Matthew P. Glassman

Top rated criminal defense attorney in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Law Office of Matthew Glassman, P.A.
Matthew P. Glassman
Law Office of Matthew Glassman, P.A.

Practice Areas: Criminal defense, DUI-DWI, White collar crimes; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 2005

Education: St. Thomas University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021
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Law Office of Matthew Glassman, P.A.

600 SW 4th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315 Visit website


Matthew P. Glassman is the founding attorney at the Law Office of Matthew Glassman in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. With over 16 years of legal experience, he focuses his practice on criminal defense matters, including DUI, drug offenses, complex white collar crimes, homicide, sexual battery and so on. 

Mr. Glassman has a reputation for his tenacity, responsiveness and accessibility, and the personal attention he provides. He fights aggressively for those who have been accused of wrongdoing and goes the extra mile for them. He understands the negative impacts that such charges can have on an individual and zealously advocates for his clients. 

With a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Indiana University, Mr. Glassman has a master’s degree in sports management from the Saint Thomas University. He earned his Juris Doctor from the Saint Thomas University Law School. 

His prior work experience includes working as an assistant public defender at the Broward County Public Defender’s office, where he gained invaluable experience handling many criminal defense matters. After which, he was selected to serve in the major crimes unit, acquiring immense experience taking on homicide cases and also worked as co-counsel on many death penalty cases. 

Mr. Glassman's time as a public servant fueled his desire to dedicate his skills to helping others and to launch his own private practice. In addition to his law practice, he teaches as an adjunct professor at the Florida Atlantic University and also taught administrative law and procedure in a graduate-level course. 

Honored for his remarkable contributions in the legal field, Mr. Glassman was named to the Top 100 Trial Attorney in Florida and Top 40 Under 40 trial attorney from The National Trial Lawyers, Top Ten rating by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a “Superb” rating by Avvo. He also is included on the 10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys.

Practice areas

Criminal defense, Criminal defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal defense: white collar

Focus areas

Arrest & arraignment, Assault & battery, Criminal fraud, Criminal law, Debt, Drug & alcohol violations, Expungement, Failure to pay child support, False accusations, Felony, Juvenile delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor vehicle offenses, Murder, Overdrawn bank account, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex offenses, Tax evasion, Theft, Traffic violations, Criminal domestic violence, DUI/DWI, White collar crime

  • 80% Criminal defense
  • 10% Criminal defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10% Criminal defense: white collar

First Admitted: 2005, Florida

Professional Webpage:

  • Top 100 Trial Attorney in the State Florida
  • 10.0 by Avvo
  • One of the 10 Best Criminal Law Attorney's client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • Top 10 rating by the National Academy of Criminal Defense
Educational Background:
  • Indiana University, B.A. 2002
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Florida Atlantic University, Adjunct Professor
Industry Groups:
  • Criminal Defense

Office location for Matthew P. Glassman

600 SW 4th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315

Phone: 954-908-2985


1 Year Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021

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