Matthew R. Smiley HBA, JD

Matthew is a Thunder Bay local, growing up in the Village of Murillo outside of the city.

He first became interested in law after working for the OPP and seeing how the Criminal Justice system works. He completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, and shortly after applied for admittance to Thunder Bay’s new Law School, the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law.

While at Bora Laskin, Matthew became interested in Insurance Law, and had an opportunity to work for a plaintiff-based Insurance firm for his placement.

Matthew became a member of the Ontario Bar in 2018, and joined Buset LLP as an associate. Since joining the firm his primary focus has been on Insurance Defence Law and Civil Litigation.