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Matt WeissingOf Counsel
Matt Weissing has been a passionate and successful legal advocate for our citizens, families and consumers for over 30 years.
Mr. Weissing’s legal practice has focused on consumer protection as well as Personal Injury and Wrongful Death matters. Specifically, his practice concentrates in seeking compensation for clients from Motor Vehicle Accidents, Construction Site and Premises Accidents, Dog Bites/Injuries by Animals and Boating/Cruise Accidents. Mr. Weissing’s experience also includes handling cases involving motorcycle, automobile, boating/scuba diving and helicopter crashes. He also handles cases involving toxic chemical exposure and mis-filled prescriptions, as well as Negligent Security /Premises Liability civil actions arising out of shootings; Sexual Abuse cases; and complicated schemes to defraud;.failure to provide security and excessive force/false arrest. Additionally, he has represented those involved in disputes with insurance companies.
Mr. Weissing is a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney, the highest designation of competence by the Florida Bar. Additionally, his Trial Lawyer peers have elected him to the American Board of Trial Advocates, and he was recognized in The National Trial Lawyers “Top 100.” He has also served as President of the Broward County Trial Lawyers.
Mr. Weissing has been profiled in The Best Lawyers in America every year since 2013 and is rated AV Preeminent by his professional peers through the Martindale-Hubbell © Peer Review Rating system. According to Martindale-Hubbell, the AV Preeminent rating is a testament from peer legal professionals of the highest level of professional excellence and of unquestionable ethics. The South Florida Legal Guide has named Mr. Weissing a “Top Lawyer” for his work in personal injury. He was also recognized in the Daily Business Review Top Florida Verdicts & Settlements in 2010 and 2011 for separate large jury verdicts. Mr. Weissing is also a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Mr. Weissing is a member of The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyer’s Section; Broward County Bar Association member since 1986; American Association for Justice’s Leaders Forum; Broward County Trial Lawyer’s Association, serving in several officer positions and becoming President in 1999; and the Florida Justice Association. Mr. Weissing volunteers extensively in his community and wherever needs arise both locally and internationally. Mr. Weissing is currently very involved with his church. Mr. Weissing had previously served as Chairman of Trustees at his church.
Mr. Weissing is a member of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, including the Trial Bar of both Courts. Mr. Weissing has appeared and argued before Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the Florida Supreme Court.
Mr. Weissing enjoys deep legal roots. In 1954, Matt’s father, Louis Weissing moved to Ft. Lauderdale from Tampa. First serving in the State Attorney’s Office, Louis Weissing ran and was elected Judge in 1956. Matt grew up in a home where he constantly heard discussions about the legal issues his father decided. His father served first in the Court of Record and then as a Circuit Court Judge, and finally as the Chief Judge of the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit culminating his 31-year Judicial career. Because of his deep legal roots, Mr. Weissing is dedicated to serving his client’s needs and pursuing justice for those who entrust their legal matters to his care.
Mr. Weissing is a lifelong resident of Broward County, graduating from Nova High School. Following his service in the United States Marine Corps where he was awarded four Meritorious Promotions in just 14 months, followed by a Meritorious Mast, Matt completed his education at the University of Florida in only two years and nine months and then received his Juris Doctorate degree from Nova Southeastern University Law School. Before embarking on his legal career.
Honors & Recognitions
The firm and these attorneys are rated AV by their professional peers through the Martindale-Hubbell© Peer Review Rating system. According to Martindale-Hubbell, the “AV” rating of “Very High to Preeminent” legal ability is a testament from peer legal professionals of the highest level of professional excellence and of unquestionable ethic.
Million Dollar Advocate Forum
Million Dollar Advocates Forum® is one of the most prestigious groups of Trial Lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million dollar verdicts, awards and settlements. There are over 4000 members located throughout the country. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members. Forum membership acknowledges excellence in advocacy, and provides members with a national network of experienced colleagues for professional referral and information exchange in major cases.
The Largest Sexual Abuse Verdicts in U.S. History