Matthew Stein

Stein Whatley Attorneys at Law
2525 Bardstown Rd Ste 101
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 553-4750

A board certified and nationally recognized trial attorney with more than 29 years of courtroom experience, Matthew W. Stein represents clients statewide in Kentucky. In his practice, he represents personal injury and wrongful death clients who have suffered from car, motorcycle, truck, and bus wrecks; professional negligence; slip and falls; industrial accidents and more. Mr. Stein also has extensive litigation experience with breach of contract and business tort claims, and other business-related claims.

Mr. Stein graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in 1985. He went on to study law at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctorate in 1989. Mr. Stein is a Board Certified Civil Trail Advocate with the National Board of Trial Advocacy; a Board Certified Civil Pretrial Advocate with the National Board of Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy; a member of the Litigation Counsel of America; a member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100; and was voted a Kentucky Super Lawyer in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2013.


Admitted to Kentucky Bar, 1989
Trinity High School, Louisville KY, 1980
University of Kentucky (BS, Agriculture 1985)
University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law (JD, 1989)

Honors and Awards:

The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
Member, Diversity Law Institute and Member, The Trial Law Institute
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society.
Million Dollar Advocate

Special Licenses/Certifications:

Board Certified Civil Pretrial Advocate, National Board of Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy
Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

Volunteer Judge, 2013 Regional Mock Trial Competition
Presenter, Dirty Litigation Tactics, National Business Institute, 2013
Presenter, The Mechanics of Kentucky Civil Procedure, National Business Institute, 2012
Presenter, Medicare Set-Asides in Personal Injury Litigation, Maintaining an Ethical Practice, 2011
Presenter, How to Present your Case at Trial, National Business Institute, 2007