Duke University School of Law – J.D., LLM, 2005
Brigham Young University – B.A., 2002
Honors & Distinctions
Safley Family Scholar, Duke University School of Law
Articles Editor, Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy
Idaho State Bar Business & Corporate Law Section Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section Real Property Section
J. Reuben Clark Law Society
Boise Chamber of Commerce
Matt Christensen joined Angstman Johnson in 2008 as an associate attorney. Now a member of the firm, Matt has a civil litigation practice involving commercial law (finance and secured transactions), bankruptcy, real property, and business matters. He also has a transactional practice involving real estate, finance and business matters, including franchising. Matt frequently represents bankruptcy trustees and other fiduciaries in recovering assets and administering estates.
Prior to joining the firm, Matt was a Junior Partner at a Meridian, Idaho, law firm and also established a solo practice.
In addition to practicing law, Matt is an adjunct professor at the University of Idaho College of Law where he teaches international trade/business, real estate transactions and law practice management courses.
Matt obtained his Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from Brigham Young University in 2002. He earned his J.D. and LL.M in International and Comparative Law degrees from Duke University School of Law in 2005. While at Duke, he was an Articles Editor for the Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy.
In addition to practicing law and teaching, Matt also enjoys spending as much time as possible with his wife and five children and expanding his ever-growing library of books.
Represented international franchisor and franchisee in federal court litigation with supplier.
Represents bankruptcy trustee in fair debt collection, fraudulent transfer and preference litigation actions
Represents defendants in bankruptcy fraudulent transfer and preference litigation
Represented developer in partnership litigation
Represents Debtors in Chapter 7, 13 and 11 bankruptcy cases
Represents film production company
Selected List of Speaking Engagements
Adjunct Professor, University of Idaho Law School, 2008-present, teaching international trade/business, real estate transaction and law practice management courses
“Confidently Handling Title Insurance Claims” October 2008
“Litigation Ethics” November 2008, 2012
“Title Insurance: Policies, Claims, Litigation” February 2009, April 2014
“Ethical and Bankruptcy Issues” for “Real Estate Law: Advanced Issues and Answers” March 2009
“Issues in Title Insurance” and “Transfer of Title” May 2009