Matthew Bosak is Judge Colleen Cavanaugh’s law clerk for the 2014–2015 term. Matthew set the bar extremely high for Judge Cavanaugh’s future clerks, surviving chambers his very first month on the job! However, if you know Mr. Bosak this feat would hardly surprise you, as he approaches everything with a strong work ethic and the utmost professionalism.
Matthew grew up in Perry Hall with two younger sisters and an older brother. Growing up, Matthew enjoyed playing sports and worked as a referee for intramural soccer in college. In his spare time, Matthew enjoys playing pool, running, and spending time with his Welsh Corgi named Jameson. When not busy cheering for the Ravens, Matthew cheers on his fantasy football team, hoping to reprise his league’s championship title again this year. Matthew recently moved to Canton and loves exploring his new neighborhood.
Mr. Bosak’s pursuit of a legal career began at an early age, attending Towson High School’s Law and Public Policy magnet program. After high school, Mr. Bosak attended the University of Maryland, College Park, earning a double major in government and politics and criminology and criminal justice. Immediately following college, Matthew attended the University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law where he was named Notes and Comments Editors for the Maryland Journal of Business & Technology Law.
Aspiring to practice corporate law, Mr. Bosak focused his course of study and job experience in that area. During his final semester of law school, Mr. Bosak worked as a corporate law clerk and investor relations manager for Bayshore Mortgage Funding, LLC. For Bayshore, Mr. Bosak revised a private placement memorandum for a ten million dollar business venture and spearheaded contract formation between mortgage originators and corresponding investors. In addition, Matt interned at the University of Maryland Center for Clinical Trials and Corporate Contracts, where he drafted contracts between the University and leading pharmaceutical companies. Mr. Bosak also served as a civil litigation law clerk for the Lawyers Trust Title Company, LLC, where he answered discovery requests, drafted pleadings, and maintained case files for complex financial litigation.
Before working for Judge Cavanaugh, Mr. Bosak interned for the Hon. Paul Grimm, United States District Court for the District of Maryland, where he researched and drafted memoranda and analyzed the federal rules governing electronically-stored evidence for every district.
Given Mr. Bosak’s naturally friendly and helpful personality, it is not surprising his resume reveals a common theme—a strong commitment to public service. In college, Mr. Bosak was an active member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, raising over $50,000 for Autism awareness and research over just two years. Mr. Bosak organized a weeklong service trip to New Orleans where he, along with fifteen of his fraternity brothers, rebuilt home destroyed by hurricane Katrina. Through University of Maryland’s Landlord Tenant Clinic, Mr. Bosak provided legal assistance to Baltimore city residents with rent and housing issues who could not afford an attorney.
Mr. Bosak, who recently passed the Maryland Bar Exam, really enjoys working for Judge Cavanaugh and looks forward to his career, in which Matthew is sure to make a positive impact on the legal field and the greater Baltimore community.