Attorney Matthew K Prior

Practicing in Neillsville, Clark County, Wisconsin

Attorney Matthew Prior grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, and graduated from Middleton High School. He attended college in Wisconsin at UW Whitewater, and then attended law school at Hamline University in St Paul, MN. He has practiced law in Clark County WI and the surrounding area since 2002.

Matthew serves on the Board of Directors for the Board of Directors for Volunteer Interfaith Caregivers for Clark County WI, and he volunteers time with the Clark County Free Legal Clinic.

Attorney Prior enjoys the outdoors, fishing, hiking, walking his dog, riding his bike and his motorcycle. He is an avid and accomplished sailor for the past 30 years.

Bar Admissions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin


Hamline University Law School, Juris Doctor (J.D.)
UW-Whitewater, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Psychology


State Bar of Wisconsin
Clark County Bar (Secretary/Treasurer)
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Community Activities

Board of Directors, Volunteer Interfaith Caregivers
Clark County Free Legal Clinic

Prior Law Office is an experienced, effective Neillsville, Wisconsin law firm focused on giving personalized attention and aggressive legal representation in matters of criminal defense, personal injury law, and family law. Attorney Matthew Prior represents clients in Neillsville, WI; Black River Falls, WI; and Medford, WI; in Wisconsin state courts for Clark County, Taylor County, Jackson County, Wood County, Eau Claire County, Chippewa County, and Trempealeau County.