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Matthew Kindel

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Attorney Matthew Kindel has been representing persons in criminal cases for over 11 years. As a former prosecutor in Polk County, FL, Mr. Kindel is adept at dealing with hardline prosecutors. For the last five years, Mr. Kindel was an attorney with another, local prominent defense firm, where he represented high profile criminal clients in Pasco and Hernando counties. He leaves no stone unturned. Attorney Kindel believes that early intervention in a criminal case by an experienced defense attorney can make the difference between a client being convicted, and no charges ever being filed. Once an individual is arrested, evidence not collected by law enforcement begins to disappear or gets destroyed—surveillance footage, witnesses, DNA, etc. In order to properly develop a defense and advise a client regarding difficult choices, the client must have all information available in order to make the best decision. Mr. Kindel travels to seminars across the country to keep abreast of the latest tools and trends in forensic science to defends his clients. Attorney Kindel regularly employs experts in his cases to contradict the state’s evidence or to mitigate the client’s sentence. He even employs the same methods as law enforcement by actively seeking subpoenas to exonerate his clients. Most commonly, Mr. Kindel represents individuals charged with DUI, DWLSR, drug possession, child abuse and battery.

Whether it’s a traffic ticket, drug case or a crime against a child, no case is too big or too small to defend. His expertise and zealousness are sought after by various organizations. He is the most reviewed attorney on AVVO that practices in Pasco County, full time, with 119 five star reviews.

Mr. Kindel specializes in representing teachers investigated and charged with abuse in the course of their employment, and is a contract attorney with the United School Employees of Pasco, or USEP. The Fraternal Order of Police, or FOP, in Pasco turn to Mr. Kindel as one of the their attorneys to represent police officers in “officer-involved” shooting cases that have resulted in the death of a suspect. The United States Concealed Carry Association calls upon Attorney Kindel when its members are involved in self-defense shootings. He makes himself available to all his clients by providing his cell phone and email address.

Education:

  • 2007 - J.D. Florida Coastal School of Law
  • 2003 - B.S. Florida Southern College

Professional Associations:

  • West Pasco Bar Association (Former President, VP, Secretary and Treasurer)
  • National College of DUI Defense
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Florida Bar, Criminal Law Section

Client Reviews About Matthew

  • “I was charged with a DUI with serious bodily injury and felony leaving the scene. It was awful and I didn't make a good decision the whole night. I had 3 public defenders during my 2 year battle. All ...”

    - Brittany
  • “I got arrested for DUI and possession of THC oil, a felony. I hired Matt and he and he walked me through the process step by step. He got the DUI reduced to a reckless and PTI on the drug charges. ...”

    - Andrew
  • “He did absolutely any and everything needed to get my case dropped. Kept me in the loop every step of the way. Kept everything very professional and I am grateful. If I ever have any more problems I ...”

    - Randy
  • “I had hired Matt at the very beginning of my felony case. He was there for me every single step of the way, giving me guidance and telling me what would be the best move for me next. Through the whole ...”

    - Alexis
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Our Firm's Recent Case Results

  • Not Guilty Cocaine Trafficking
  • Case Dismissed Tampering with Evidence and Drug Possession
  • Not Guilty in Jury Trial Murder in the 2nd Degree
  • Case Dismissed Running A Pill Mill
  • Case Dismissed 20 Counts Of Possession Of Child Pornography
  • Not Guilty 2 Counts First Degree Murder
  • Case Dismissed Battery By Strangulation
  • Not Guilty 2 Counts Lewd and Lascivious Battery and Sexual Battery
  • Case Dismissed DUI With BAC .139
  • Charge Reduced Third DUI Arrest
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