Matthew C. Hoffman is a partner with the firm, practicing in the firm’s Pensacola office. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with highest honors in 2000 from the University of Florida, and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida College of Law in 2003.  In 2013, he received an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Alabama School of Law.

Mr. Hoffman is admitted to the Florida and Alabama Bars, and practices primarily in the areas of real estate transactions and development; estate planning, wills, and trusts; probate; community association law; real estate litigation; and general business and corporate law.

Mr. Hoffman is an active member of the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association, has served as a member of the Executive Council since 2010, and currently serves as President.


Year Admitted to Practice

  • Florida, 2003
  • Alabama, 2007


  • University of Florida, B.S. Accounting, 2000, summa cum laude
  • University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 2003
  • University of Alabama School of Law, LL.M. Taxation, 2013


  • All Florida and Alabama state courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit


  • William Meador Award, Escambia Santa Rosa Bar Association (2009)
  • Florida SuperLawyers "Rising Star" (2014-2018)
  • Super Lawyers- Real Estate, Business Litigation, Estate Planning & Probate

professional associations, memberships & activities

  • Florida Bar; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar (Member, 2003-Present)
  • Alabama Bar; Real Property, Probate and Trust Section of the Alabama Bar (Member, 2014-Present)
  • Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association (Member, 2004-Present; Executive Council, 2010-Present; President – 2015)
  • Estate Planning Council of Northwest Florida (Member, 2015-Present)
  • Young Lawyers Division of Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association (Member, 2004-2010; Board of Directors, 2008-2010)
  • American Inns of Court (Member, 2004-2006)
  • Sunday’s Child (Member, 2015, 2016; Board of Directors, 2015, 2016)
  • Leadership Pensacola, Class of 2011
  • Manna Food Pantries (Board of Directors, 2005-2011; President, 2009)
  • Northeast Pensacola Sertoma Club (Member, 2004-2009)
  • Big Brothers-Big Sisters (Mentor/Volunteer, 2004-2006)