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Matthew D. Pineda, Esq. is an associate attorney with Brock & Scott, PLLC in the Raleigh/Durham area of North Carolina. He holds licenses to practice law in the state courts of North Carolina and Florida, the federal courts of the Northern District, Middle District, and Southern District of Florida and Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina, the Cherokee Supreme Court and the United States Tax Court.  At the firm, Matt concentrates on creditor's rights, foreclosure, collections and real estate matters.  Before joining the firm, Matt served as litigation and mediation attorney for major banks, lenders and mortgage servicers in the State of Florida. Matt represented banks both in court and in mediations. 

Matt is currently attending Duke University School of Law, where he is working on completing his LL.M. in Law & Entrepreneurship.  He received his LL.M. degree in Taxation Law from The University of Miami School of Law, graduating with a certificate in International Tax.  He attended the Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he earned his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. At NSU Law, Matt was named a Leo F. Goodwin, Sr. Scholar, receiving a full tuition merit scholarship for the duration of law school. He was also a recipient of the Excellence for the Future Award and multiple Dean’s List Honors during law school. Matt received his Bachelor’s degree from The University of Miami. At the University of Miami he was named a Henry King Stanford Scholar and received academic honors in eight consecutive semesters. Matt was also a University of Miami student-athlete on the University of Miami Men’s Varsity Rowing Team.


Languages spoken: Tagalog, English

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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 30%
  2. Foreclosure: 25%
  3. Litigation: 25%
  4. Wills: 10%
  5. Tax: 10%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Noemy Estevez

    After working directly with Mr. Pineda I can truly attest to his work ethic and ability. He is a highly motivated attorney who truly enjoys the practice of law.I highly recommend Attorney Pineda to anyone who needs effective and professional legal representation.


    Noemy Estevez Federal regulation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Jonny Kousa

    Mr. Pineda is one heck of an attorney. He's the kind of attorney I would go to if I needed one. I know Mr. Pineda as a co-worker and as a friend. When him and I worked together, he was always enthusiastic about his job. He loved to litigate, and he's an excellent litigator. I personally go to Matt for own personal tax questions. I highly endorse this lawyer.


    Jonny Kousa Family Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact info

Brock & Scott, PLLC

4700 Falls of Neuse Rd.
Ste 350
Raleigh, NC, 27609


FLMember in Good Standing200906/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Avvo Rated AttorneyAvvo2012
Diversity FellowshipAmerican Bar Association2010
CALI Excellence for the Future AwardCenter for Computer Aided Legal Instruction2008
Leo Goodwin, Sr. ScholarshipNova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center2006
Most Improved RowerUniversity of Miami, Men's Varsity Rowing Team2005
Henry King Stanford ScholarshipUniversity of Miami2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyBrock & Scott, PLLC2013 - Present
Of Counsel AttorneyLucas & Nowak, LLP2012 - 2013
Associate AttorneyWilde Law Firm, PLLC2011 - 2012
Associate AttorneyLaw Offices of David J. Stern, P.A.2010 - 2011
Associate AttorneyChenLaw, PL2010 - 2010
AttorneyLaw Office of Matthew D. Pineda, Esq.2009 - 2010
Law ClerkCarl G. Santangelo & Associates, P.A.2008 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Greater Orlando Asian American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Suntrust Banks, Inc. v. DefendantSettlement for Less than Amount Owed and installment payment.
Discover Bank v. DefendantJoint Stipulation to Stay Proceedings followed by eventual dismissal of case against Defendant.
RE: Estate of ClientOrder Admitting Will to Probate and Order of Summary Administration
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Publication nameTitleDate
Behind the SealSunset of the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act2015
Guide to International Estate PlanningGuide to International Estate Planning2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duke University School of LawLaw & EntrepreneurshipLL.M - Master of Laws2016
University of Miami School of LawTax LawLL.M. Taxation Law2012
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of MiamiEnglish/Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Real Estate Solutions That Tampa Bay Realtors DeserveShort Sales2011
NSU Law OrientationLegal Ethics and Professionalism2011