Matthew Pearl is an Associate Attorney at Sims & Campbell. Matt focuses his practice in Estate Planning, including the use of trusts for probate avoidance, asset protection and tax planning, Estate Administration and Elder Law including Medical Assistance (Medicaid) planning and eligibility. Matt works closely with individuals and families in various life stages to design estate plans tailored to each individual’s specific needs and circumstances, including drafting various estate planning documents and working with clients through and beyond final execution of their plans.
Matt received a Bachelor’s of Science in Journalism from West Virginia University, and his law degree from University of Baltimore. Matt was admitted to practice law in the State of Maryland in 2010. Matt is an active member in the Estate Planning and Elder Law Sections of the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA), and was recently nominated and accepted to the Elder Law and Disability Rights Section Counsel of the MSBA.
Prior to joining Sims & Campbell, in addition to practicing in the areas of Estate Planning, Estate Administration and Elder Law, he also practiced in the areas of Civil Litigation, including representation of clients in Will disputes and fiduciary litigation, Corporate Transactions and Real Estate. His diverse legal background gives him a unique perspective when designing and drafting estate plans.
Matt grew up in Owings Mills and Westminster, Maryland and now resides in Timonium with his wife and two children. He enjoys playing tennis, exercising, and is an avid fan of the Baltimore Ravens, Baltimore Orioles, Washington Capitals and the West Virginia Mountaineers.