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MaTia Hughes

Law Clerk

  • West Virginia University

    Morgantown, WV 2017

    B.A. in Political Science

  • Wake Forest University School of Law

    Winston-Salem, NC

    Juris Doctor Candidate


MaTia is a law clerk at Meriwether & Tharp. She is currently in her third year at Wake Forest University School of Law. She earned her bachelor's degree in Political Science at West Virginia University, where she also played D1 volleyball. While in law school, MaTia worked in the Child Advocacy Clinic, where she took the role as a Guardian ad Litem. She also worked in the Litigation Clinic, where she interned with a family law firm in Winston Salem, North Carolina. These experiences not only allowed her to develop litigation skills but also helped her to realize her strong interest in family law. In addition to her active participation in clinics and family law courses, MaTia is also the Online Editor of the Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy and helps manage the Wake Forest Women's Club Volleyball program.

MaTia is originally from Charleston, South Carolina and enjoys playing volleyball, watching movies, traveling, and spending time with family and friends in her free time.