Matthew A. James, CPA/ABV, CFF, MAFF, Shareholder
Matt James is a Certified Public Accountant in the business valuation and litigation services department at Smith, Stohlman, James & Gardere, P.A.‘s Miami office. Specializing in high net worth marital dissolution, fraud examination, economic damage, business valuation, and other complex forensic accounting engagements.
James earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a double major in Accounting and Finance from Abilene Christian University in Texas; where he played collegiate baseball. He has a Masters of Accounting in Forensic Accounting from Florida Atlantic University.
James is on the board of Kidside Miami, an organization helping high-conflict families heal. James is a member of the board and finance committee for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at the University of Miami. He is a member of the National Association of Divorce Professionals (NADP), Coral Gables Chapter. He also represents the firm as a member of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, on their Emerging Leaders Council, member of the Christian Chamber of Greater Miami, and is a mentor for the University of Miami School of Business.
Born in Los Angeles, California he currently resides in Downtown Miami with his wife. James previously coached baseball as an assistant for Palm Beach Gardens High School and North Palm Beach Little League.