Bram is currently an attorney with The Soud Law Firm. His practice includes pusuing personal injury claims sought by individuals who have claims for automobile accidents, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse, Slip And Fall Injury, Animal Bite Injury and Personal Injury.
Bram was 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, Bram was an attorney at a multi-state law firm where he practiced in the Jacksonville office. He 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, Bram 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. Bram 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.
Bram 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, Bram 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.
Bram 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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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1995||09/08/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top Lawyers - Litigation||Jacksonville Magazine's 904||2014|
|Mock Trial Team Advocacy National Champion||American Trial Lawyers Association||1994|
|Personal Injury Attorney||The Soud Law Firm||2015 - Present|
|Partner||Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, PA||2013 - 2015|
|Attorney||Moore, Ingram, Johnson & Steele, L.L.P.||2011 - 2013|
|Associate||Conroy, Simberg, Ganon, Krevans, Abel, Lurvey, Morrow & Schefer, P.A.||2010 - 2010|
|Attorney||The Roebuck Law Office||2007 - 2010|
|Attorney||Eraclides Johns||2003 - 2007|
|Adjunct Professor||Florida Coastal School of Law||2001 - 2002|
|Assistant State Attorney||State Attorney's Office||1994 - 2002|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|I9 Sports||Volunteer Youth Athletic Coach||2010 - Present|
|Beth Shalom Synagogue||Executive Committee||2006 - 2010|
|Jewish Community Alliance||Volunteer Youth Athletic Coach||2005 - Present|
|Florida Family Law Inn of Court||Member||2004 - 2008|
|Jacksonville Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Fourth Judicial Circuit Technology Committee||Member||2001 - 2003|
|Mayor's Domestic Violence Task Force||Member||2001 - 2003|
|United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida||Member||1998 - Present|
|Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society||Vice President||1995 - 1996|
|The Florida Bar||Member||1995 - Present|
|Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association||Member||1994 - 2002|
|Florida Guardian ad Litem||Guardian ad Litem||1992 - 1994|
|Riggins v. Connell||Verdict for the defense|
|State of Florida vs. Perry||Convicted|
|Robert J. Bend, Jr. v. Shamrock Services and Zenith Insurance Company||Robert 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.|
|See all Legal Cases|
|Florida Comp Law Chronicle||Can a Carrier Void a Workers’ Compensation Policy as Applied to an Injured Worker due to Employer’s Fraudulent Misrepresentations to Obtain the Policy?||2011|
|Avvo||Child Support in Florida: The Reduction of Child Support with Substantial Time-Sharing||2011|
|Stetson University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|Stetson University||Business Administration||BS - Bachelor of Science||1991|
|Continuing Education||Fighting Fraud in Workers Compensation||2011|
|Various Insurance Carrier Lectures||Fighting Fraud in Workers' Compensation||2007|
|Jacksonville Sheriff's Office||Domestic Violence||2000|
|Clay County Sheriff's Office||Search and Seizure||1997|