About Us

Matt Hellman, P.A. is mid-sized trial law firm focusing on insurance defense, homeowner insurance claims, and personal injury cases. Our firm delivers thorough and highly skilled representation to our clients throughout South Florida, with a concentration in Broward, Palm Beach, and Miami-Dade counties.




At Matt Hellman, P.A., we encourage all of our clients to speak freely with us. We believe that effective representation and thorough analysis of your case can only take place in an atmosphere of open and honest communication. We also stress the importance of providing our clients with a straightforward analysis of their case. You have a right to depend on your attorney for an honest and accurate assessment of the viability and value of your claims. Our lawyers will advise you of whether your case is trial worthy and prepare your case to be tried if an amiable resolution cannot be reached. At Matt Hellman, P.A., we will provide you with a clear assessment of your case, neither making unrealistic promises nor understating the difficulties that may lie ahead.

Areas of Practice

Property Damage

Insurance Defense

Business Disputes

Personal Injury

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Five file for Seventh Circuit Board of Governors vacancy

1 March 2015, 4:00 am

Five file for Seventh Circuit Board of Governors vacancy Five attorneys have filed for the special election to fill the Bar Board of Governors seat for the Seventh Circuit. The winner will replace Sandra Upchurch, who resigned after being elected to the circuit court last year. Those filing are: Philip J. Bonamo, Daytona Beach; Jimmy Allen Davis, Deltona; Patrick J. Kilbane, Jr., Ponte Vedra Beach; Sam N. Masters, Daytona Beach; and Sebrina L. Slack, Deland. Filing for the special election ended February 1. . . ...

FBBE vacancies to be filled

1 March 2015, 4:00 am

FBBE vacancies to be filled Florida Board of Bar Examiners Vacancy: Lawyer applicants are being sought to fill two vacancies on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. The Board of Governors will be selecting six nominees for two lawyer vacancies at its May 22, 2015 meeting. The nominations will then be forwarded to the Supreme Court to fill two five-year terms commencing November 1, 2015 and expiring on October 31, 2020.Attorney members must have been a member of The Florida Bar for at least five years. The. . . ...

Amendment could provide for more FBBE members

1 March 2015, 4:00 am

Amendment could provide for more FBBE membersThe Florida Board of Bar Examiners has submitted to the Florida Supreme Court a petition to amend Rule of the Supreme Court Relating to Admissions to the Bar 1-21 (Membership). The Court invites all interested persons to comment on the proposed amendment, which is reproduced in full below, as well as online at http://www.floridasupremecourt.org/decisions/proposed.shtml. All comments must be filed with the Court on or before April 1, 2015, with a certificate of . . . ...

Susskind to highlight The Florida Bar’s 65th Annual Convention

1 March 2015, 4:00 am

Susskind to highlight The Florida Bar’s 65th Annual ConventionThe ‘legal futurist’ has worked on legal technology issues for more than 30 years Legal technology and innovation will take center stage at The Florida Bar’s 65th Annual Convention June 24-27 at the Boca Raton Resort and Club. “It is not practice as usual,” said Annual Convention Chair Sean Desmond of Tallahassee. Desmond said this year’s theme, “Charting a Course for the Future,” is in keeping with President Greg Coleman’s vision for his admini. . . ...

Amendments to the Rules of Criminal Procedure

1 March 2015, 4:00 am

Amendments to the Rules of Criminal Procedure The Florida Bar’s Criminal Procedure Rules Committee has submitted to the Florida Supreme Court a regular-cycle report proposing amendments to the Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure. The court invites all interested persons to comment on the proposed amendments, which are summarized below and reproduced in full online at http://www.floridasupremecourt.org/decisions/proposed.shtml. All comments must be filed with the court on or before April 1, with a certificat. . . ...

Lawyer Suicide: Finding a ray of sunshine through a dark cloud

1 March 2015, 4:00 am

Lawyer SuicideFINDING A RAY OF SUNSHINE THROUGH A DARK CLOUDBy Scott M. Weinstein, Ph.D.Clinical Director, Florida Lawyers Assistance In a January 2014 article, CNN asked the question “Why are lawyers killing themselves?” It was a sobering look into the dramatic rise in lawyer suicides across the United States. The article chronicled the deaths of several prominent and “successful” attorneys who had chosen to end their own lives, much to the surprise and shock of loved ones and close friends. Studies poi. . . ...