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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Bar’s media awards to offer cash prizes

1 February 2015, 4:00 am

Bar’s media awards to offer cash prizes The 59-year-old Florida Bar Media Awards for outstanding journalism highlighting the system of law and justice have been expanded and, beginning this year, will provide cash awards for first- and second-place recipients in each of four format categories, as well as for the recipient of a new lifetime achievement award. The Bar’s Media and Communications Law Committee recommended the changes, which were then approved by the Board of Governors’ Communications Committee . . . ...

Attorneys Exchange

1 February 2015, 4:00 am

Jason Turchin, Esq., has handled more than 5,000 personal injury, auto accident, cruise passenger injury, slip and fall, and wrongful death cases throughout Florida. Call us for a free consultation. Co-counsel fees honored and paid. Let our firm’s experience work for you, your friends, your clients, and your family. Cases handled statewide. For more information, call us at 888-99-VICTIM, visit us online at www.victimaid.com or simply call **VICTIM from your cell phone.The Law Offices of Jason Turchin repres. . . ...

Classifieds 2-1-15

1 February 2015, 4:00 am

Vernis and Bowling - Expanding “AV-RATED” law firm seeks aggressive attorneys with federal and/or state court experience in employment law, commercial litigation, personal injury, workers’ compensation, and civil litigation defense for its Deland, Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Florida Keys, Jacksonville, Miami, Palm Beach, Pensacola, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Atlanta, Birmingham and Mobile, AL, Charlotte, NC and Columbia, SC offices. Exceptional opportunity and benefits. Fax Resume to: 305-892-1260.Quintairos, Pri. . . ...

Middle District magistrates seek reappointment

1 February 2015, 4:00 am

Middle District magistrates seek reappointment The current term of office of U.S. Magistrate Judge James R. Klindt at Jacksonville; Magistrate Judge David A. Baker at Orlando; and Magistrate Judge Gregory J. Kelly at Orlando will soon expire, and the U.S. District Court established a panel of citizens to consider the reappointment of the judges to new eight-year terms. Comments from members of the Bar and public are invited as to whether the incumbent magistrate judges should be recommended by the panel fo. . . ...

A new scam: Public records shakedown

1 February 2015, 4:00 am

A new scam: Public records shakedownBills filed to prevent more abusesBy Jan PudlowSenior Editor Strapping a video camera around his neck, Jeffrey Marcus Gray entered the offices of Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida on June 16, and secretly recorded conversations with employees. The room was where people in need of housing or mental health services or those suffering from AIDS waited for help. The self-described “civil rights activist” said he only wanted to document his request for public recor. . . ...


1 February 2015, 4:00 am

LettersCivility I am a board certified civil trial lawyer with 30 years experience. I worked from 1984 to 1996 in Boca Raton, practicing in Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. I relocated to Gainesville in 1996, and I was pleased to discover that professional courtesy governed the behavior of attorneys in North Florida and made the practice of law more enjoyable. Regrettably, professional courtesy is becoming less and less common. During a recent telephone conversation with a Marion County attorney to r. . . ...