1005 N. Marion St.
Tampa, FL 33602

Matthew Menendez

Matthew A. Menendez Attorney in Tampa

Matthew Menendez has focused his legal career on criminal defense. After obtaining a degree in Criminal Justice from Florida State University, Matthew graduated from law school at Loyola University College of Law in New Orleans in 2010.

During law school, Matthew wrote for the Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law before eventually becoming the Editor in Chief of the publication. Matthew also represented indigent clients in family law proceedings, gaining invaluable courtroom experience. Additionally, Matthew worked for the Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana in their efforts to transform Louisiana’s juvenile justice system and end mandatory life without parole sentences for juveniles.

Matthew is a native of Tampa, FL. After law school, he returned home to gained valuable trial experience as an Assistant Public Defender for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in Hillsborough County. He worked as an Assistant Public Defender for more than three years.

Matthew successfully and zealously advocated for his clients in juvenile, misdemeanor, and felony cases. Over the years, he has sharpened his skills by filing and litigating pre-trial motions to ensure that his client's rights are protected and recognized in court proceedings through argument and advocacy. As an experienced trial attorney, Matthew has a particular focus on Driving Under the Influence cases and other criminal accusations that arise during a roadside investigation.