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Matt Krause serves as Of Counsel with First Liberty Institute. Along with litigation matters, Matt helps in a variety of other areas such as donor development and media outreach. Matt is currently finishing up his fifth term in the Texas House of Representatives. Since 2013, he has represented House District 93 in Tarrant County. He currently serves as the Chairman of the General Investigating Committee. During his five terms in the House, Matt has consistently been recognized for his efforts to defend and advance religious liberties. He has been named a “Faith and Family Champion” several times by Texas Values. He has also received special recognition by pro-life groups for his efforts to defend the preborn. Matt was a founder and Co-Chairman of the Texas Prayer Caucus, and a founder and officer in the Texas Freedom Caucus.

Prior to joining the Texas Legislature, Matt ran the Texas office for a national non-profit constitutional litigation firm. He successfully defended the rights of students in public schools, and also an evangelist against the federal government who had unfairly targeted his client.

Matt was also part of the inaugural class at Liberty University School of Law. During his time in law school, Matt served as the President of the Student Bar Association, was an Editor for the Law Review, and was a member of the national moot court team. He graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Matt graduated Summa Cum Laude with his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from San Diego Christian College. During college, he was a NAIA All-American Scholar Athlete for the men’s basketball team.

Matt is licensed by the State Bar of Texas.

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