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Bram Louis Scharf

Bram Louis Scharf

Practice areas:

Litigation

About Me

Bram L. Scharf is a partner in the Jacksonville office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.  He has practiced in the area of litigation for over 18 years and focuses on complex matters involving general liability, commercial litigation, automobile liability, premises liability, construction defects, subrogation, negligent security, employment practices liability, and workers’ compensation defense.  Additionally, Mr. Scharf has extensive experience in the areas of domestic relations and family matters.


Prior to joining QPWB, Mr. Scharf was a managing attorney of a law firm where he practiced in the Jacksonville office.  Mr. Scharf defended individuals and corporations in all of his current areas of practice. His practice also included drafting insurance policies and declaration pages for captive insurance companies created by business owners in order to provide supplementary property and casualty insurance.  Previously, his practice focused on the representation of employers, insurance companies and servicing agents in workers’ compensation claims.  He served as a lead attorney in the Fraud Unit and provided training and continuing education to insurance adjusters, nurses and investigators on fighting fraud in workers’ compensation.


From 1994 through 2002, Mr. Scharf served as an assistant State Attorney in the Fourth Judicial Circuit in Jacksonville, Florida where he participated in over 100 jury trials. He specialized in the prosecution of complex crimes including public corruption, insurance fraud, homicide, sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse.  He served as Division Chief of County Court where he trained and supervised new prosecutors.  Mr. Scharf has served as an adjunct professor at the Florida Coastal School of Law and has given numerous lectures on the criminal and civil prosecution of insurance fraud.


Mr. Scharf received his Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida in 1994 and Bachelor of Business Administration from John B. Stetson University, Deland, Florida in 1991.


While in law school, Mr. Scharf served as Academic Vice Magister for the Phi Delta Phi academic fraternity and was a member of the ATLA National Student Trial Advocacy Championship Mock Trial Team.


Mr. Scharf is licensed to practice law in Florida and is a member of The Florida Bar; he is also admitted in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. In addition, he is a licensed Florida Residential Contractor.

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Licensed since 1995

  1. Litigation: 100%
    20 years, 1.5 thousand cases

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Contact Info

Quintairos Prieto Wood & Boyer, P.A.

One Independent Drive
Suite 1650
Jacksonville, FL, 32202

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199505/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Lawyers - LitigationJacksonville Magazine's 9042014
Mock Trial Team Advocacy National ChampionAmerican Trial Lawyers Association1994

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerQuintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, PA2013 - Present
AttorneyMoore, Ingram, Johnson & Steele, L.L.P.2011 - 2013
AssociateConroy, Simberg, Ganon, Krevans, Abel, Lurvey, Morrow & Schefer, P.A.2010 - 2010
AttorneyThe Roebuck Law Office2007 - 2010
AttorneyEraclides Johns2003 - 2007
Adjunct ProfessorFlorida Coastal School of Law2001 - 2002
Assistant State AttorneyState Attorney's Office1994 - 2002

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
I9 SportsVolunteer Youth Athletic Coach2010 - Present
Beth Shalom SynagogueExecutive Committee2006 - 2010
Jewish Community AllianceVolunteer Youth Athletic Coach2005 - Present
Florida Family Law Inn of CourtMember2004 - 2008
Jacksonville Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Fourth Judicial Circuit Technology CommitteeMember2001 - 2003
Mayor's Domestic Violence Task ForceMember2001 - 2003
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaMember1998 - Present
Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor SocietyVice President1995 - 1996
The Florida BarMember1995 - Present
Florida Prosecuting Attorneys AssociationMember1994 - 2002
Florida Guardian ad LitemGuardian ad Litem1992 - 1994

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Riggins v. ConnellVerdict for the defense
State of Florida vs. PerryConvicted
Robert J. Bend, Jr. v. Shamrock Services and Zenith Insurance CompanyRobert will be entitled to Workers' Compensatin benefits. The First District Court of Appeal Reversed the Judge of Compensation Claims who denied workers' compensation benefits to Robert.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Florida Comp Law ChronicleCan a Carrier Void a Workers’ Compensation Policy as Applied to an Injured Worker due to Employer’s Fraudulent Misrepresentations to Obtain the Policy?2011
AvvoChild Support in Florida: The Reduction of Child Support with Substantial Time-Sharing2011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Stetson UniversityBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1991

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Continuing EducationFighting Fraud in Workers Compensation2011
Various Insurance Carrier LecturesFighting Fraud in Workers' Compensation2007
Jacksonville Sheriff's OfficeDomestic ViolenceN/A
Clay County Sheriff's OfficeSearch and SeizureN/A