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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


  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    14 years
  2. Probate: 45%
    14 years
  3. Tax: 5%
    12 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Richard Hartley Gaines

    I have worked with several times Matt on common clients, and find Matt to be an extremely capable estate and trust attorney, knowledgeable, technically proficient and caring. I highly recommend Matt.


    Richard Gaines Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • 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

Contact info

Matthew T. Staab, P.A.

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


FLMember in Good Standing200206/21/2016
DCInactive 200507/05/2016
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/AJD - Juris Doctor2002
Florida International UniversityEconomicsMA - Masters1999
Saint Michael's CollegeBusiness AdministrationB.S.1993