- Business Planning & Transactions
- Family Law
- Personal Injury
- Real Estate Law
- Wills, Probate & Estates
Matthew G. Qauttlebaum joined Babb & Bixler in October 2017, returning to his roots after spending nine years in the Columbia area. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association and is admitted to practice in all the courts of the state of South Carolina. Matthew’s practice areas include real estate law, contracts, litigation, family law, personal injury, business planning & transactions, probate and estate planning.
A native of the Upstate and a graduate of Mauldin High School, Matthew attended the University of South Carolina in Columbia where he majored in Experimental Psychology. While working towards his Bachelors of Arts degree, Matthew served as a department research assistant, aiding in experiments investigating the psychology of memory. He was named to the President’s list for having a 4.0 GPA five times from 2005 to 2008, graduating Cum Laude in 2008. Matthew proceeded to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2011. During law school, Matthew acted as a research assistant to the family law professor and was involved in many campus organizations, serving as a member of the Criminal Practice Clinic, the Treasurer of the American Constitution Society and administrating the Moot Court competition.
Upon graduation from law school, Matthew began his career as a contract attorney with Hire Counsel in Columbia, South Carolina. Most recently, he served as an Associate Attorney at The Law Office of Daniel E. Hunt, P.A. in Easley, South Carolina. There he represented clients in family law, probate law, estate planning, personal injury law and real estate matters. The nature of his caseload was varied and required that he efficiently handle a multitude of cases simultaneously, ensuring that no detail was overlooked as he moved from the intake phase and interview process to resolution. He gained countless hours of experience in the courtroom representing clients in hearings, negotiations with opposing counsel, depositions and mediations.
A servant at heart, Matthew believes that his first and foremost duty as an attorney and as a human being is to serve others. He has a passion for providing his clients with the best legal counsel and guidance possible, and he feels that helping people navigate through difficult circumstances is the most rewarding aspect of his legal career.
In Matthew’s spare time he can often be found hiking in his favorite spot, Pleasant Ridge Park, attending a performance at The Peace Center, playing the piano, spending time with family or enjoying a college football game. A history buff and avid reader, he loves keeping up with the latest developments in science and technology. Matthew can be reached at 864.422.0022 or firstname.lastname@example.org.