Mr. Matthews specializes in general civil litigation practice with an emphasis in the defense of personal injury matters including automobile negligence, professional negligence, premises liability, products liability, employment law and civil rights litigation. In addition, Mr. Matthews has experience in commercial litigation including insurance coverage matters, real property and fire and casualty matters, with a recent concentration in toxic tort litigation and complex case/class action litigation.
As a member of both the Florida and Alabama Bar Associations, Mr. Matthews is a board certified civil trial attorney as well as a certified circuit court mediator. Mr. Matthews is licensed to practice in both the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of the United States District Court in Florida and Southern District in Alabama. Mr. Matthews belongs, or has belonged, to numerous professional organizations including the American Trial Lawyers Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Inns of Court, and the Florida Defense Lawyers Association.
Professional Organizations and Honors
American Trial Lawyers Association
American Board of Trial Advocates
Florida Defense Lawyers Association
The Federal Bar Association
American Inns of Court
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer (Florida)
Certified Circuit Court Mediator (Florida)
Certified Public Accountant (Inactive)