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Mr. Hunt was born and raised in Tampa, FL. He obtained a Bachelors of Science in Business Management, while earning both Deans and Presidents list awards at Florida State University, in Tallahassee, FL.


Mr. Hunt, then obtained his Juris Doctorate at Florida Coastal School of Law, where he studied Family Law while also earning a Certificate in Sports and Entertainment Law, and earning both Book Awards and Deans List Honors.


After being admitted to the Florida Bar, Mr. Hunt began his career in the area of Consumer Protection, where he defended clients against Foreclosure, and Collection violations.


In 2009, Mr. Hunt became a Partner at a successful family law firm, where he earned years of invaluable experience handling and litigating thousands of family law matters including:



  • Complex and Simplified dissolution of marriages involving minor children, alimony, child support and equitable distribution;

  • Paternity;

  • Guardianships;

  • Pre and post nuptial agreement drafting;

  • Modifications; and

  • Adoptions


Mr. Hunt, was a founding partner of Hunt Green & James, P.A., in 2012 which catered to the complex issues involved in divorce and family law issues in Northeast Florida.


Mr. Hunt is now a partner at the Law Offices of John M. Phillips, where he manages the newly formed Family Law Division, which provides professional and personal legal representation in all family law matters.


Mr. Hunt, resides in Jacksonville, FL with his Wife and two children, and while being involved in the community, is a member of the Florida Bar, Jacksonville Bar Association, American Inns of Court; and is an Avvo and Martindale-Hubbell rated attorney.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 13%
    4 years
  2. Uncontested Divorce: 11%
    4 years
  3. Prenuptials: 11%
    4 years
  4. Domestic Violence: 11%
    4 years
  5. Other: 54%
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Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Brent Charles Latour

    I know Mr. Hunt to be a competent, compassionate, and client-centered attorney. He is gracious with his time and fights hard for his clients.

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  • Scott Burdick

    Matt is a great attorney. He cares about his clients and works diligently to achieve the best outcome for them. I endorse this lawyer.

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Contact info

Law Offices of John M. Phillips

1013 3rd Street North
Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200801/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner, Family LawLaw Offices of John M. Phillips2015 - Present
Managing PartnerHunt, Green & James2012 - Present
PartnerLeigh, James & Associates2008 - 2012
AttorneyJacksonville Area Legal Aid., Inc.2008 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Inns of CourtBarrister2011 - Present
Florida BarMember2008 - Present
Jacksonville Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Full Divorce TrialRuling in clients favor on all counts
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Daily RecordLawyer snapshot: Matthew C. Hunt2015
Daily RecordMatt Hunt leaves firm where he was managing partner to join John Phillips' practice2015
jax.comOn the Move2015
Folio WeeklyBest of Jacksonville 20122012
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida State University College of LawBusiness ManagementBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Florida Coastal School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
First Coast LivingJacksonville Beach Law Office2015
FCSL Round TableFamily Law Attorney2015
Looking LocalFamily Law2014
Family Law PanelFlorida Family Law2013