William Mattingly

Mr. William C. Mattingly
Adjunct Professor of Political Science



B.A. Bellarmine University (2002)
J.D. University of Toledo, College of Law (2005)
M.S.L.S. University of Kentucky (2006)

William C. (“Will”) Mattingly is an attorney in Owensboro. Since 2017, he has been staff attorney for the Sixth Judicial Circuit of Kentucky, working directly for Daviess Circuit Court Judges Jay A. Wethington and Lisa P. Jones, reviewing motions and briefs filed by counsel in civil and criminal cases, researching various legal issues, and drafting orders and opinions. Prior to serving as staff attorney, Mr. Mattingly was in private practice and previously was a law librarian in a multi-office regional law firm.

Mr. Mattingly is vice president of the Kentucky High School Mock Trial Association (“KHSMTA”) as well as chair of the KHSMTA Case Writing Committee. As a high school mock trial participant himself, Mr. Mattingly wants to make sure that Kentucky high school students have the same opportunity he had to learn about the law.

Mr. Mattingly is a native of Owensboro, and a graduate of Owensboro Catholic High School (1998). He is also a fan of Frank Herbert’s Dune series, and proud pet parent to his two cats, Stilgar and Gurney.