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The law firm of Matthew C. Bothwell, P.A. was founded by Matthew C. Bothwell, a native of Jacksonville Beach, Florida, who returned to Duval County to use his legal knowledge and experience to help individuals and corporations resolve practically any legal matter or dispute including bankrutpcy, divorce, custody, child support, collections and corporate counseling.  Over the course of his career, Mr. Bothwell has successfully litigated hundreds of cases ranging from multimillion dollar construction suits, chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy, divorce, personal injury matters, workers compensation claims, and a wide variety of family law issues. He has also defended clients against foreclosures, protected the rights of workers who were subject to employment discrimination and represented corporations in a wide range of business disputes and negotiations.  Mr. Bothwell has also used his knowledge of the corporate world to help business owners navigate the complex laws and regulations involved in starting and running a successful company. 


Mr. Bothwell received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Stetson University in 1999 and a Masters of Business Administration from Stetson University in 2002.  He graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 2002 and  he has been certified to practice law in the State of Florida since 2002.  Mr. Bothwell is also licensed to practice in the Northern, Middle and Southern Federal District Courts of Florida.

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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 60%
    13 years
  2. Family: 30%
    13 years
  3. Commercial: 10%
    13 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Matthew C. Bothwell, P.A.

310 Third Street
Neptune Beach, FL, 32266-5109


FLMember in Good Standing200209/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerMatthew C. Bothwell, P.A.2010 - Present
Associate AttorneyFernandez Trial Lawyers2007 - 2010
Associate AttorneyHarry R. Blackburn & Associates2004 - 2007
Associate AttorneyRigdon, Alexander & Rigdon2002 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Beaches Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A2002
Stetson UniversityMaster of Business AdministrationMBA - Master of Business Administration2002
Stetson UniversityPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Divorce Litigation Start to FinishDiscovery in Divorce2014