice screening panels.


  • Matt has been listed several times as one of “Utah’s Legal Elite” in Utah Business Magazine and as a “Rising Star” in Mountain States Super Lawyers.