Matthew J. Ebach (Matt) was born and raised in Michigan. He attended Michigan State University for his undergraduate degree and Michigan State University College of Law for his Juris Doctor. In 2018, while on active duty, Matt obtained an LL.M in Military Law (Administrative Law Concentration) from the The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, located in Charlottesville, VA. After graduating from law school, Matt practiced family law in Michigan’s thumb before joining a creditor’s rights firm in metro Detroit. His experience in both arenas have given him extensive litigation experience and court room exposure.
In 2009, Matt joined the US Army Reserve, commissioning as a First Lieutenant in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps. From 2010-2020 Matt spent most of this time on active duty. While on active duty, Matt was assigned as a Trial Counsel (Military Prosecutor), a Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, and a Deputy Command Judge Advocate.
Matt's time as a military prosecutor and advisor allowed him to hone his skills as a litigator and legal advisor in rigorous and high case load environments. As a legal advisor, Matt provided legal advice to senior commanders with several thousand Soldiers within their command. Their legal needs, ranged from disciplinary and justice issues, to fiscal law and employment law.
Most recently, Matt was assigned as a professor where he taught numerous subjects to judge advocates, Army commanders, and civilians attending classes provided at the only ABA accredited law school within the Department of Defense.
Matt is currently a Major in the United States Army Reserve.
Through all of the above work and professional experience, Matt and his wife have worked hard to bring adventure and a sense of family to their four boys.