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Matthew Thomas Staab

Matthew Thomas Staab

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Probate, Tax

About Me

I specialize in providing large firm legal experience in a small, personalized setting.  I am also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator.


Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    13 years
  2. Probate: 45%
    13 years
  3. Tax: 5%
    11 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Joshua Rosenberg

    I have worked with Matt on several matters. I find him to be a strong advocate, extremely knowledgable, and efficient.


    Joshua Rosenberg Guardianship Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Kurt David Zimmerman

    Matt and I are members of an association of estate planning attorneys. Matt is a leader of our association who clearly cares about his clients and devotes himself to staying on top of the most current estate planning laws and techniques.


    Kurt Zimmerman Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Matthew T. Staab, P.A.

200 S. Andrews Avenue
Suite 901
Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33301



FLMember in Good Standing200208/12/2015
DCInactive 200505/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certified Circuit Civil MediatorFlorida Supreme CourtN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner/ShareholderMatthew T. Staab, P.A.2007 - Present
Associate AttorneyCarlton Fields2005 - 2007
Associate AttorneyGreenberg Traurig2004 - 2005
Contract AttorneyBroad and Cassel2002 - 2003


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Alternative Dispute Resolution SectionMember2011 - Present
WealthCounselPresident of S. Florida Forum of WealthCounsel2009 - Present
WealthCounselMember2008 - Present
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law SectionMember2004 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Klaits v. Schanel, 61 So.3d 1138 (Florida 4th DCA 2011)Per Curiam Affirmed (PCA)

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Publication NameTitleDate
Health Care Administration: Managing Organized Delivery SystemsLegal Implications Of Business Arrangements In The Health Care Industry (Lawrence F. Wolper ed., Jones and Bartlett Publishers)2003


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2004
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterN/AJ.D.2002
Florida International UniversityEconomicsM.A.1999
Saint Michael's CollegeBusiness AdministrationB.S.1993