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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15 October 2014, 4:00 am

LettersFunding Legal Aid The delivery of civil legal aid services to low-income people and others who face financial or other barriers to access to justice is a good and noble goal. While imposing a mandatory fee on all attorneys through their dues is not a good way to meet that goal, there are many ways we can all help. The state and local governments have a duty to provide the resources to provide the quantity of services necessary to meet the legal needs of low-income people and others who face financial. . . ...

Amendments to criminal jury instructions

15 October 2014, 4:00 am


Proposed amendment to Bar Rule 4-6.5

15 October 2014, 4:00 am

Proposed amendment to Bar Rule 4-6.5The Board of Governors of The Florida Bar gives notice of filing with the Supreme Court of Florida, in October 2014, a petition to amend Rules Regulating The Florida Bar 4-6.5. The full text of the proposed amendments is printed below. Some are substantive revisions; others are merely editorial refinements. This proposed amendment will be filed together with the Bar’s biennial filing of rules amendments. A copy of the proposed amendments may be requested by contacting th. . . ...

Digital security resources

15 October 2014, 4:00 am

Digital security resources If you want more guidance and information about digital security, start with Ethics Opinion 12-3, which can be found at floridabar.org. Also, the LOMAS has the “Cloud Computing Check List” and “Cybersecurity Tips for Lawyers,” as well as other technology information on its page on the Bar’s website. Cybersecurity expert Eric Hibbard recommends resources available from the Cloud Security Alliance’s website. An overview is available at https://cloudsecurityalliance.org/research/. On. . . ...

How safe is the cloud?

15 October 2014, 4:00 am

How safe is the cloud?Using the cloud is a highly complex, technical matter that poses numerous risks and challenges for lawyersBy Gary BlankenshipSenior Editor You might have been amused by recent stories about the hacking of celebrities’ private data accounts in the “cloud” and the publishing of nude photographs. But if your law firm uses the cloud to store information or run programs, have you considered that a similar breach of your information might leave you — and your clients — feeling more exposed t. . . ...

YLD Law Student Division is in need of mentors

15 October 2014, 4:00 am

YLD Law Student Division is in need of mentorsBy Rawan BitarAssociate Editor Attorneys are invited to sign up to mentor law students, locally or long-distance, to help them transition into practice and engage in networking opportunities. The transition from law student to lawyer can be a daunting one, and the Young Lawyers Division’s Law Student Division is asking attorneys in every practice area statewide to get involved. The mentoring program was designed to establish relationships between professionals. . . ...