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Matt Powell

Quick Facts about Matt Powell:

Lubbock District Attorney’s office since March of 1995

Tried more than 200 criminal jury trials

Never lost a felony jury trial 

Tried 29 murder cases and 4 capital murder death penalty cases 

Appointed Lubbock County District Attorney by Governor Rick Perry on December 21, 2005 

Provides training and guidance to 31 lawyers, approximately 22 staff member and 18 investigators

Additional Professional Prosecution Experience

Represented the State of Texas as a misdemeanor

Prosecutor in the Montgomery County Courts at

Law from 1993 to 1995 

Tried approximately 100 misdemeanor cases while serving in the Montgomery County attorney’s office 

Lubbock Professional Police Officer’s Association

Lubbock Realtor’s Association

Texas Tech University, BA in English 1989

University of Tulsa, Juris Doctorate 1992

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