Matthew B. Lowery is a lifetime resident of Northern Virginia and has called Prince William County home since 1984. Matt graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1994 with a degree in Political Science and then went on to attend the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond. After graduating from law school in 1997, Matt worked for almost seven years as a criminal defense attorney, Guardian Ad Litem, and family law practitioner in private practice in Stafford County.
In 2004 Matt embarked on a nearly twenty-year career as a prosecutor, working in Spotsylvania, Prince William, and Fairfax Counties. During his tenure as a prosecutor, Mr. Lowery rose to the rank of Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney in two different jurisdictions, where, as a supervisor, he was responsible for the management of cases initiated in Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court. Additionally, Matt served as an instructor for police and other prosecutors as a faculty member for Virginia’s homicide and narcotics intervention schools. In 2020, Matt’s achievements in legal education were recognized when he was awarded the “Michael R. Doucette Lecturer of Merit Award” by the Virginia Commonwealth Attorney’s Service Council.
During his time as an attorney, Matt has handled criminal trials ranging from petit larcenies to capital murders and has handled all manner of divorce, child custody, child support, and spousal support matters. Mr. Lowery has argued cases before every level of Virginia’s courts, including the Supreme Court of Virginia.
Mr. Lowery brings a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of both criminal and family law. His goal is to help clients to identify the most critical issues in their cases, and then to provide them with effective legal advice so that matters may be resolved as quickly and successfully as possible.
Matt has two college-aged sons and is a Life Member of the Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department, having served for thirty years actively providing fire, rescue, and emergency medical service in Prince William County.