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Matthew L. Bretz - Hutchinson, KS

3 Compound Drive Hutchinson, KS 67502

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Updated: 10/08/2015

Hutchinson Personal Injury Lawyer


Matthew Bretz is a Kansas native and a graduation of Kansas State University and Pepperdine School of Law. He got his start as an attorney with the Los Angeles firm of Erin Brockovich, Delta Force II and The Twilight Zone fame - Engstrom Lipscomb & Lack. Matt later returned to Kansas, and opened Bretz Law Offices in 1997. The firm name was changed to Bretz & Young in 2013 when Melinda Young joined as partner...

About Matthew L. Bretz

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury


  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Year Joined Firm

  • 1992


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1991
  • Kansas, 1992

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Kansas Bar Association (Member)
  • Reno County Bar Association (Treasurer)


  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California, 1991
    J.D., Juris Doctor
    Honors: Dean's List, Vincent Dalsimer Moot Court Award
  • Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, 1988
    B.S., Bachelor of Science
    Honors: Muir Memorial Scholarship
    Major: Physics Instructorship

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Alpha Tau Omega
  • Phi Alpha Delta

Past Positions

  • Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack, Attorney, -

Classes and Seminars

  • Physics Instructor, Kansas State University, -


Other Sources of Feedback About Matthew L. Bretz

Included on the 2023 Missouri and Kansas list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Matthew L. Bretz on Super Lawyers


  • AV Preeminent Rating (Martindale-Hubbell)
  • Member of Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum
  • 10.0 Superb Rating (AVVO)
  • Client Distinction Award (Martindale-Hubbell)
  • Dalsimer Moot Court Award (Pepperdine University School of Law)
  • Top 1-- Trial Lawyers (National Trial Lawyers Association), 2008 - 2014
  • Super Lawyers (KC Magazine)
  • Lawyer of the Year, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Wichita Area (Best Lawyers), 2015 - Present


Office Information


3 Compound Drive Hutchinson, KS 67502


  • 620-662-3445

Office Hours

Monday-Thursday: 7:30am - 5:30pm & Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm

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