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Coral Gables Office:

255 Alhambra, PH

Coral Gables, FL 33134

305.761.2323 (Phone)

305.476.7444 (Fax)


Washington, D.C. Office:

208 11th Street SE

Washington, D.C. 20003

202.386.6706 (Phone)

202.386.6706 (Fax)

Lectures & Teaching

Mr. Matthews is frequently asked to speak to lawyers and other professional groups and he has presented more than 100 lectures and seminars on topics including commercial litigation and arbitration, evidence, procedure, ethics and professional conduct in dispute resolution.

Mr. Matthews was an adjunct faculty member of the University of Miami, School of Law teaching courses in legal research, evidence and procedure and in 2006 he was a visiting professor at the National University of Mongolia, School of Law where he taught a seminar to students in the International Law Department on international arbitration and The Rule of Law.

His most recent speaking and teaching engagements include:

  • February 2015 - Speaker - International Association of Defense Counsel Mid-year Meeting - Arbitrability of Class Actions

  • April 2013 - Dean's Address - International Academy of Trial Lawyers - "Advocacy in the 21st Century Global Village"

  • January 2013 - Co-Chair - Institute for Transnational Arbitration Second Annual Winter Forum

  • September 2012 - Moderator and Reporter - ICDR 10th Annual Miami International Arbitration Conference

  • April 2012 - Lecturer - World Jurist Association - Law and Technology: Innovation in the Digital Age - "Online Resolution of Transnational Consumer Disputes"

  • June 2009 - Advanced Seminar on International Dispute Settlement, CEPMLP, University of Dundee

  • May 2009 - Understanding your ICDR Arbitration Process - Two-day conference for participants in international shipping disputes involving claims by injured seamen.

  • 2008 Annual Seminar of Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute - Speaker on International Arbitration of Admiralty Cases.

  • 2008 Annual Conference of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers - Program Chair.

  • 2007 Fourth Annual Seminar on International Commercial Arbitration - Panel member on How to Handle Oil and Gas Industry Cases.

  • 2005 and 2006 ICDR Annual Miami International Arbitration Conferences - Speaker on International arbitration issues.

  • October 2006 - Guest Lecturer at the University of Dundee, Scotland - Arbitration in Developing Nations.

  • October 2004 - Participated in Panel Conference on the Role of Lawyers in a Democracy at the Central Party School in Beijing, China.

  • January 2004 - organized and directed week-long conference in Austria sponsored by the Center for International Legal Studies entitled "Liabilities and Responsibilities of Lawyers in International Disputes."