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Matthew I. Hetzel

Jackson, mississippi

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Biography Overview

Matthew I. Hetzel is originally from Atmore, Alabama. He and his wife, Susan Hetzel, have lived in Jackson, Mississippi for the last 14 years and have three daughters: Nora Beth, Ellie and Lauralee.

He is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Mississippi and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is also admitted to practice in Alabama. Over the course of his legal career, his practice has been heavily concentrated in the area of civil litigation, with an emphasis on personal injury and workers’ compensation. He now focuses his practice on the representation of injured workers before the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission.

Practice Areas

  • Workers’ Compensation


  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar


  • University of South Alabama, B.A., 1991
  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 1999