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Matthew Charles Erjavec

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Matthew Erjavec is an experienced Florida personal injury lawyer dedicated to helping those who have been inured as a result of a car accident, motorcycle accident, trucking accident, slip and fall, medical device, or defective product. 


 


After graduating from the University of Pittsbugh School of Law, Matt went to work for a well-known personal injury law firm in Tampa, Florida.  While there, he honed his craft as a personal injury attorney by successfully handling thousands of cases throughout the state of Florida.  It was also during this time that Matt developed a thorough understanding of the complexities of attorney-client interaction and the added benefits of consistent client communication and attention.       


 


In 2010, Matt founded Matthew Erjavec, P.A. with the goal of providing Florida personal injury victims with the knowledge and resources of a large firm while maintaining the focus and accessibility of a solo practitioner.  To date, this approach has proven true, as Matt has obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients and has built a thriving law practice built entirely on the referrals of former clients and fellow attorneys.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Motorcycle Accident: 24%
  2. Car Accident: 24%
  3. Personal Injury: 24%
  4. Spinal Cord Injury: 10%
  5. Other: 18%
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Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

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Contact info

Matthew Erjavec, P.A.

8470 Enterprise Circle
Suite 300
Lakewood Ranch, FL, 34202

2170 Main Street
Suite 403
Sarasota, FL, 34237

4501 Manatee Avenue West
#140
Bradenton, FL, 34209

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200606/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2016
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2016
Best of 2014Kudzu.com2015
Top ContributorAvvo.com2015
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2015
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo.com2014
Best of 2012Kudzu.com2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerMatthew Erjavec, P.A.2009 - Present
AttorneyWinters & Yonker, P.A.2006 - 2008
ClerkOffice Of The State Attorney Pinellas County2004 - 2004
ClerkPennsylvania Office Of Attorney General2003 - 2003
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember2015 - Present
Seminole BoostersMember2014 - Present
Pitt Alumni AssociationMember2014 - Present
Better Business BureauMember2013 - Present
Legal Aid of ManasotaMember2012 - Present
Florida BarMember2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Auto Accident - "At-Fault" Driver$400,000
Motorcycle Accident$250,000
Premises Liability$200,000
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Florida State University College of LawBusinessBS - Bachelor of Science1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mission Mexico Fund RaiserLove, Life, HopeN/A