Matthew G. Rittmayer

Matthew G. Rittmayer, J.D.

Partner

Dallas Office
300 Crescent Court, Suite 1350
Dallas, Texas 75201
214-751-2130

mrittmayer@theblumfirm.com

Matthew G. Rittmayer, J.D., Partner at The Blum Firm, received his J.D. magna cum laude from Texas Tech University School of Law where he was Comment Editor for Texas Tech Law Review. Mr. Rittmayer earned his Bachelor of Arts in History at Emory University. He is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law. His practice focuses on helping clients establish estate plans that consider tax aspects and non-tax aspects such as family dynamics and efficient transitions from generation to generation. He also works with clients on probate, estate & trust administration, asset protection, formation of business entities, and trust modifications.

Matthew, along with his wife Veronica, volunteers with Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) to serve as a personal advocate for abused and neglected children.

In his spare time, Matthew enjoys cooking & barbecuing, gardening, running, watching movies, and being a new(ish) parent.

Education & Accreditations

  • Emory University (2004)
    Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Texas Tech University School of Law (2009)
    Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude
    CALI Awards for highest grade: Constitutional Law, Contracts
    Jurisprudence Awards: Contracts, Criminal Law, Legal Practice II
    Comment Editor, Texas Tech Law Review
    Research Assistant to Professor Arnold Loewy
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law

Honors & Awards

  • Named a “Texas Rising Star Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters (2015-2019)

Professional Memberships and Designations

  • Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® 
  • Dallas Probate Inn of Courts, Inaugural Member
  • Dallas Bar Association Probate, Trusts, & Estates Section
  • Dallas Estate Planning Council
  • Texas Bar College
  • Past Co-Chair, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Elder Law Committee
  • Past President, Emory Alumni DFW Chapter

Community Service & Personal Interests

  • Volunteers with Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for abused and neglected children, along with his wife Veronica

Speeches

  • Obtaining Letters of Administration in Complex Scenarios, Dallas Bar Association & Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, June 2020