Matthew C. Shapiro

Matthew C. Shapiro

Rice Law Firm
  • Estate Planning, Elder Law, Landlord Tenant...
  • Florida
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A native of Ormond Beach, Mr. Shapiro is a proud graduate of Seabreeze High School. Mr. Shapiro received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Florida International University where he finished ranked in the top ten in his class. As a law student, he was an associate member of his school’s law review and had the honor of having his comment selected for publication. He also served as a teaching assistant for his law school’s legal research and writing program; was an intern at the Fifth District Court of Appeal; and was the recipient of book awards in Legal Research and Writing, Employment Law, and Estate Planning. Prior to law school, Mr. Shapiro attended Florida State University where he graduated with honors while majoring in History and Political Science.
At Rice Law Firm, Mr. Shapiro, a Partner concentrates his practice on property litigation in order to help clients’ preserve and protect that which they have worked so hard to acquire. Although he handles a wide range of property matters, some of his most frequent cases pertain to condominium and homeowner associations, landlord/tenant relationships, foreclosure matters, and actions relating to obtaining clean title. In addition, Mr. Shapiro focuses on comprehensive estate planning including the drafting and execution of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, and healthcare surrogates. Mr. Shapiro has been a guest speaker on several occasions including at an Economic Power Hour for the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce and a business development workshop presented by the Small Business Development Center.
Mr. Shapiro is an active member of the community serving on the Ormond Beach Neighborhood Improvement Advisory Board and acting as general counsel for the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce and general counsel for the Daytona Beach Young Professionals Group. In addition, he is a member of the Volusia County Bar Association where he serves as treasurer for the Young Lawyers Division.

Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Probate
  • Real Estate Law
  • Employment Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Treasurer
Young Lawyers Division
- Current
General counsel
Ormond Beach Neighborhood Improvement Advisory Board
- Current
General counsel
Daytona Beach Young Professionals Group
- Current
Associate
Rice Law Firm
- Current
Treasurer
Dunn Blount Chapter of the American Inns of Court
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Education
Florida International University College of Law
J.D. (2011)
Awards
Peer Rated
Martindale Hubbell
Top 100 Lawyers
The National Advocates
Client Distinction
Martindale Hubbell
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar # 92543
Member
Current
Volusia County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Speaking Engagements
Estate Planning, Plan Stronger Video Series, WDSC TV
Holand Financial
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Rice Law Attorneys Attend Volusia Bar Membership Meeting
Blog
Matt Shapiro Recognized By Volusia County Bar
Social Media
Contact & Map
Rice Law Firm
222 Seabreeze Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
USA
Telephone: (386) 257-1222
Fax: (386) 257-9025