August 19, 2014
Tuesday, August 26th from Noon to 1pm at Edison’s
Guest Speaker: Matt Rinaldi
About Matt Rinaldi:
Republican Candidate for Texas House District 115
Matt Rinaldi is the Repulican candidate for House District 115 in Northwest Dallas County. House District 115 is composed of parts of Addison, Carrollton, Coppell, Farmers Branch, Irving, and a very small part of Lewisville. The seat has been formerly held by Kenny Marchant, Jim Jackson, and Bennett Ratliff.
Rinaldi attended James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Economics. He continued his studies at Boston University School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 2001. Upon receiving his law degree, Matt accepted a position as a litigation associate with the Dallas office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is currently a commercial litigation attorney with the law firm of Miller, Egan, Molter & Nelson, LLP. He was selected as a Texas Monthly Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2006 and 2007.
Matt was among the first organizers of the Dallas Tea Party and is a coordinator for the Northwest Dallas County Tea Party Coalition. He has also served as Vice President of Programs for the Greater Irving Republican Club, and a member of the Metrocrest and Coppell Republican Clubs.
Matt challenged Republican Incumbent Bennett Ratliff and won by a margin of less than 100 votes in an extremely competitive race. In November he will take on Democrat candidate Paul Stafford and Libertarian Candidate Kim Kelly.