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Matthew R. Rust

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Matthew R. Rust

Associate
Matthew R. Rust is an approachable, calm, creative attorney whose curiosity and genuine interest in learning more about a client's business and industry benefits his clients.

An entrepreneur and technophile at heart, Matt's deep interest in business, technology and law provides a unique approach to problem-solving that addresses legal issues with the client's core business objectives in mind.  While Matt effectively works with businesses of any size, he particularly enjoys working on projects with entrepreneurs and technologists.

A native of Evansville, Matt is passionate about access to justice, enjoys listening to hip hop/R&B music (especially Kanye), and is a big fan of the Indiana Pacers.

Education

  • 2019:  Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Ind., J.D.
  • 2015:  Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., B.A. International Studies, Minor in Spanish

Bar Admissions

  • State of Indiana

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana

Foreign Languages

  • Spanish (conversational)

Professional Affiliations

  • Evansville Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association

Civic Affiliations

  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law
    • Outreach for Legal Literacy:  Volunteer and Executive Board
    • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity:  Executive Board
    • Moot Court:  Participant

Publications and Presentations

  • “Indiana Supreme Court Highlights Importance of Rent-to-Own Real Estate Contract Language,” Article posted on KDDK.com, Author (September 2019)

Recognitions

  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law
    • IU Maurer Dean’s Scholar
    • Transactional Drafting Competition, Semifinalist (2017, 2019)
  • Indiana University
    • Executive Dean’s List
    • Stephen J. Stein Research Award Recipient