Bar Admissions

United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Construction

  • Personal Injury

  • Premises Liability

  • Breach of Contract

  • Products Liability

  • Wrongful Death

  • Transportation

  • Construction Defect

  • Construction Negligence

St. Thomas University School of Law (J.D.)
University of Utah (B.A.)

Reported Cases
Billy Witty v. Jimmy Medlock, et. al., 2014 WL 7917135 (Fla.Cir.Ct.) (Defense Verdict)

Matthew R. Olmsted

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Phone Number : (305) 372-9044 (239) 489-1911
Fax Number : (754) 212-4170 (239) 425-3509
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3275 West Hillsboro Blvd.
Suite 309
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

12486 Brantley Commons Court
Fort Myers, FL 33907

100 S.E. 2nd Street
Suite 2150
Miami, FL 33131

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MATTHEW OLMSTED is a partner in Chartwell’s Deerfield Beach, Fort Myers, and Miami, Florida offices. Mr. Olmsted has experience handling a wide variety of civil and commercial litigation matters including trucking defense, insurance coverage matters, insurance bad faith, construction defects, premises liability, breach of contract and personal injury defense. In Mendez v. Tracton, obtained a Defense Verdict for client in February 2014 in an auto collison accident, achieving a non-negligent verdict, awarding the plaintiff nothing.

Mr. Olmsted graduated from the University of Utah, in Salt Lake City, Utah where he majored in Political Science. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree, he worked for a major lobbying organization on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Mr. Olmsted proceeded onto law school and earned his Juris Doctorate from St. Thomas University School of Law. While attending St. Thomas University on a Merit Scholarship, Matthew earned the Book Award for Civil Practice.

Mr. Olmsted is a member of the Florida Bar and admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. He also is an active member of several organizations including the Defense Research Institute, Florida Defense Lawyers Association, American Bar Association and the Dade County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section.

Mr. Olmsted serves in the local cub scouts with his two sons.


Professional Associations

Defense Research Institute
Florida Defense Lawyers Association
American Bar Association