Matthew V. Kennedy


The Law Offices of Frederick W. Nessler & Associates, Ltd.
536 N. Bruns Lane, Suite 1
Springfield, IL 62702
Phone: (217)698-0202
Fax: (217)698-0203
Toll Free: (800)727-8010

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Matthew Kennedy began his career with Nessler & Associates as an intern while he was still attending law school.  After he graduated,  and passed the Illinois State Bar, Mr. Kennedy was hired as a full-time attorney.  Mr. Kennedy now heads the Workers’ Compensation division at Nessler & Associates.  He has dedicated his career to helping injured workers recover the workers’ compensation benefits they need.


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
University of Louisville, 2006

Juris Doctorate
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2010


Illinois State Bar Association

American Bar Association

Sangamon County Bar Association, Committee Member

Admitted to Practice

State of Illinois

United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois 

Practice Emphasis

Mr. Kennedy practices primarily in the areas of workers’ compensation and personal injury.

Professional Achievements

Member of Lincoln-Douglas American Inn of Court
November 2015 - Present