Matthew J. Vaughn

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Lakeland, FL

Peterson & Myers P.A.
 | 225 E Lemon St, Suite 300
Lakeland, FL 33801
Phone: 863-400-0999
Fax: 863-904-1335
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Bankruptcy: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

Matthew J. Vaughn is an attorney at the law firm of Peterson & Myers, located in Lakeland, Florida. Mr. Vaughn practices with emphasis in the areas of family law and divorce, as well as in the areas of business litigation, business bankruptcy, civil litigation defense, personal injury, and creditor and debtor rights,. He handles a wide variety of complex civil and commercial business matters, and serves clients in the Tampa area and throughout central Florida.


Born and raised in Lake Wales, Florida, Mr. Vaughn graduated cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a bachelor’s degree and subsequently earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Florida. He received his law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. While attending law school, he served as a teaching assistant and belonged to the University of Florida Levin College of Law Journal of Law and Public Policy.


Mr. Vaughn holds an active law license in Florida, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida. Prior to pursuing a legal career, he worked as a consultant in Nashville, Tennessee, and in the managed care office of a health care organization.
Active in his state and national legal communities, Mr. Vaughn is a member of the Lakeland Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Kiwanis Club of Lakeland. He is also involved in The Florida Bar, serving in the business law division, the trial lawyers division and the young lawyers division of the association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (50%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Personal Injury - General (10%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense

Creditor Debtor Rights (10%): Collections

Civil Litigation (10%)

Business Litigation (10%): Non-Compete Agreements

Bankruptcy (10%): Bankruptcy Law

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense, Collections, Non-Compete Agreements, Bankruptcy Law

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019

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About Matthew Vaughn

Admitted: 2011, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.petersonmyers.com/attorney/matthew-j-vaughn/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • Member, United States District Court for Middle District of Florida
  • Member, Business Law Division, Florida Bar
  • Member, Trial Lawyers Division, Florida Bar
  • Member, Young Lawyers Division, Florida Bar
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Florida, Lakeland Bar Association
  • Member, Florida Bar
  • Florida

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Downtown Lakeland Kiwanis Club

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Member, Florida Journal of Law and Public Policy, University of Florida
  • Teaching Assistant for Legal Research and Writing, and Appellate Advocacy, University of Florida

Educational Background:

  • University of Florida, MBA, Major: Finance, 2007
  • Vanderbilt University, B.S., Cum Laude, 2003
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Office Location for Matthew J. Vaughn

225 E Lemon St
Suite 300
Lakeland, FL 33801

Phone: 863-400-0999

Fax: 863-904-1335

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Last Updated: 7/22/2019

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