Matthew Gelina

Matthew Gelina

Associate

Matthew Gelina handles matters involving personal injury, insurance defense, transportation law, and employment disputes. His experience includes assisting in drafting court filings, discovery responses and providing independent case evaluation and analysis. Prior to HDBD, Matthew worked as a negotiator for another Houston law firm. Before that, he worked for 10 years as a claims adjuster for a major insurance company.

During college, Matthew interned at the British Parliament under Scottish MP, James Murphy.

Telephone: 713.255.4726
Fax: 713.652.2419
mgelina@hdbdlaw.com
1980 Post Oak Blvd
Suite 1800
Houston, Texas 77056

Curriculum Vitae

  • Education
    South Texas College of Law Houston, J.D. (cum laude) 2015
    • Dean's Honor List

    State University of New York, B.A. (magna cum laude); B.S. (magna cum laude) 2003
    • Alpha Chi National Honor Society
    • Phi Beta Delta (academic excellence in study abroad programs)
    • Alpha Phi Sigma (excellence in the study of Criminal Justice)
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    Certified, Third Party Neutral, Texas Rules of Civil Procedure
Outside of work, Matt enjoys reading, traveling “pretty much anywhere” (bonus points if there’s a beach around), and going to Astros games.