Matthew Wolesky

Adjunct Faculty
Primary office:


Matt Wolesky has worked as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Western District of Missouri (WDMO) since 2003. He is currently assigned to the Fraud and Corruption Unit, where he handles national security and computer hacking cases, along with white-collar fraud and violent crimes using social media and the internet. He has been the National Security Cyber Specialist for the WDMO since 2012, and the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Coordinator since 2008. Previously, he worked as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Platte County, Missouri and is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School.

Courses Taught:
  • Special Topics: Cybercrimes


J.D., University of Notre Dame, 2001; B.A., Speech Communication, Creighton University, 1998


Special Topics: Cybercrimes

Career History

  • Adjunct Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, 2017-present
  • Assistant United States Attorney, Western District of Missouri, 2008-present
    • National Security Cyber Specialist, 2012-present
    • Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Coordinator, 2008-present
    • Fraud and Corruption Unit, 2019-present
    • Computer Crimes and Child Exploitation Unit, 2008-2019
    • Narcotics Unit, 2007-2008
  • Special Assistant United States Attorney, Western District of Missouri, 2003-2007
    • Violent Crimes Strike Force Unit, 2005-2007
    • Narcotics Unit, 2003-2004
  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Platte County, Missouri, 2002-2005