Matthew H. Hinson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Jacksonville, FL

The Hinson Law Firm, P.A.
300 W Adams St, Suite 500
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: 904-527-1700
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate (50%), Estate & Trust Litigation (20%), Civil Litigation: Defense (10%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Matthew Hinson is the managing partner of The Hinson Law Firm, P.A., in Jacksonville, Florida. Mr. Hinson practices estate planning and landlord-tenant law, serving clients in Jacksonville, Amelia Island, Jacksonville Beach, Orange Park, Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Augustine and St. Johns, Florida. 

Mr. Hinson handles estate planning matters involving contested wills, guardianship, medical power of attorney, probate, trusts and wills. He also has experience litigating landlord-tenant disputes. He provides personal and compassionate legal service to his clients, guiding them through the complexities of the legal process to the best resolution of their situation. 

Active in his legal community, Mr. Hinson is a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association and prior co-chair of the association’s Solo Practitioner and Small Firm Committee. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Jacksonville Justice Association, and is a former associate member and pupil member of the Chester Bedell American Inn of Court. 

Additionally, Mr. Hinson is a former attorney adviser for the mock trial team at The Bolles School and presenter at continuing legal education conferences. In addition to his roles within the legal community, he serves his local community through involvement with high school sports and serving as an assistant track and field coach at The Bolles School.

In 2003, Mr. Hinson received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Davidson College. He went on to graduate cum laude from Florida Coastal School of Law in 2011. He holds licenses to practice law before all Florida state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20%Estate & Trust Litigation
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Will Contests

Selections

1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021

About Matthew H. Hinson

Admitted: 2011, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.hinsonlawpa.com/attorney/hinson-matthew-h-esq/

Honors/Awards

  • , Client Distinction Award - Martindale-Hubbell
  • , Eagle Scout
  • , Client Champion - Silver Distinction, Martindale-Hubbell®, 2019
  • Rating of 10, Superb Attorney Rating, AVVO, 2020
  • , Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®, 2017
  • , Client Champion - Silver Distinction, Martindale-Hubbell®, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, Pupil Member, 2009 - 2010
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • Jacksonville Justice Association Board of Directors, 2020
  • Florida, 2011
  • Jacksonville Justice Association Member, 2020
  • Jacksonville Bar Association Member, 2020
  • Jacksonville Justice Association Board of Directors, 2019
  • Jacksonville Justice Association Member, 2019
  • Jacksonville Bar Association Member, 2019
  • Jacksonville Justice Association Member, 2018
  • Jacksonville Bar Association Member, 2018
  • Jacksonville Justice Association Member, 2017
  • Jacksonville Bar Association Member, 2017
  • Jacksonville Bar Association Member, 2017
  • Jacksonville Bar Association - Co-Chair - Solo/Small Firm Committee
  • Jacksonville Bar Association Member, 2016
  • Jacksonville Bar Association Member, 2015
  • Associate Member of the Chester Bedell American Inn of Court
  • Jacksonville Bar Association Member, 2014
  • The Bolles School - Mock Trial Team Attorney Advisor
  • Jacksonville Bar Association Member, 2013
  • Jacksonville Bar Association Member, 2012
  • Jacksonville Bar Association Member, 2011

Educational Background

  • Davidson College (NC) - BA - Political Science, 2003

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Assist. Coach - FHSAA 2A Track and Field Team State Champion - The Bolles School, 2017
  • Assist. Coach - FHSAA 2A Track and Field Team State Champion - The Bolles School, 2019
  • Assist. Coach - FHSAA 2A Track and Field Team State Champion - The Bolles School, 2016
  • Assist. Coach - FHSAA 2A Track and Field Team State Champion - The Bolles School, 2014
  • Eagle Scout
  • Cum Laude - Florida Coastal School of Law, 2011

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • CLE - Probate for Personal Injury Practitioner, Lecturer, CLE - Probate for Personal Injury Practitioner, Jacksonville Justice Association Annual Seminar, Personal Injury, Probate, 2018
  • Last Wills & The US Supreme Court, Consumer Law Hour (WOKV Radio Show) , 2016
  • Estate Planning and Probate, Consumer Law Hour (WOKV Radio Show), 2013
  • Summer Law Studied Intensive, Opening Statements at Trial, The Bolles School, 2014
  • Lawyers in Libraries, Wills and Powers of Attorney, 2013
  • CLE - Probate for Personal Injury Practitioner, Lecturer, CLE - Probate for Personal Injury Practitioner, Law Firm (not disclosed), Personal Injury, Probate, Guardianship, 2019
  • CLE - Probate for Personal Injury Practitioner, Lecturer, CLE - Probate for Personal Injury Practitioner, Law Firm (not disclosed), Personal Injury, Probate, Guardianship, 2018
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Office Location for Matthew H. Hinson

300 W Adams St
Suite 500
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Phone: 904-527-1700

Last Updated: 4/20/2021

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