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Matthew J Ausley

Matthew J Ausley

Good Life Legal Services
  • Collections, Family Law, Divorce ...
  • Florida
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Summary

Matthew J. Ausley and his team represent clients in litigation related to:
collections,
business,
real estate,
landlord issues,
divorce & custody, and
family law.

As Good Life Legal Services' founder, Matt brings nearly two decades of business experience to the team, and employs a common-sense, business-like attitude in his law practice. Matt has helped hundreds of clients to solve their legal issues and get back to living the Good Life.

As an entrepreneur, Matt has owned and managed three businesses; a pressure washing company, a collection agency, and now the law firm.

Matt’s career started as a manager of a finance company branch with a $10 million loan portfolio and over 800 customers. Next, he accepted a position with Sage pursuing advanced collections. In those endeavors, Matt earned several promotions and multiple awards for excellence in sales and leadership.

While in law school, Matt interned at Holland & Knight and with the Hon. Joel B. Toomey, a Federal Magistrate Judge. Matt also served as a Student Ambassador for the school and a Research Assistant to Professor Peter Marchetti, for Contracts and Bankruptcy.

Matt graduated cum laude with a certificate for legal research and writing and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2015.

On a personal note, Matt has a wonderful wife, Kristin, and two young boys. Matt chairs Safe Connections, a non-profit serving local children, and is a former chair the Niceville and the Fort Walton young professional organizations. Matt is an active member of Crosspoint Church, the Okaloosa and Walton County Bar Associations, and the Fort Walton & Niceville Chambers of Commerce. He enjoys hobby mechanics, working in his yard, and reading.

Education
Florida Coastal School of Law
J.D. (2014) | Law
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Honors: cum laude
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Asbury College
B.A. (2004) | Business Management
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Professional Experience
Owner
Good Life Legal Services
- Current
Partner
Anchors Smith Grimsley, PLC
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Attorney
The Critzer Law Firm
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Intern
U.S. District Court
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Intern
Holland & Knight
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Awards
Above and Beyond Service
FCSL Student Ambassadors
Professional Associations
Walton County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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The Florida Bar  # 0117362
Member
- Current
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Okaloosa Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
The Florida Bar
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free consultations are by phone only, and last for 10 minutes. The purpose of a free consultation is for you to acquire some general information about your legal situation and decide whether you need representation. I do not give legal advise during a free consultation.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Collections
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Good Life Legal Services Home
Blog
Good Life Legal Services Blog
Contact & Map
Good Life Legal Services *By Appointment Only*
1992 Lewis Turner Blvd.
Suite #1048
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Telephone: (850) 362-7228
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 12 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: We are located in the WorkSpace Suites building.
Good Life Legal Services *By Appointment Only*
13 Palafox Place
Suite #1048
Pensacola , FL 32502
Telephone: (850) 362-7228
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 12 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: We are located in the Cowork Annex building.
Good Life Legal Services
114 East Cedar Avenue
Suite #201
Crestview, FL 32536
Telephone: (850) 362-7228
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 12 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: We are located in the Courthouse Suites building.