Matt Kurylo



Matt Kurylo

Fredericksburg Family Law Lawyer Helping Virginia Families with Criminal, Traffic Defense and Family Matters

Matt, a Virginia family law attorney, is a native of the state and enjoys CrossFit, canoeing, kayaking, triathlon, and a tennis match when time permits. Most of all, when he isn’t helping his clients, he enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends.

Matt began his legal career as a legal services specialist in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1998, then as an attorney in Fredericksburg in 2007. He is the founding partner of Kurylo Gold & Josey. In addition to providing assistance to clients, Matt serves as managing partner of the firm.

Matt received his B.S. from Campbell University and his J.D. from the University of Richmond School of Law. He grew up in Dumfries, Virginia and spent all of his childhood in the Dumfries/Woodbridge area. During his tour with the Marines, Matt worked with the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina and Quantico, Virginia.

Matt’s primary focus is on family law (divorce, military divorce, custody, support, property division), but he also helps clients with wills, powers of attorney, and business and nonprofit formation (including incorporating and setting up limited liability companies or LLCs).

Matt is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Virginia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Virginia, the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Virginia and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Virginia.

Matt is also an active member of the Virginia State Bar, the American Bar Association, the Virginia Bar Association, the Fredericksburg Area Bar Association, the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the Virginia State Bar Sections on Family Law, Military Law, and Trusts and Estates. Matt was named a Rising Star in SuperLawyers in 2015.

Locally, Matt is active with Friends of the Rappahannock and the Fredericksburg Area Chamber of Commerce.

Military awards and commendations:

  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, November, 1, 2002
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, August 8, 2001
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, November 16, 2004
  • National Defense Service Medal (Bronze Star in Lieu of Second Award), February 18, 2003
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with “M” device), February 18, 2003