About Attorney Matt Fry

DWI lawyer

Matt Fry is one of Missouri’s premiere DWI attorneys. He has successfully defended every type of DWI case, including assault, manslaughter, and felony murder. There is no DWI fact pattern Matt has not seen. 

Outside of his passion for DWI defense, Matt serves on the board and DWI committee for the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL), and as a member of the National College for DUI Defense.

Matt's other passions include teaching Trial Advocacy II at Saint Louis University School of Law and serving on the board of St. Louis Impact.

Areas of Practice

DWI/DUID Defense
Sexual Offenses 
State and Federal Criminal Law
Orders of Protection
Juvenile Law

Bar Admissions
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri

    J.D. - 2005
    Law Review: Saint Louis University Public Law Review, Member

  • Colorado College

    B.A. - 2002
    Major: Political Science and United States History

Honors and Awards

St. Louis Business Journal’s 30 Under 30 - 2007
Missouri Lawyers Weekly Up & Coming Lawyers - 2010
MACDL Bernie Edelman Award - 2014
MACDL: “Case of the Year” - 2016
Super Lawyers’ Rising Star - 2012 to 2017
Super Lawyers - 2017 to Present 
St. Louis Magazine "Best Lawyers", Criminal Defense - 2018 to Present 

CLE Presentations Given on DWI Law 

DWI Law & Science Seminar, The NHTSA Manual - 2015
MACDL, Changes in DWI Law - 2016
DWI Law & Science Seminar, Pre-Trial DWI Motions - 2016
DWI Seminar, Ethics When Defending DWI Cases - 2016
Missouri DWI Defense Institute, The Criminal Code - 2016
DWI Seminar, Ethics in DWI Cases - 2018
St. Louis Association, DWI Administrative Hearings - 2018
DWI Law & Science Seminar, Pre-Trial Motions - 2018
Mo. Bar, Recent Developments in DWI & Traffic Law - 2019
UMKC, DUI/Traffic Update - 2019
DWI Law & Science Seminar, DWI Law Update - 2017 to Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
MACDL, Board Member, DWI Committee
National College for DUI Defense, Member
St. Louis County Bar Association, Executive Committee
St. Louis Impact, Board Member
Autism Speaks, Young Professionals Board Member, 2012 - 2016

Updated on January 6th, 2022