Matthew Sibert was born and raised in southern California and earned his bachelor’s degree in Criminology from the University of La Verne. While attending the University of Tulsa College of Law, Matthew participated in the study abroad program in Geneva, Switzerland where he focused on International and Comparative Law, and Law and Culture in addition to attending the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
After graduating from law school, Matthew moved to Las Vegas for the opportunity to clerk for a long-established boutique law firm where he later was employed as an associate attorney for several years practicing in the areas of criminal defense, gaming law, land use, and privileged licensing.
Matthew is admitted to the Nevada State Bar and Federal Bar and has represented clients on criminal defense matters throughout southern Nevada and before the Federal District Court. Further, Matthew has successfully represented clients before the Nevada Gaming Commission and State Gaming Control Board as well as the Clark County Board of Commissioners and the Las Vegas City Council on various privileged licensing and land use matters including short-term residentials rentals and medical and recreational marijuana matters.
Although the legal world is one of adversarial positions and zero-sum rules, Matt has consistently worked to find the ground which brings justice, and a fair outcome, to everyone involved.
With extensive experience in the specialty niche of Privileged licensing matters, Matt has gained experience and made a positive name for himself.
Before Matt found his current niche, he assisted in civil litigation at the Law offices of Matt Morris and volunteered with the Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles, California.
Matthew is a member of the American Bar Association and Clark County Bar Association.
Matthew joined LV Criminal Defense in 2018.