We Care. Our firm limits and focuses our practice strictly on Trust and Estates.

Our Elder Law Attorneys

Matthew M. Jones. Esq.Managing Partner

Matthew Mark Jones, a native Michigander, focuses his practice primarily in the field of Estate Planning and Asset Protection. He has established himself as a bright and compassionate attorney whose personal attention to his clients’ needs is displayed in his 15 plus years as an attorney. Mr. Jones has helped thousands of clients create estate and asset protection plans throughout Arizona and Florida. In 2015, Mr. Jones permanently moved to Tampa, Florida to expand the firm’s Florida office which has an emphasis on Estate Planning, Elder Law including Nursing Home Medicaid Planning, and Asset Protection. Mr. Jones works closely with Nationally Certified Estate Planners, Financial Advisors, Elder Care Planners, and Certified Public Accounts to ensure that the client’s needs are completely protected. In his spare time, Mr. Jones enjoys golfing, watching sports and spending time with his wife and son.

Rachel Doherty
Rachel DohertyOffice Manager

Rachel Doherty, a native of Toronto, Canada, has spent her career of over 25 years in operations, finance and marketing. Joining the law firm of Gorman & Jones, PLC in 2015, her experience has played a major role in the development of new systems, and streamlining operations to give clients a seamless and comfortable experience. Rachel oversees the operations, finance and marketing of our offices located in Arizona and Florida. In her spare time, Rachel enjoys travel, cooking, paddle boarding and spending time with her husband and son.

Patty Coone
Patty CooneParalegal

Patty Coone comes to our firm with more than 34 years of experience in the legal industry, 15 of which has been spent in the Estate Planning, Probate and Asset Protection fields. With many years spent as a Judicial Assistant in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Patty brings her wealth of knowledge and experience to Gorman & Jones, PLC. Patty’s patient, warm and friendly demeanor, coupled with her strong work ethic and attention to detail make her an invaluable asset to Gorman & Jones, PLC’s clients, attorney’s and staff alike. In her spare time, Patty enjoys enjoy paper crafting, and spending time with her family.

In addition, we are involved in our community as well as in the legal process.
Our community activities include:

  • Affiliated attorney with Wills for Heroes
  • Sponsor with the Make a Wish Foundation
  • Sponsor for the Christmas Angels
  • Sponsor for the Volunteer Lawyers Association

If you have questions regarding estate planning and probate law, trust attorneys who have handled hundreds of cases across the entire United States. Contact Gorman & Jones, PLC at 813-856-5625.

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