Matthew L. Fabisch, Esq. is an attorney licensed in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Attorney Fabisch focuses his practice on appellate, bankruptcy, estate planning, elder law, special needs planning, and special education law.
Dedicated to providing clients practical, cost effective, solutions to their legal problems, Fabisch Law, L.L.C. goes the extra mile to guarantee clients have the guidance they need to achieve their goals. Whether you need a fresh start towards your American dream, seek to protect your family's assets, or defend your rights in court, Attorney Fabisch works to solve your legal problems by rendering quality legal advocacy and advice. Integrity, excellence, dedication, and common sense are the core values around which Attorney Fabisch bases his representation of clients.
Attorney Matthew Fabisch is a lifelong resident of southern New England, growing up in Brockton, Massachusetts and obtaining a bachelor’s degree at Bridgewater State University before attending law school at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island. During law school, Fabisch served as the Editor-In-Chief of the Roger Williams University Law Review, a member of the Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition Team, and as a member of the Criminal Defense Clinic. Matthew also worked throughout law school as a research assistant to Professor David Zlotnick providing research and editing assistance to his projects on rhetoric, judicial attitudes and the federal sentencing guidelines.
During his first summer of law school, Fabisch completed an internship (called a marshalship in the parlance of the British court system) with the Honorable Judge David Mole Q.C. Deputy High Court Judge, sitting by designation on the Queens Bench Division, Administrative Law Calendar, Supreme Court of Judicature for England and Wales. From this vantage point Fabisch was able to conduct research and write on procedural and substantive differences between British and American administrative law.
During his second summer in law school, Fabisch clerked for the Arizona Chapter of the Institute for Justice. During his time in Arizona Fabisch worked on a number of novel constitutional claims including assisting in the early stages of two cases, Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn, __ U.S. __ (2011) and Arizona Free Enterprise v. Bennett, __ U.S. __ (2011) that the Institute for Justice would eventually win in the United States Supreme Court.
Upon completing law school, Attorney Fabisch clerked for the Rhode Island Supreme Court Law Clerks Department, serving then Associate Justice of the Rhode Island Superior Court (Now United State Circuit Judge for the First Circuit Court of Appeals) O. Rogeriee Thompson in Washington County before rotating to finish his term as a judicial law clerk in Providence county. After clerking, Fabisch served as an associate at a regional insurance defense firm, where he specialized in appellate and critical motions practice, insurance fraud, and bad faith litigation before starting Fabisch Law, L.L.C.
In his spare time, Attorney Fabisch enjoys aviation, hiking, camping, and spending time with friends and family.
Professional Associations & Memberships
Rhode Island Bar Association - Member
RI Bar Association Supreme Court Bench/Bar Committee - Member
RI Bar Association Debtor/Creditor Rights Committee - Member
Rhode Island Bar Journal - Editor
Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Member
Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Member
Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy - Member
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education - Cooperating Attorney
Institute for Justice - Human Action Network
Town of Smithfield Planning Board - Vice Chairman
Stephen Hopkins Center for Civil Rights - President and General Counsel