Born and raised in Ormond Beach, this Volusia County native graduated Summa Cum Laude from Seabreeze High School in 2001. Matthew J. Mitchell, in less than four years, went on to graduate Cum Laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Criminology. In 2008, Mr. Mitchell received his Juris Doctorate from Florida State University College of Law, achieving a long-time career goal.
Prior to joining the Law Firm of Rue & Ziffra, Mr. Mitchell practiced commercial and contract litigation in South Florida. Relocating to Central Florida, he litigated consumer credit and debtors’ rights disputes for an Orlando based law firm.
With his practice now focused exclusively on personal injury matters, Mr. Mitchell is committed to aggressively advocating for the rights of his injured clients and their families. Ever mindful of the needs of his clients, Mr. Mitchell believes in an individualized approach to each case for which the ultimate goal is to achieve an outcome that is most favorable for his clients. As a detail oriented lawyer, Mr. Mitchell is responsive to his clients and thoroughly prepares each case from its inception up to and through its resolution.
In addition to being admitted to the Florida Bar Association and all Florida State Courts, Mr. Mitchell presently holds memberships with the Volusia County Bar Association, the Florida Justice Association, the American Association for Justice, and the Trial lawyers Section of the Florida Bar. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Mr. Mitchell was announced a partner in January of 2019.
When away from the office, Mr. Mitchell devotes much of his free time to boating, fishing and spending time with family and friends. Mr. Mitchell is an avid supporter of both the Florida Gators and the Florida State Seminoles athletic programs.