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He is dual Board Certified as a Civil Trial Lawyer by The Florida Bar and National Board of Trial Advocacy.
At his firm MattLaw, he handles cases involving car crashes, trucking crashes, medical malpractice, motorcycle crashes, wrongful death, bicycle crashes, negligent security, products liability, and many other types of injury cases.
Matt first practiced law with a well-known defense firm in Tallahassee that represented over 20 insurance companies, negligent drivers and doctors.
During that time, Matt learned the techniques insurance companies use to...
Dr. Powell completed law school at South Texas College of Law in Houston in two years, graduating with honors. He is expecting to receive his master’s degree from the University of Florida in December 2017, with a concentration in Forensic DNA Analysis and Serology.
Dr. Powell is Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology, and he has been recognized as a DWI Trial Warrior by the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TDCLA). In his...
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
I graduated from James Madison University in 2007 and received my J.D. from the University of Richmond school of law in 2010.
I primarily work on immigration and naturalization cases, but I also have experience in wills, estates, and other forms of contract law.
University of Iowa
This isn't always possible; there are areas of the law that by nature require you to be reactive rather than proactive. If you are in a car accident, whether you're the responsible party or victim, you are reacting to the situation. When you are served with a civil complaint, you are put on the defensive--you react. After you are arrested for some criminal offense, you are reactive.
But there are other areas of law that lend themselves to careful, thoughtful analysis and preparation for the future.
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