The Local Knowledge That Can Make A Difference

Matthews & Higgins, a regional civil litigation law firm with a reputation for integrity and results, is available to serve clients throughout the Florida Panhandle and Southern Alabama. With decades of local and national experience, each attorney has in-depth knowledge that guides them in counseling clients during all steps of litigation, from pre-suit planning and preparation, to mediation, and through trial.

Partner Larry Matthews and Of Counsel member Thomas Jenkins are Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Civil Trial. As Board Certified Specialists, our lawyers are recognized as experts in the practice of civil litigation before state courts, federal courts, administrative agencies, and arbitrators. Only 7 percent of eligible members of The Florida Bar, or approximately 4,600 lawyers, are Board Certified.

Our experience guides us in counseling clients on how to avoid litigation when advisable, how to prepare for it when inevitable, how to settle it when necessary, and how to win cases when they go to court. We are a top regional firm with a reputation for integrity and results, and handle matters in the areas of: