We are a full service law firm offering assistance to those in need of criminal and civil legal representation in both state and federal courts throughout Florida.
Matthew E. Ladd is a former prosecutor with the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office. He prosecuted thousands of cases ranging from misdemeanors to felonies including high profile cases, cases involving violent crimes, child abuse, theft, and murder. After fulfilling his commitment to State Attorney, Katherine Fernandez Rundle, he served then-House Speaker ,Marco Rubio, in the Florida House of Representatives.
While in the legislature, Mr. Ladd assisted in the creation of legislation related to criminal justice, foreclosure rescue services, public safety, auto insurance, immigration reform, property taxes, homeowner and condominium association reform, and compensation for the wrongfully incarcerated. He also served as a Special Master presiding over Claim Bill hearings.
Mr. Ladd is a proud alumnus of Marshall University (2000) where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and served as president of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. After graduating, he attended Syracuse University College of Law (2003) where he earned his law degree and was elected vice president of his class and honored as a member of their Moot Court Honor Society and Top 10 nationally ranked intercollegiate competitive trial teams.
Since 2003, Mr. Ladd has been a member of the Florida Bar and is also admitted to practice before the United States Federal District Court for the Southern District of Florida which includes Miami. He is a member of the Dade County Bar Association, the Cuban American Bar Association, Kiwanis of Little Havana, and BNI-Coral Gables. He also sponsors the Dade County Police Benevolent Association.
Mr. Ladd’s practice focuses his practice primarily on criminal litigation in federal and state court. He also handles a variety of civil litigation including divorce and time-sharing litigation, adoptions, and realtor-specific legal services including evictions and writs of possession.