Volusia County

Volusia County 

We Have Offices Conveniently Located in Deland and Daytona Beach

If you are a resident of Volusia County in Daytona Beach, DeLand or the surrounding areas, and have been charged with a crime, Thompson Law, P.A. is your local solution for aggressive and passionate criminal defense.

Attorney Matt Thompson is a lifelong resident of Florida, and his independent law firm, Thompson Law, P.A., is based in beautiful, historic DeLand, FL. Matt focuses on developing a thoughtful, committed, zealous approach to representing Florida residents involved in all varieties of criminal matters – ranging from drug possession and DUI, to juvenile defense and white collar criminal defense.

With offices in Deland and Daytona Beach, we’ve represented clients throughout Central Florida for over 18 years.  

Why Should I Choose Matt Thompson as My Criminal Defense Attorney? Matt Knows Both Sides of the Law

As a former prosecutor with the State Attorney’s Office in DeLand, FL, Attorney Thompson has years of trial practice in cases focusing on charges such as DUI, marijuana and drug possession and/or trafficking, sex crimes, and homicide. Attorney Thompson now uses the skills honed during his years as a prosecutor as a solid foundation for his knowledge of both sides of the law in order to defend his clients with an attentive and uncompromising manner.

Whether you’ve been charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession, DUI, or a more serious felony offense, Matt will use his years of experience and knowledge of the Florida court system to defend your case.

A Free Legal Consultation Ensures You’re Making the Right Choice

Because he values the attorney-client relationship and feels that your needs are best served when you feel comfortable with your attorney, Matt offers a free legal consultation so you feel confident in Thompson Law, P.A.’s ability to fervently represent your interests prior to signing up as a client. Rest assured that anything discussed in this consultation will remain confidential, even if you decide not to pursue a relationship with the firm.

About the Firm

Thompson Law, P.A. is operated by Florida native, Matt Thompson, who was born and raised in Florida, and completed both his undergraduate and law school education at Florida’s top universities. Matt is a long-term resident of Volusia County and concentrates his practice on representing the interests of citizens in DeLand, Daytona Beach, and nearby areas such as Sanford and Lake Mary.

Get to know the attorney behind the firm, longtime Florida lawyer, Matt Thompson.

  • Domestic Violence

    Client was texting a friend when her significant other tried to grab for her phone. When the client tried to pull away, the victim claimed that he was battered and the client was arrested and brought before DCF due a child being in the house. Attorney Matt Thompson wrote a letter to the State explaining the discrepancy in evidence and claimed that the client was in fact moving away from the victim and did not intentionally try to hit the victim. All charges against the client were dismissed.

  • Sale and Possession of Heroin

    Defendant entered a treatment facility while case was pending. Attorney Thompson provided progress reports of all of her progress during her stay to show improvement. State agreed to amend all charges to simple possession and the Defendant was sentenced into Drug Court.

  • Aggravated Assault with a Firearm

    Client was accused of shooting a shotgun over the head of two minors. Attorney Thompson did a public records request to discover that officers reported to the scene of the crime the night of the incident and spoke to the victims on the evening the alleged crime occurred and believed the victims to be intoxicated and unreliable. Attorney Thompson conducted depositions of the officers and ultimately all charges were reduced to a misdemeanor and no incarceration.

  • Grand Theft, Fleeing, Possession of a Fictitious Driver’s License

    Attorney Matt Thompson, through depositions and litigation was able to show that officers did not act according to the warrant by picking up the client immediately upon sight. The charge of Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Law Enforcement, which carries a mandatory felony conviction, was dismissed by the State and the client was offered probation and no felony conviction.

  • Sexual Battery & Domestic Battery

    Mr. Thompson took depositions of the victim showing that the victim was not truthful with police when she provided her statement as to what happened. Confronted victim with social media posts, bank records, and telephone records to show that she was not in the places that she stated she was during the time the alleged crime took place. Case 1 was dismissed and the Defendant pled to Case 2 and received two (2) years of prison and credit for fifteen (15) months in prison.

Highly-Respected in the legal Community

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  • Clients' Choice Award
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  • The National Trial Lawyers


  • Over 15 Years of Experience
    There's no substitute for experience. When faced with a serious crime, you need an attorney who has successfully handled numerous cases like yours.
  • Aggressive Trial Attorney
    Matt Thompson is a skilled trial attorney and has achieved many positive jury verdicts. If your case goes to trial, you can be confident that Matt is equipped to represent you.
  • High-Quality Legal Representation
    At Thompson Law, P.A., every client matters. This means that your case will receive the personal attention and care it deserves.
  • Criminal Defense Is All We Do
    Because our firm only focuses on criminal defense matters, you can trust our team has the specific knowledge needed to handle you case successfully.

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