About Matthew


Matthew George lives in Newark with his loving wife, Katelyn, a former school teacher at McGuffey Elementary in Newark. They are the proud of parents of Lydia (2) and Emily. Faith and family are at the center of Matthew’s life. Matthew is an active member of Covenant Community Church and an avid supporter of Heartbeats of Licking County.

Matthew is a conservative who reveres the Constitution and the rule of law. He was appointed to be a magistrate in 2007. Matthew has served Licking County honorably for over a decade and he currently serves both the Common Pleas and Domestic Courts.

Matthew is a committed constitutional conservative who is decisive and principled. Matthew was an Ashbrook Scholar at Ashland University and President of the Federalist Society at Washington & Lee University Law School.

Outside of the courtroom, Matthew enjoys spending time with family, reading extensively, bass fishing, playing golf and tennis, and cheering on the Cincinnati Reds and Ohio State Buckeyes. Matthew enjoyed organizing an annual Ryder Cup style golf match between Ohio and Michigan attorneys for several years.