Matthew B. Carden is a law clerk in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Albany office, where he utilizes his legal knowledge and experience to assist firm attorneys with their clients’ legal matters. He also conducts legal research and analysis, prepares legal documents, compiles case materials and writes reports and other memoranda. Matthew passed the 2019 Uniform Bar Exam and is expected to be admitted to practice law in New York State in January 2020, at which point he will be named an Associate.
Matthew’s legal experience includes working as a Law Student Intern for the Community Development Clinic at the Albany Law Clinic & Justice Center, where he provided legal services to small businesses and not-for-profit clients in a variety of transactional matters, including drafting contracts and bylaws, incorporating organizations and forming 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporations. He also was a Law Clerk for an Albany Law firm, where he researched substantive and procedural legal issues and prepared subpoenas and memoranda on various issues of law, including wire fraud and forming not-for-profit corporations. Matthew served as an Intern for the Hon. Stacy L. Pettit in Albany County Surrogate’s Court and as a Summer Judicial Intern for the Hon. Mark L. Powers of the New York State Supreme Court, Fourth Judicial District, in Schenectady, N.Y.
Matthew earned his Juris Doctor from Albany Law School, where he was named to the Dean’s List. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, in Accounting, with minors in Business and Film Studies from the University at Albany. He has been a volunteer for the Make-A-Wish Foundation since 2000.
NOT YET ADMITTED TO THE BAR OF ANY STATE, ABLE TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT AS A LAW CLERK AND NOT AS AN ATTORNEY.