Disciplined in Sophisticated Defense and Insurance Litigation

Julius Matusewicz is an Associate at Butler’s Tampa office. His practice focuses primarily on First-Party Property Coverage, Fraud, and Bad Faith insurance claims.

Julius earned his B.A. in Philosophy from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania. He then went on to earn his J.D. from Stetson University College of Law in 2017.

Julius was a member of Stetson’s Trial Team, Moot Court Board, and Dispute Resolution Board, competing at the national level for Arbitration and Criminal Trial Advocacy in Chicago, and, in New Orleans for Appellate Advocacy in International Law. As a teaching assistant for Research and Writing I & II, Julius helped first-year students develop their legal research and writing abilities, from preparing inter-office legal memoranda to drafting appellate briefs in accordance with the submission requirements of the Supreme Court of the United States. As a research assistant for International Litigation and Arbitration, Julius worked mostly with foreign students studying abroad at Stetson, assisting them in their comprehension of advanced U.S. Civil Procedure and its application in an international context, while simultaneously researching modern cases and issues to be presented and applied in the course. He further served as an editor for Stetson’s Journal of Advocacy and the Law, as Vice President of the Tax Law Society, and, proudly, as the only male President of the National Organization for Women at Stetson.

Before joining Butler, Julius worked as an Assistant State Attorney with Certified Legal Intern status pending bar passage, where he handled hundreds of cases, argued motions, and, sat on several trials, both jury and non-jury, all of which resulted in guilty verdicts. With his desire to practice more complex matters in civil litigation, Julius left the State Attorney’s Office, joining Butler in September 2018.

Admissions

  • Florida

Education

  • gettysburg college
    Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
  • Stetson University College of Law
    doctor of jurisprudence
Key Points
Practice Area CASE TYPE
  • Bad Faith
  • Coverage - First Party Property
  • Extracontractual Claims