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Scott J. Jontiff

Scott J. Jontiff

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Practice Areas:

  • Personal Injury
  • Auto accidents
  • Slip & Fall
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death

Biography

Scott was born and raised in South Florida. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida and his Juris Doctor degree at the University of Miami School of Law.  For the past 30 years, Scott has represented in excess of a thousand individuals and families who have been injured due to the negligence of other persons, corporations or other entities.  This includes Automobile accidents, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse, Slip or Trip and Fall cases and the enforcement of rights against insurance companies.  Through his representation, Scott also guides his clients through the many challenges that arise during a personal injury case, from the initial intake through the conclusion of the case and beyond. Scott is always there for his clients!

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1988
    • Honors: Moot Court Competition
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1984
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Criminal Justice
  • Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca - 1982

    Bar Admissions

    • The Florida Bar, 1989
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1993
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1990
    • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1993

    Pro-Bono Activities

    • Miami Beach Bar Association Pro Bono Clinics, Seminars and Activities
    • Chairman of the Miami Beach Bar Association's Law Month Activities and Judicial Reception Committee
    • Lawyers Program Dade County Comprehensive Pro Bono Plan
    • Lawyers Program Dade County Bar Association "Put Something Back" Volunteer

    Representative Cases

    • Defigueiredo v. Publix Super Markets, Inc., 648 So.2d 1256, 1995, 4th District Ct. of Appeal of Florida, 1995039674
    • Tomas v. U.S. Security Insurance Company, 9 Fla. L. Weekly Supp 21, 2001, 11th Jud. Cir.

    Professional Associations

    • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Member
    • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • Dade County Bar Association, Member
    • Miami Beach Bar Association, Member, Historian, Barrister Editor, Chairman of Law Month/Judicial Reception Committee, 2000
    • Dade County Volunteer Lawyers Program, Member, 1991
    • The Florida Bar, Member Benefits Committee, 1991 to 1992
    • Morningside Civic Association, Member, Past Board of Directors & Past Vice President, 2002 to 2002

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish