Matthews & Jones, LLP employs teams of attorneys who have developed various law practices. Our specializations range from criminal defense to real estate development and land use to corporate and business law. Many of our attorneys are licensed to practice across the Southeast. For more extensive information about our firm’s areas of practice, please click the READ MORE links below each area.
Administrative law is the body of law created by the agencies and departments of the government, which carry out the laws passed by Congress or a state legislature. When Congress passes a law on a complicated issue, Congress often needs help determining all of the details of how the law will be enforced and implemented. Administrative agencies and government departments fill in those gaps for Congress and pass additional rules and regulations to achieve Congress’s goals. READ MORE
Are you unhappy with a verdict or ruling from a Florida trial court? Are you satisfied with the decision, but another party has filed an appeal? Whether the decision was made by a judge or a jury, any party to a case can appeal to a higher court. This applies to final judgments of divorce, personal injury judgments, criminal convictions and any other trial court decision. READ MORE
A large percentage of the firm’s litigation practice involves business and commercial disputes. The firm handles everything from small business disputes to large-scale, multimillion dollar litigation. These disputes involve claims of breach of contract, unfair and deceptive trade practices, theft of trade secrets, Uniform Commercial Code violations, breach of warranty, and many others. Litigation is an unfortunate reality in the business world. The firm prides itself in assisting businesses in efficiently navigating the litigation. READ MORE
We represent property owners, homeowners, contractors, subcontractors, design professionals and developers in all aspects of construction law. With backgrounds in construction management and development, our lawyers are uniquely prepared to understand our clients’ construction law needs and the practicalities involved. Our attorneys represent the rights of our clients throughout the course of the construction dispute, including arbitration, mediation, trial and appeals. READ MORE
Criminal law involves a system of legal rules designed to keep the public safe and deter wrongful conduct. Those who violate the law face incarceration, fines, and other penalties. The American criminal justice system is both complex, and adversarial in nature. With the exception of minor traffic violations, accused individuals will require the assistance of an attorney. READ MORE
Employment law governs the rights and duties between employers and workers. Also referred to as labor law, these rules are primarily designed to keep workers safe and make sure they are treated fairly, although laws are in place to protect employers’ interests as well. Employment laws are based on federal and state constitutions, legislation, administrative rules, and court opinions. A particular employment relationship may also be governed by contract. READ MORE
Family Law matters are often personal, emotional, and in general encompass difficult experiences. Matthews & Jones, LLP recognizes the need for attorneys to handle each case with sensitivity so that you are comfortable and confident during every stage of the representation, including in Court. We successfully represent all types of parties in all types of cases, and are trusted to discreetly handle matters of high profile individuals and families of significant means in all aspects of Family Law. READ MORE
If you have been seriously injured due to the negligence of another person or institution, you deserve full compensation for the resulting medical bills, lost wages, pain, suffering, and other expenses. Personal injury claims must be brought within a specific period of time after the accident, after which they become ‘statute barred’ and will not succeed. The length of this strict time limit varies from state to state. It is very important that you see an attorney soon after your accident or injury. READ MORE
Our real estate and land use attorneys provide high level legal services for developers, investors, lenders, landlords, condominium communities, multi-use developments and resorts. We have a holistic team approach in planning the structure of real estate transactions, acquisition, development, sale, leasing of property and provide reliable legal advice along with the document preparation. READ MORE
Your estate plan is a very personal matter. At Matthews & Jones, LLP, we explain the entire process to you so you can make informed decisions. Just as importantly, we will always listen carefully to your wishes before advising you on the specific tools that are available to implement your plan. It is important that you minimize the court’s involvement and tax consequences to lessen the burden your death or disability will have on your loved ones. READ MORE
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