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MATTHEW R. EASTERWOOD
Shareholder
Tampa

501 E. Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1700
Tampa, Florida 33602

T (813) 769-7703
F (813) 222-3066

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Matthew R. Easterwood practices in the firm’s General Trial Practice Group, with a focus on personal injury litigation, property damage litigation, and premises liability.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Banker Lopez Gassler P.A., Tampa, FL
    Shareholder, December 2016 to Present
    Associate, May 2011 to December 2016
  • Grant Law Group, Tampa, FL
    Associate, January 2008 to May 2011
  • Office of the State Attorney, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Tampa, FL
    Certified Legal Intern, January 2007 to May 2007
  • Herndon & Costner, P.C., Savannah, GA
    Law Clerk, May 2005 to August 2005

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • The Florida Bar
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Advocacy Skills Trainer (Trial Team Coach), Stetson University College of Law
PRACTICE AREAS
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Property Damage Litigation
EDUCATION
  • J.D., cum laude, Stetson University College of Law, 2007 - Mock Trial Team, Phi Delta Phi
  • B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Armstrong Atlantic State University, 2003, Political Science, President’s Cup
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Florida
COURT ADMISSIONS
  • Florida State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
DISTINCTIONS
  • Florida Rising Star®, 2015-2017
  • Best Advocate Award, 2007 Chester Bedell Memorial Mock Trial Competition
  • Stallworth Trial Team Award, 2007
  • Academic All-American, District Team, 2001-2002
  • President’s Cup Winner, 2002 (Highest Student-Athlete GPA)