Mr. Matthew Z Martell, Esq.

Mr. Matthew Z Martell, Esq.: Attorney with Law Offices of Matthew Z. Martell, P.A.
Attorney Awards



- Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator Certification # 24908F

- Notary Public- State of Florida: Commission No.: CC 888660


- Portage County Bar Association Judge Caris Memorial Scholarship: 1995-1998


Law Office of Matthew Z. Martell , P.A.: 2000-present

- Practice now focused on divorce and family law cases.

- Extensive client contact and dealings.

- Extensive small law office and business experience.

Dickinson & Gibbons, P.A.: 2000

- “AV” rated law firm with 17 attorneys at that time

- Main Office: Sarasota, FL

- Litigation associate practicing civil litigation

Hightower & Rudd, P.A.: 1998-1999

- “AV” rated law firm with 18 attorneys

- Main office: Miami, FL

- Secondary offices: Fort Lauderdale & West Palm Beach

- Litigation attorney practicing insurance defense


City of Stow Law Department: Spring 1998

- Law Clerk for Deputy Law Director

- Main office: Stow, OH

- Obtained Ohio Legal Intern Certificate and was licensed to try misdemeanor cases.

Harry A. Tipping Co., L.P.A: Summer 1997

- “AV” rated law firm with 6 attorneys at that time

- Office: Akron, OH

- Law Clerk involved in insurance defense

Summit County Court of Common Pleas–Judge James R. Williams: Summer 1996

- Judicial Clerk involved primarily in personal injury/ other tort litigation.

- Chambers: Akron, OH

Portage County Prosecutor’s Office: Summer 1994 & 1995

- Large prosecutor’s office with approximately 20 attorneys at that time

- Civil & Criminal Division Law Clerk

- Main Office: Ravenna, OH

- Developed and implemented Debt Collection Program for delinquent real estate taxes


- Hardworking

- Very organized

- Excellent writing skills

- Strong client communication and presentation skills

- Friendly, fair, and gives good advice.


- American Bar Association

- The Florida Bar

- Sarasota County Bar Association

- Manatee County Bar Association

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Mediation
  • Civil Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
941-556-7020  Phone
941-556-0521  Fax
University Attended:
University of Michigan, B.A., Political Science, 1994
Law School Attended:
University of Akron School of Law, J.D., Obtained OH Legal Intern Certificate- 1997; Prosecuted Misdemeanor Cases for City of Stow Law Director- 1997, 1998
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Federal Claims; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims; U.S. Court of International Trade; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court; 1998, Florida
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Other
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

4.6/5.0 (16 reviews)
Peer Reviewed
  • Legal Knowledge

  • Analytical Capability

  • Judgment

  • Communication

  • Legal Experience

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 09/19/18 in Litigation

    Matt is very thorough and knowledgeable. He's an excellent counselor and advisor to his clients. I endorse Matt and would not hesitate to send clients, friends, or family to him for the handling of their matters.

    Matt is very thorough and knowledgeable. He's an excellent counselor and advisor to his clients. I endorse Matt and would not hesitate to send clients, friends, or family to him for the handling of their matters. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Other on 05/30/18 in Family Law

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