Matthew A. Jones

Tax and 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 tax and business law matters.  He helps businesses and individuals with tax planning and compliance, as well as business formation and transactions.  Matthews also advises non-profit and tax-exempt organizations on tax compliance and governance issues and counsels on incorporation and dissolution documents for non-profit organizations. 

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

  • North Carolina State Bar

Admitted to Practice

  • North Carolina, 2021

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

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