Matt Wunsche is a native of southeastern Pennsylvania and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English, with an emphasis in rhetoric and a minor in political science, from Penn State University in 2000. In 2003, Wunsche graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law. While a student at UNC, Wunsche was on the Holderness Moot Court Bench and won the Best Brief award in the Invitational Team moot court competition. From 2003 through 2008, Wunsche was an assistant appellate defender at the Office of the Appellate Defender, where he represented indigent criminal defendants on direct appeal for offenses ranging from probation revocations to first-degree murder. From 2008 through 2015, Wunsche worked as a staff attorney at the North Carolina Court of Appeals, where he drafted proposed opinions for the Court and reviewed petitions for extraordinary writs. In May of 2015, Wunsche began his current position as appellate counsel for the State’s guardian ad litem program. Wunsche’s current duties include representing the best interests of children on appeal in abuse, neglect, and dependency and termination of parental rights cases, and recruiting and assisting pro bono attorneys for the GAL program. Wunsche joined the Campbell Law LRW faculty in 2012 after teaching legal research and writing at the University of North Carolina School of Law from 2008 through 2011. Professor Wunsche lives in Raleigh with his wife and daughter.
J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law, 2003
B.A. (English), The Pennsylvania State University, 2000