Jones Foster, a private and commercial law firm based in West Palm Beach, Florida, is pleased to announce that Martin County Bar Association President R. Wayne Richter has appointed trusts and estates litigation attorney Matthew L. Worsham, LL.M., as chair of the MCBA’s Wills, Trusts & Estates/Probate Committee for the 2023-2024 term.
As committee chair, Matthew will lead meetings focused on issues impacting estate planning and probate law, develop educational and networking events; submit thought leadership for distribution in the MCBA SideBar monthly newsletter; and increase the engagement of members through events, social media, and the MCBA online community. Matthew previously served as co-chair of the MCBA’s Young Lawyers Division.
Committees provide an opportunity for members to connect through common experiences and interests and are intended to provide additional avenues for member engagement through networking and CLEs on a more intimate but focused level, according to the MCBA.
Matthew is a member of Jones Foster's Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Private Wealth, Trusts & Estates practice groups and focuses his practice in the areas of probate, guardianship, trust litigation, and trust and estate administration. He represents individual beneficiaries, heirs, fiduciaries, and corporate fiduciaries in probate, guardianship, and trust-related matters, including will and trust contests, trustee/personal representative removal actions, accounting actions, will and trust reformation and modification matters, and elective share cases. Matthew's previous experience includes commercial and employment litigation matters.
In addition to the MCBA, Matthew is actively involved in The Florida Bar’s Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section and the Trial Lawyers Section. He graduated with a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and holds an LL.M. in Estate Planning from the University of Miami School of Law.