About Us

At Norris Law Firm, PLLC, we work to protect consumer’s rights in warranty, fraud, and other consumer cases.  We represent individuals involved in a variety of consumer claims including auto fraud, unfair or abusive debt collection, improper credit reporting practices, identity theft, and wrongful repossession. Our mission is to aggressively represent consumers who have been victimized in the marketplace and promote awareness of consumer rights among North Carolina consumers, and businesses alike, so that consumer-related misconduct no longer goes uncontested. 

We believe that seeking justice in the courtroom demands a fearless, conscientious, and personalized approach. If you believe your consumer rights have been violated, contact us for a free consultation to see if we can help you.


J. Matthew Norris (Matt)

Matt was born and raised in North Carolina.  He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 1998 where he earned a B.S. in Economics.  After working for several years as a financial consultant recruiter, Matt attended law school at Georgia State University, where he graduated cum laude in 2007.  Since then, he has dedicated himself to representing North Carolina consumers in lemon law claims and other warranty disputes, as well as auto dealer fraud cases and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act violations.

Matt and his wife, Allison, have twin daughters, Scarlett and Stella. The family lives in Raleigh with two dogs and two (three-legged) cats, all rescued.  In a past life, Matt was an avid skydiving instructor and competitor, with over 3,000 skydives.

Professional Activities

  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association
  • Member, North Carolina Advocates for Justice – Consumer Areas of Practice Section Liaison to the Young Lawyers Division
  • Member, Wake County Bar Association

Seminars Given

  • National Association of Consumer Advocates – 2012 Auto Fraud Conference, (Clearwater, FL)
    • Consumer, Direct and Cross
    • Third-party Witness Testimony
    • Consumer Rebuttal Case

Education

  • Georgia State University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007
  • University of North Carolina at Wilmington, B.S., 1999

Clerkships

  • Judicial Clerk Intern to the Honorable Carol Hunstein, Georgia Supreme Court, 2006
  • Judicial Clerk Extern to the Honorable Robert Benham, Georgia Supreme Court, 2006

Bar & Court Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District, North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District, North Carolina