Joe Matthews has been a trial and appellate advocate before courts and arbitral tribunals for almost 40 years. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Miami, School of Law where he was an Editor of the Law Review and recipient of the Wesley Sturges Award, graduating first in his class in 1977. He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.
In addition to his practice as an advocate, Mr. Matthews has been a neutral arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association for more than 20 years, and also with the London Court of International Arbitration, ICSID and the ICC International Court of Arbitration, serving as an arbitrator or mediator in cases ranging from contract, securities and construction disputes, to fraud, insurance coverage, healthcare and international business and investment conflicts.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Arbitration Association and he was recently honored with fellowship in the College of Commercial Arbitrators.
Mr. Matthews is a Florida Certified Circuit Mediator and serves as mediator in commercial, construction and personal injury cases pending in state and federal courts of the United States, as well as in commercial or investment arbitration disputes internationally.
Mr. Matthews provides services as a neutral (arbitrator and mediator) through Joseph M. Matthews, P.A.
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