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Joseph L. Amos Jr. - Orlando, FL

200 E. Robinson StreetSuite 800 Orlando, FL 32801 - 1642

Updated: 04/24/2019

Orlando Personal Injury/Professional Liability Lawyer

Overview

Joe Amos is a shareholder with the firm. Since 1990 he has concentrated his practice in the areas of complex personal injury, products liability, construction, and insurance litigation. He is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator.

About Joseph L. Amos Jr.

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury/Professional Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution/Mediation
  • Commercial/Business Litigation
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Contract Dispute Litigation
  • Premises Liability

Litigation

  • 75%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Primary Managing Shareholder

Year Joined Firm

  • 1990

Representative Clients

  • AMC Theatres
  • American Campus Communities
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Jacuzzi Brands, Inc.
  • Kiewit Construction
  • Loews Resorts & Hotels
  • Modern Plumbing, Inc.
  • Northbridge Insurance/Canada
  • Schoolfield Properties, Inc.
  • Scotts Companies/Miracle-Gro
  • Sunbeam Products, Inc.
  • Greater Orlando Aviation Authority
  • Columbia Insurnace Group
  • Metlife Insurnace
  • North American Risk Services
  • West Field Insurnace
  • Traders
  • Cap Specialty Insurance
  • Tristar
  • Lynx / Central Florida Reginal Tranportation Authorities

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1990

Specialties and Certifications

  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator

Other Affiliations

  • Florida Supreme Court, Civil Jury Instruction Committee, 2007 - Present
  • Orange County Bar Association (Member)
  • Legal Aid Society of Central Florida, 2002 - 2003 (President)
  • Legal Aid Society of Central Florida (Trustee)
  • Courthouse Committee, 1996 (Chairman)
  • Law Week, 1995 (Chairman)
  • Professionalism Committee
  • Federal & State Trial Practice Committee
  • The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section, 1992 - Present (Member)
  • American Bar Association, Litigation, Tort and Insurance Sections (Member)
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Leadership Orlando/Orlando Chamber of Commerce (Member)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Central Florida Chapter, 2010 - Present

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, 1990
    J.D.
    Honors: Chairman, Moot Court Team
    Honors: Fellow, Appellate Advocacy Teaching
  • University of Florida, 1987
    B.A.
    Honors: With Honors
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Delta Upsilon
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Blue Key

Classes and Seminars

  • Aim High: Ethics and Professionalism in Claims Handling, October 2013, FLA Conference
  • Professional Practicum: Ethics, Standards and Civility in Claims Handling, 2011
  • Florida Civil Jury Instructions/Update, 2010
  • The Law of Jury Selection and The Ethics of Voir Dire, 2006
  • The Malpractice Defense Team: Roles, Rules & Responsibilities, AALNC Annual Conference, 2002
  • Nursing Homes - An Industry in Crisis (Defending the Home: Legal Issues and Realities)
  • Preventive Medicine: Issues and Suggestions for Pro-Active Approach to Florida Nursing Home Litigation
  • Survey & Overview of Civil Litigation: Defending Claims and Asserting Rights
  • Adjunct Professor, UCF-AALNC Certification Program
  • Adjunct Professor, Rollins College
  • Adjunct Professor, Valencia Community College

Achievements

Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell's "AV" Rating
  • Best Lawyers in America, Professional Malpractice Law Defense, 2012 - 2019
  • Best Lawyers in America, Professional Malpractice Law Plaintiffs, 2012 - 2019
  • Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2012 - 2019
  • Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury Litigation Defense, 2012 - 2019
  • The Florida Bar President’s Pro-Bono Service Award; 2014
  • Judge J.C. “Jake” Stone, Legal Aid Society Distinguished Service Award/Legal Aid Society of Orange County; 2012

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Office Information

Address

200 E. Robinson StreetSuite 800 Orlando, FL 32801 - 1642

Fax

  • 407-422-1080

Publication

Articles

  • "Florida's Joint and Several Liability Law: Through the Thicket", (Co-Author), Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar The Advocate, No. 2, Vol. 34, February, 2004
  • "Dealing With Pro Se Litigants (and Others) Professionally", The Briefs, Orange County Bar Association, December, 1997
  • "Keeping Watch: When Attorneys Use Paralegals", The Briefs, Orange County Bar Association, December, 1996
  • "Advanced Technology and Tort Law: Achieving Responsible, Reasonable Standards", Defense Counsel Journal, No.2., Vol. 58, April, 1991

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