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About Me

Matthew Kindel works and lives i Pasco County, Florida, and he is a Central Florida native. He was born, raised and educated in Polk County, Florida. He lives in Land' Lakes, Florida with his wife, daughter, and black Lab. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, reading and working around the house. Matthew is a Rotarian, where he has served as Sergeant-at-Arms and treasurer of his club's Foundation.

Position: Matthew is an attorney in the New Port Richey office and the Spring Hill office handling all DUI, Traffic, White Collar Crime, Violations of Probation, general criminal defense matters, and extremely difficult criminal trials involving highly complex litigation and affirmative defenses such as entrapment, self-defense.

Areas of Practice:

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Member of Hillsborough County Bar Association

  • Member of West Pasco County Bar Association

  • The Florida Bar 2007 to present

  • US istrict Court for the Middle District of Florida (June 2012 to present)

  • HCBA YLD Committee Member, 2011, 212

  • HCBA Leadership Institute, 2011-2012

  • New Tampa Evening Rotaty Club - 2012 to present (Sergeant-at-Arms, Foundation Treasurer)

  • Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, alumni 


  • Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, FL-JD, 2004-2007

  • Florida Southern College, Lakeland, FL - B.S., Political Science, 1999-2003.

Published Works:

  • Stetson Law Review

  • The Florida Bar Journal

Past Employment:

  • Office of The State Attorney, 10th Judicial District


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Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 70%
    8 years
  2. Domestic Violence: 15%
    8 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 15%
    8 years



Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Michele Kenyette Whitfield

    I endorse this lawyer. He is a always professional and extremely knowledgeable about the legal process, especially the criminal defense arena. I works tireless to achieve great results for his clients.


    Michele Whitfield Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jason Michael Reid

    Matt Kindel is an experienced, knowledgeable and aggressive attorney. He has dedicated his practice to representing the people of Tampa Bay.


    Jason Reid Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Carson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett, P.A.

7614 Massachusetts Avenue
New Port Richey, FL, 34653


FLMember in Good Standing200709/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Foundation Treasurer•New Tampa Evening Rotaty Club2014
Association NamePosition NameDuration
New Tampa Evening RotaryRotarian2012 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar AssociaionCommittee member2011 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida Coastal School of LawN/AlawN/A