Matthew L. Barry

Attorney Matthew L. Barry is a skilled military lawyer who will fight for your rights. His office is located near Fort Campbell and he represents Servicemembers at all bases, worldwide. His military background and legal experience give him a unique understanding of military life, law and procedure. Attorney Barry has spent years as a military defense lawyer fighting for Servicemembers' rights and getting results for them. Whatever your legal situation, Attorney Barry is prepared to be a capable and powerful advocate on your behalf against the seemingly endless resources of the Government.

Background & Military History

Academic Background & Achievements

Academic Background & Achievements

-Graduated in the top 10% of his class at the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2008

-Awarded the Major General John D. Altenburg Jr. award for outstanding achievement in law; given annually for the highest GPA in the Law and Legal Studies major at West Point

-One of 20 Officers chosen by the United States Army to attend Law School in 2012 as part of the Funded Legal Education Plan

-Graduated with Honors from the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas

Military Background

Military Background

-Completed Airborne Training in 2006

-Served as the Executive Officer of an interrogation company while deployed to Baghdad, Iraq (2009-2010)

-Served as a Platoon Leader and Assistant Operations Officer from 2010-2011 as a member of HHC, 14th Military intelligence Battalion

-Served as the Commanding Officer of an interrogation company in Bagram, Afghanistan from 2011-2012

-Served as a Legal Assistance Attorney in 2016 as part of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, KY

-Served as a Trial Counsel from 2016-2017 as part of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, KY

-Served as a Defense Counsel from 2017-2019 as part of Trial Defense Services at the Fort Campbell Field Office

-Promoted to Major 2019

-Retired from the United States Army

-Successfully represented Servicemembers at countless legal proceedings (Courts-Martial, Investigations, Separation Boards, Record Corrections, etc).  Click here to see Attorney Barry's case results

Military Awards

Military Awards

-Recipient of the Gold German Proficiency Badge

-Valedictorian of Military Intelligence Officer Basic Course 2009

-Ranked as top Lieutenant in the Battalion for his entire time as a Lieutenant, including a deployment to Iraq from 2009-2010

-Awarded the Joint Service Commendation medal for his service as an Executive Officer in Iraq

-Rated as top Officer in the Battalion by the Battalion Commander while deployed to Bagram Afghanistan from 2011-2012

-Awarded LTC Arthur D. Nicholson Award by the National Military Intelligence Foundation given to one Officer a year for extraordinary performance in the field of Human Intelligence

-Awarded Knowlton Award by the Military Intelligence Corps Association for significant contributions in the field of Military Intelligence

-Awarded Bronze Star for service as a deployed Company Commander

-Awarded Meritorious Service Medal for service as a Defense Counsel at Fort Campbell, KY