Mr. Matthew S. Mudano

Mr. Matthew S. Mudano: Attorney with Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. AV stamp icon
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Matt Mudano is a partner at the firm’s Tampa office, where he specializes in civil trial practice. Over the course of his 36 year career, Mr. Mudano has represented companies and individuals in a wide range of contested matters including medical negligence, child behavioral health services cases, securities litigation, construction claims, security negligence, professional malpractice, premises liability, product liability and crashworthiness claims.

Mr. Mudano has achieved the rating of “AV Preeminent” from Martindale Hubbell, and is Board Certified in Civil Trial (1996) by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education. He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (2005) and annually recognized in Tampa Bay’s Top Lawyers and Florida’s SuperLawyers publications.

Mr. Mudano has served as an expert witness on the standard of care in legal malpractice proceedings, and has lectured to attorneys in Florida on multiple topics involving trial practice. He has also served on the Civil Trial Board Certification Committee, Civil Trial Grade Review Panel, and the Thirteenth Circuit Grievance Committee of the Florida Bar.

(Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education)

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Child Welfare Litigation
  • Construction
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Securities
  • Security Negligence

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(813) 864-9311  Phone
(813) 286-2900  Fax
University Attended:
Florida State University College of Business, B.S., Finance; Florida House of Representatives, Intern
Law School Attended:
Florida State University College of Law, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
1983, Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida


•The Florida Bar (Board Certification Committee)
•Thirteenth Circuit Bar Grievance Committee
•Dade County Public Interest Law Bank
•Hillsborough County Bar Association (Co-Chair Mock Trial Committee)
•Ferguson White Inns of Court
•FSU College of Arts and Sciences Leadership Council
•Tampa Catholic High School Advisory Board

Birth Information:
West Palm Beach, Florida, July 15, 1958
( Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education )

Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (5 reviews)
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Tampa, Florida

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