Mattie S. Fore, Esquire

Mattie S. Fore Law, LLC is a criminal defense practice which handles all types of felonies, misdemeanors, and traffic offenses in Florida state courts. Whether charged with a minor offense or the most serious of crimes, Ms. Fore recognizes that a criminal prosecution can result in severe and life-altering consequences. As a result, Ms. Fore will devote the time and attention you and your case deserve in order to achieve the best results possible. You can rest assured that Ms. Fore will bring her wealth of skill and years of courtroom experience to bear on your case. From investigating your case, to litigating pretrial motions, to arguing your case before a jury, Ms. Fore will leave no stone unturned in the pursuit of your defense. Ms. Fore has tried over 85 cases to verdict, including trials by jury and trials by judge, with consistently successful results.  She is also an aggressive and accomplished pretrial litigator, with a wealth of experience researching and writing motions and arguing them in court on behalf of her clients. She is dedicated to the hard work and preparation required to make a compelling defense, even for the most challenging of cases.

For many clients, one of the most stressful aspects of being prosecuted can be the uncertainty and confusion that results from being unfamiliar with the criminal justice system as well as its complex laws and procedural rules. Ms. Fore takes the time to explain that process to her clients so that they understand the process and can appreciate what options they have. She will guide you through the complexities of the system to make sure you clearly understand what your options are, and will always give you her honest and informed advice and counsel throughout the whole process. Above all else, Ms. Fore prides herself on excellent client communication and maintaining a working attorney-client relationship with her clients. She always keeps her clients updated, returns all phone calls within 24 hours, and makes her clients an integral part of the defense team from start to finish.


  • Mattie was very professional, honest, patient, knowledgeable and she kept me informed every step of the way in my case. I could not be happier with her representation which resulted in her winning my case. She spent many hours with me to ensure that she fully understood my case. I will without reservation recommend her to my friends and use her in the future.

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  • Ms. Fore was initially assigned by case back in 2011, when she worked for the Public Defender’s Office. I feel fortunate that I had the privilege of working with her from the start of my case until the very end. Throughout the whole process which lasted a few years, she always kept me informed of the status of my case and kept the upmost professionalism. Due to her passion, hard work, and genuine care for me as her client, I would recommend Ms. Fore first and foremost to anyone needing legal counsel. For all of my cases, her representation was priceless. I was literally facing the rest of my life in prison, but with the diligence and passion she put into my case. It was finally resolved in my favor. She has continued to keep in touch with me to this day, after several years, which shows how much she truly cares about the individuals she represents. It is an honor to say that I have the utmost gratitude and respect for Ms. Fore and for everything she has done for me.

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  • Mattie did a great job keeping in contact with me and moving my case along. She was very responsive to all my questions.

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  • My family and myself feel Mattie S. Fore handled my case 100%. My charges were taking advantage of the elderly, (my mom and granny ) with whom I lived with for 20 years at one stage of my life. I did not, and would not do anything wrong to them… I was gonna go through trial and all that, but I felt that if the house is all they wanted to drop charges, [it] would save me a lot of court time, and I wouldn’t have to worry about jail time, probation. I was fully confident in Mattie, I just didn’t want to go through a trial. She (Mattie S Fore) handled everything spectacularly and in the end no jail or probation, and instead of a felony got a petit theft charge. I will recommend (Mattie S Fore) to anyone that needs an extremely thorough and dedicated defense attorney.

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  • Mattie is an excellent lawyer she was very professional, and knowledgeable she handled my [fiance’s] case and kept in contact with [us]. I could not be happier with her representation which resulted in her winning my case. She spent many times calling and waiting with us after. I will always recommend her to my friends and use her in the future.

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  • Ms. Mattie S. Fore is by far the very best lawyer for criminal defense that I have ever had the pleasure to meet. And Ms. Fore is not new to the game. She has many years of lawyer experience out of the Palm Beach County court house… I was looking at a 5 year prison sentence and my great attorney, Ms. Mattie Fore, was in court with me when I was taken to visit the judge, and my lawyer, Ms. Fore, was so darn good, that I walked out of court a free man. Ms. Fore had gotten me a sentence of 86 days time served in the county jail. So if you are seeking legal help you will not regret calling Ms. Mattie Fore.

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  • Dear Mattie, Thank you for representing me. My situation was very stressful but you were there for me. I am pleased with the outcome and your handling of the case. I will always recommend your services to my friends and family that may need it. You worked very hard for me and you always thought about me. You gave me good advice. All your efforts made it possible for me to get back on my feet and get back on with my life. It is a blessing to have you representing me. I will never forget how much you helped me.

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