Matthew A. Jones

Business Attorney
Ward and Smith, P.A.
910.794.4821 Fax 910.794.4877
Post Office Box 7068, Wilmington, NC 28406-7068

Matthew's multidisciplinary practice focuses primarily on business law matters.  He helps businesses and individuals with business formation and transactions.  Matthews also advises for-profit and non-profit organizations on governance issues and counsels on incorporation and dissolution documents for various forms of corporate entities.

Matthew's practice also includes assisting community associations in finding solutions to unique challenges faced daily.  He works with condominium, homeowner, and townhome associations of all sizes with drafting and amending association documents and provides guidance with enforcement of rules, covenants, and restrictions.


  • J.D., Campbell University School of Law, 2021
  • M.S., Campbell University, 2020
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017

Honors and Distinctions*

  • Eagle Scout

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • New Hanover County Bar Association
  • Campbell Law Alumni Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association – Sections: Business Law; Tax
  • North Carolina Bar Foundation, 4ALL Committee Member
  • Community Association Institute, North Carolina Chapter

Admitted to Practice

  • North Carolina, 2021

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  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Legal Elite Business North Carolina 2024
  • Super Lawyers 2021
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers 2023
  • U.S. News Best Lawyers 20234
  • 2024 Chambers USA

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