Matthew Valdes

Matthew Valdes


Matthew D. Valdes earned his Bachelor of Science degree with a dual major in Economics and Criminology from Florida State University in July 1991. Mr. Valdes earned his Juris Doctor at Stetson University College of Law in December 1993. Upon completion of his J.D., Mr. Valdes was admitted to The Florida Bar in May 1994. During his legal career, Mr. Valdes’ primary focus has been representing accident victims in claims of personal injury, workers’ compensation, and social security disability.

Mr. Valdes’ experience includes handling injury claims involving many catastrophic and devastating injuries including:

  • Paraplegia
  • Amputation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD)
  • Disc Herniation
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Foraminal Stenosis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Joint Replacement
  • Bone Fractures
  • Muscle/Ligament/Tendon injuries
  • Cubital and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychosomatic and Somatoform Disorders

In addition to his immense personal injury, workers’ compensation, and social security disability knowledge, Mr. Valdes has extensive appellate experience including successful appeals to the Florida District Courts of Appeal and Supreme Court of Florida.

Matthew Valdes is a Pre-Litigation Attorney at the Steinger, Greene & Feiner. As a member of the firm’s legal team, he handles personal injury claims including auto accidents, trucking accidents, slip and falls, and trip and falls. Mr. Valdes is focused on helping clients get through some of the most painful and challenging times of their lives.

When Mr. Valdes is not working, he enjoys spending quality time with his family, playing disc golf, fishing, and reading. Mr. Valdes is married to Tammy and they have two children, Bailey, who graduated from the University of Florida and is in medical school at the University of Louisville, and Brendan, who plays golf for Auburn University.

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida


  • Stetson University College of Law, JD
    • American Jurisprudence Book Award – Torts I
    • Law I Academic Scholarship, Honor Roll
  • Florida State University, Economics & Criminology
    • Omicron Delta Epsilon Honor Society (Economics); Golden Key Honor Society; John M. Olin Foundation Scholarship (Political Science); Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society; Dean’s Lists – Fall 1989, Spring 1990, Fall 1990, Spring 1991
    • President, Lambda Alpha Epsilon (Criminal Justice Fraternity). Undergraduate representative to the criminology faculty