Boyes, Farina & Matwiczyk


Charles W. Littell, Of Counsel

Charles W. Littell, Of Counsel

Mr. Littell has devoted his career to assisting clients in their estate planning and in the difficult circumstances following the death of a family member. He brings over 40 years extensive experience in estate administration and complex disputes involving wills, trusts, estates, and guardianships. Mr. Littell is AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer review rating attainable from one of the nation’s most distinguished and oldest lawyer rating services.

He received his J.D. with honors in 1973 from the University of Florida, where he was an Executive Editor of the University of Florida Law Review and a member of Phi Alpha Delta. Mr. Littell served in the United States Air Force from 1967 to 1971.

Mr. Littell is admitted to the Florida and Montana Bars, and he is a member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar. Mr. Littell served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Nova University in 1975.

He is also a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. When time permits, he enjoys hiking the mountains and kayaking the rivers of northwest Montana with his friends and family.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Guardianship
  • Probate, Trust, and Fiduciary Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1974
  • Montana, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida


  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
  • - J.D. - 1973
  • - Honors: With Honors
  • - Law Review: University of Florida Law Review, Executive Editor
  • St. Mary's Seminary and University, Baltimore, Maryland
  • - B.A. - 1968
  • - Honors: With Honors

Published Works

  • In Re: Estate of Elizabeth H. Hillyer, Deceased, 664 So. 2d 361, 4th DCA Fla. 1995

Honors and Awards

  • Air Force Commendation Medal, 1974 - Present
  • AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Member
  • Exceptional Student Education of Palm Beach County, Inc., Founding Member
  • Catholic Charities (Diocese of Palm Beach), Chairperson, Division of Elder Services Advisory Board
  • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Florida Bar, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • United States Air Force, 1968 - 1972
  • O’Connell & Cooper, P.A., Florida, Associate, 1974 - 1975
  • O’Connell, Cooper, Parrish & McBane, P.A., Florida, Shareholder, 1975 - 1982
  • Nova University College of Law, Adjunct Professor (Legal Writing), 1977 - 1978
  • Murphy, MacLaren, & Littell, P.A., Florida, Shareholder, 1982 - 1983
  • Charles W. Littell, P.A., Florida, Shareholder, 1983 - 1985
  • Quarles & Brady, LLP, Florida, Partner, 1985 - 1996
  • Holland & Knight, LLP, Florida, Partner, 1996 - 2003
  • Scruggs & Carmichael, Florida, Shareholder, 2003 - 2015


  • Phi Alpha Delta