Jim was licensed to practice law in the State of Florida in 1990. He is admitted to practice before the United States Middle and Southern District Courts in Florida, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Jim is a board member of the Florida Justice Association
He has 29 years of personal injury litigation experience. Jim is a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer and National Board of Trial Advocacy Civil Trial Lawyer. Jim specializes in personal injury, wrongful death and insurance bad faith claims nationwide and is a member of one of the national opiate teams helping fight the epidemic against the manufacturers, distributors and pharmacies.
As a Martindale Hubbell AV Rated attorney, he is often called upon by his peers to litigate claims because of his experience inside the courtroom. Jim is a member of the Florida Justice Association and has served on the Board of Directors since 2010. He is a member of the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Distinguished Counsel, Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers, Clearwater Bar Association, West Pasco Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Board of Regents 2014 and 2015 Litigator Award recipient, and 2010 – 2019 named Florida Super Lawyer. Jim was also selected in Trends Legal Elite and recognized as one of the TOP 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of Florida.