MATT ACOSTA

Matt Acosta

Associate, Houston Office

Contact Info:

macosta@kbslawgroup.com
(713) 993-7060
3700 Buffalo Speedway, Suite 560
Houston, Texas 77098
Toll Free: (844) 564-0010
Fax: (888) 726-8374

Meet Matt

Mr. Acosta joined the Houston Office as an Associate in March 2021. His primary practice is representing school districts in special education, disability law and matters involving student rights and discipline.

Mr. Acosta graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Edward’s University in 2006. Mr. Acosta graduated from Texas State University as a Specialist in School Psychology in 2010. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from The University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2019. 

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Acosta worked in public education as a special education teacher, Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, and special education administrator for a large urban school district. While in law school, Mr. Acosta interned with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights and the Oklahoma City Public Schools Legal Services Department. Prior to joining KBS, Mr. Acosta served as a Gallogly Family Foundation Public Interest Fellow providing education advocacy and legal services to justice-involved youth.

Mr. Acosta is a member of the Houston Bar Association, Houston Young Lawyers Association, and the Hispanic National Bar Association.

Practice Areas

  • General School Law
  • Special Education and Disability
  • Student Rights and Discipline

Education & Bar Admission

–   University of Oklahoma College of Law (2019), Juris Doctorate

–   Texas State University (2010), Specialist in School Psychology

–   Edward’s University (2006) Bachelor of Arts