Meet Matt Shafran

Managing Partner

Matt Shafran is a Managing Partner with the Weinstein Legal Team, overseeing the Criminal Defense Division across multiple offices throughout the state. His practice encompasses a wide spectrum of offenses, ranging from DUI and Domestic Violence to serious felonies like sex crimes, violent offenses, restraining orders, and Federal indictments.

Bar Admission
  • Florida Bar
  • Federal - Southern District of Florida
  • Florida State University (B.S)
  • Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad College of Law (J.D.)
Accreditations & Publications
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rated lawyer
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • SuperLawyers
Professional Associations
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • United States Concealed Carry Association
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Broward County Criminal Defense Bar

Raised in Parkland, Florida, Matt pursued his undergraduate degree in Criminology from Florida State University. He later earned his law degree from Nova Southeastern University. Throughout his legal career, Matt has been a passionate advocate for his clients and their families, firmly believing in an aggressive and strategic approach when life and liberty are on the line.

With a decade of experience in the criminal justice system and over 55 trials under his belt, Matt comprehends the complexities of legal issues at various stages of a case. Having been a former prosecutor, he understands the prosecutor's tactics and employs a strategic approach to challenge their case while advocating for his clients.

Recognized for his legal acumen, Matt holds a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating and has received several accolades, including nominations as a Rising Star for Super Lawyers and The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 for multiple years. He actively engages in professional associations, demonstrating his commitment to the legal community.

Beyond his legal pursuits, Matt is deeply involved in coaching his sons, finding joy in their baseball and football games. His dedication to family is a cornerstone of his life, motivating him to help others rebuild and reunite with their own families.

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