• Name: Mr. Matthew Smith
     
    Subjects / Classes Taught:

    Business and the Law;
    Mediation / Ethics;
     
    Government and the Law (Regular and Honors);
    Economics and the Law (Regular and Honors;
    Advanced Trial Procedures 3-4, 5-6, 7-8
     
    Degree(s):
     
    Juris Doctorate, ASU Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law;
    B.S. - Political Science, MacMurray College;
    A.A., South Mountain CC
     

     

    Mr. Smith is in his 13th year of teaching in the Law Magnet at South Mountain High School.  He is an avid sports fan, supporting the Phoenix Coyotes, Washington Redskins, Phoenix Suns, Arizona Diamondbacks, Baltimore Orioles and Arizona State Sun Devils.  He is not a fan of bandwagon fans, but even they might be better than UofA, New York Yankee and Dallas Cowboy fans!!  Mr. Smith and his wife Patti (A professional photographer) have two sons Kaden (12 years old) and Conor (8 years old).   
     
    Mr. Smith is located in Room M-141 and currently teaches periods 1,2,3,4 and 5.  Mr. Smith's 7th Period Advanced Trail Procedures is located in the Law Center.  As part of the Law Magnet, he runs the Moot Court Program and the Mock Trial teams.  In addition, Mr. Smith currently serves as the Program Manager for the Law Magnet.