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Mr. Matthew Franklin Totten

The Totten Firm LLC

Matthew Totten is the founder and managing attorney for The Totten Firm, LLC. Matthew represents property managers, lenders, property owners, and investors in a wide range of real property-related matters in trial and appellate courts. Further, Mr. Totten advises clients on best practices, risk mitigation, and potential out-of-court solutions at each stage of their business.

Additionally, Matthew has significant experience in landlord-tenant matters, representing local and national property management clients throughout the eviction process, defending adverse tenant litigation, addressing bankruptcy-related matters, and navigating the unique issues posed to lenders during post-foreclosure REO. 

Further, Matthew extensively litigates and resolves title issues as to real property, including representing lenders and consumers in lien priority disputes, title defects, and other items affecting real property interests. Matthew has substantial experience in representing financial institutions and servicers throughout the non-judicial foreclosure process, including resolving title-related concerns prior to conducting foreclosure.

Additionally, he advocates for property owners with local municipalities, including representing a national wireless telecommunications company as to special use concerns, as well as individual property owners regarding local historic preservation matters.


As a graduate of the University of Georgia (BBA, Finance) and the University of South Carolina (JD), he is admitted to the bar of all State of Georgia Courts, as well as the federal and bankruptcy courts of the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia.

Matthew is an accomplished and peer-recognized Georgia Super Lawyer as a real estate attorney, having been designated as such for five consecutive years, and is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Real Estate Section of the State Bar of Georgia, the largest section of the State Bar. He is originally from Brunswick, Georgia and lives in Dekalb County, Georgia with his amazing wife, three wonderful kids, and prioritizes giving back to the community as an Eagle Scout.

Product Type
On Demand

Title Standards

CLE Hours: 6 including 6 General, 1 Ethics, 0 Professionalism, 1 Trial Practice

Original Program Date:
Nov 04, 2022
$225.00 - Base Price

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