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Jessica L. Stewart

Family Law Attorney

Jessica L. Stewart is an experienced litigator of divorce and paternity litigation involving issues such as child custody and support, alimony, domestic violence injunctions, asset and liability distribution, and child relocation.

She attended the Mississippi College School of Law graduating in 2012. She graduated magna cum laude from Auburn University in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a minor in Psychology . While attending law school, she received awards for the highest grades in Legal Writing and Church & State in the Modern World. Jessica was also a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society while attending Auburn University.

Jessica’s practice focuses primarily on civil litigation and family law matters, including divorce and paternity cases. Jessica previously practiced at private firms located in Okaloosa and Bay Counties in Florida prior to joining Matthews & Jones, LLP.


Bar Admissions:

  • Florida
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida


  • Auburn University Main Campus (B.A. Political Science, 2008, Magna Cum Laude)
  • Mississippi College School of Law (J.D., 2012)

Member of:

  • Okaloosa County Bar Association
  • Walton County Bar Association
  • Member Family Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Member Florida Bar Young Lawyer Division

Specialities & Qualifications

Jessica L Stewart has been actively pursuing a good reputation in the Destin community. For several years, she faithfully represented many through difficult situations such as: divorce proceedings, adoption details, and prenuptial agreements. Her dedication to helping you navigate the sticky details of child custody battles, paternity litigation and liability distribution with compassion and finesse sets her apart at the firm and in the Destin community. Her speciality in family law has expanded to include many different facets of her experience.


Marital & Family Law

There’s never a time when family law matters are easy to navigate. Getting the courts involved in emotional decisions that are fraught with difficulties and multiple parties with something at stake in the proceedings, it’s easy to get caught in the crossfires. Together we can attempt to come to legal and fair compromise.


There are no easy equations when it comes to determining alimony payments. You need an experienced family law attorney to go to bat for you and your future financial health.


Child Custody

Determining the outlines of child custody for young children is one of the most contested issues in divorce courts. With competent legal advisers at your back, you’ll be able to determine a fair custody agreement.

Child Support

Attempting to find common ground about child support rights with your ex-spouse or partner can be a harrowing and emotional experience. But if you invest in the right legal advisor and attorney’s office, you’ll be able to fight for what’s right for you and your child.



Matthews & Jones specializes in both contested and uncontested divorce filings. We firmly believe the people of Destin should be able to seperate and start fresh on the right foot. Invest in a proper legal backing for your divorce proceedings with Jessica L. Stewart.

Prenuptial Agreements

Investing in a proper prenuptial agreement before marriage could save you both heartache and legal fees down the road. Finding a lawyer who can conduct a prenuptial agreement with finesse, leaving both partners satisfied, is no easy task. With Mattews & Jones, you can expect a professional, yet compassionate handling of your prenup details.


Domestic Violence

No one ever thinks they’ll be in a domestic violence case, whether as a suspect, a supporting member of a family, or a victim. You don’t know where to turn in a situation like that, but we do. Leave your case in good hands with Destin Law’s family law attorneys.


Setting out to establish guardianship can be a legal battle that’s much more complicated than anyone would expect. We’re here to make the whole process smoother and less taxing on you and the person you’re hoping to bring into your home permanently.



Matthews & Jones LLP hosts an impressive team of litigators that act as trial lawyers with an expanded portfolio of cases and experience. Jessica L. Stewart is one of those talented lawyers in the litigation team on our staff.

Contact Destin Law

If you have questions about the processes you’ll have to go through in court or you’re seeking legal counsel and representation from Jessica L.Stewart, please reach out to us. We’re eager to connect you with an attorney that can help you manage your court issues with a thoughtful approach that fits the delicate situations surrounding family law.

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