Matt McLane was born in Topeka, Kansas, and moved to Pittsburg, Kansas, at the age of 10. He graduated from Pittsburg High in 1988 as a scholar athlete and attended Pittsburg State University on football and academic scholarships. He earned a business degree from the Kelce School of Business in 1992. Upon graduation, he moved to Topeka, Kansas, where he attended Washburn University School of Law. It was during this period when he met his wife, Krista, who was a nursing student at Baker University. Upon graduation in 1996, Mr. McLane moved to Overland Park and worked for a small firm handling traffic and DUI cases. In 2011, Matt opened the McLane Law Firm in Overland Park and has a centrally located office off Metcalf Avenue and 105th Street.
Mr. McLane is married and has two daughters who are active in sports. He remains active in cycling and enjoys vacationing in Breckenridge, Colorado.