Matthew Courtner

Matthew Courtner is a Member of Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell, P.L.C., and joined the Firm in 2011. Matthew practices in the area of general litigation, focusing primarily on tort and insurance defense, workers’ compensation, municipal law, and employment law. Matthew is a member of the Firm’s Tort and Insurance Practice Group and the Employment Law and Civil Rights Practice Group.


After obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Union University, Matthew earned his law degree, summa cum laude, from Mississippi College School of Law. While in law school, Matthew was a research assistant for Professor Deborah Challener and served as the On-Line Articles Editor for the Mississippi College Law Review.


After graduating from Mississippi College School of Law in 2009, Matthew decided to further his education. He received his Masters of Law in Taxation for New York University School of Law in 2010. While pursuing an L.L.M., Matthew was a research assistant for Professor Noel Cunningham.



Tennessee Bar Association
Jackson Madison County Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
The Howell Edmunds Jackson American Inn of Court


Papers, Presentations and Publications

The Intersection of Hollywood & Jurisprudence: “Examining Change Through 12 Angry Men & the Proposed Amendments to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 56,” 28 Miss. C. L. Rev.427 (2009)