San Diego Attorney
Matthew R. Souther, Esq.
Mr. Souther joined Neil Dymott as an associate in 2004 and became a shareholder of the firm in July 2013. He is admitted to practice in the state of California and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. The emphasis of his practice is on the defense of medical malpractice claims, professional liability, personal injury, healthcare claims and general civil litigation.
Mr. Souther is an adjunct professor at California Western School of Law, where he teaches a course on medical malpractice litigation. He is a member of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, San Diego County Bar Association, American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, San Diego Association for Healthcare Risk Management, Southern California Association of Health Risk Management, and San Diego Defense Lawyers (“SDDL”), where he served on the Board of Directors in 2010 and 2011. Mr. Souther served as the Golf Tournament Chairman in 2011 and successfully raised $5,000, which was donated directly to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Mr. Souther earned his law degree at California Western School of Law. Prior to joining Neil Dymott, Mr. Souther volunteered at the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, where he received the “Distinguished Service Award” for Pro Bono legal service in 2003. He also was the recipient of the “Wiley W. Manuel Award” for Pro Bono service in 2004.
Mr. Souther is originally from York, Pennsylvania. He attended the University of Nevada, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Aside from practicing law, he is an avid cyclist and skier. He also enjoys golfing and surfing.
- California Western School of Law, J.D.
- University of Nevada, B.A.
- Elder Abuse
- General Liability
- Personal Injury
- Professional Liability
- Trucking & Transportation
Admitted to Practice
- State Bar of California
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
- Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
- American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
- San Diego County Bar Association
- San Diego Defense Lawyers Board of Directors
- San Diego Association for Healthcare Risk Management
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