GREENBELT, Md. (July 9, 2014) – Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, P.A. is pleased to announce that Matthew J. Focht has joined the firm as an associate in the Personal Injury practice group.
Focht focuses his practice on all aspects of civil litigation, with an emphasis on plaintiff's-side personal injury cases, at the state and federal level in Maryland and the District of Columbia. He has argued cases in both the Maryland Court of Appeals and the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.
“We welcome Matthew to the firm as we continue to enhance our services to clients in numerous key areas,” said Burt M. Kahn, the firm’s president. “Matthew brings valuable courtroom experience and will be an asset to our personal injury team.”
Focht was a member of the 2013 inaugural class of the Leadership Development Academy of the Bar Association of Montgomery County. As a Leadership Development Academy Fellow, he assisted in the creation of a truancy court program at Shady Grove Middle School in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Focht earned his J.D. from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. He also has a B.A. from Loyola College in Maryland.