I'm Matt Duke

Everyone has a unique business journey. No matter where you are in that journey, the right strategy can help you reach your goals and create more freedom in your life.

After graduating with my JD/MBA, I have found a passion of helping business owners and startups achieve their visions by helping them understand and be proactive with legal risks. 

Now I use what I’ve learned to help people just like you be proactive through education, support and advice. I’ll show you how to be proactive and protect your business.


Follow us on social media for tidbits of B-Law information to help you know more as a B-Owner! Plus check out our courses where we can educate you on critical milestones including: Forming your Business, Financing Your Business, and even Selling or Buying a Business. 

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Our STBL Membership and Courses have been built for you to strengthen your business and be proactive.

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At STBL we want to help you wherever you are on your business journey. Give us a call today!


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Our Team

When you work with The South Texas Business Lawyers, our goal is to help you feel more confident about the process by empowering you with the knowledge and advice you need. You can expect our business attorney in San Antonio to thoroughly explain your legal situation, the options available to you, and how the options you select may or may not help you achieve your ultimate objective.

Andrea Barton

Chief of Staff


With her Masters of Science in Organizational Leadership from Our Lady of the Lake University, Andrea has worked for large corporations all the way down to startups in several industries. Aside from working for STBL, Andrea also runs an online clothing boutique, stays informed with current and upcoming new restaurants in town, reads, and many other activities!

Tejas Fruean

Marketing Coordinator & Admin Asst.

As a senior Marketing major at The University of Texas at San Antonio, Tejas maintains our social media accounts, podcast, and assists clients. Outside of the office, Tejas enjoys spending time with friends and family and watching movies!

Connor McQuage 

Law Clerk

A recent MBA graduate and finishing up his JD at St. Mary's University, Connor has been part of our team for three years. When he's not drafting documents or studying, Connor spends his time as an Army Officer in the Texas National Guard and also explores San Antonio with his wife and their dog, Rockie!

Vanessa Ortega

Law Clerk

Recently graduated from St. Mary's University with her MBA, Vanessa is in her final semester for her JD. Outside of the office, Vanessa volunteers in countless organizations at the university in addition to working out, spending time with her family, traveling, and reading many books! 


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Running a business is hard work. We send bite-sized information to help you become a proactive B-Owner.

I want to thank you for your work and support over the past several months. In both of our professions, there is as much knowledge, experience, and education that goes along with "hand holding" through what we do. I really appreciate all aspects of the services you provided me and our group. I do hope we get the opportunity soon to meet and shake hands as compared to the usual phone conversations. Thanks again! 

- Former Client


Great attorney, full of valuable advice and always available for a chat or a call if you have questions related to your case.

 - Mike B.