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Archibald Johns Thomas III

Archibald Johns Thomas III

Practice areas:

Wrongful Termination, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Employment & Labor

About Me


Our firm is committed to advancing the rights of employees in the workplace. Our lawyers are members and avid supporters of the National Employment Lawyers Association, the only national lawyers association committed to this goal through the passage of legislation and by development of the law through the courts. Our firm has received the highest rating given to law firms from the Martindale-Hubbell lawyer rating service for ethical standards and legal ability.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1977

  1. Wrongful Termination: 50%
    31 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Discrimination: 30%
    31 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Employment & Labor: 10%
    31 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Sexual Harassment: 10%
    31 years, 300 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($195-350/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

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  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch lawyer. Highly respected in the legal community.

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Contact Info

Law Offices of Archibald J. Thomas, III, P.A.

4651 Salisbury Road
Suite 255
Jacksonville, FL, 32256-0935

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing197708/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Recognition & AppreciationFlorida Bar, Labor & Employment Certification Committee2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.2008
Super LawyersKey Professional Media, Inc.2008
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2008
AppreciationFlorida Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section2004
President's AwardNational Employment Lawyers Association (Florida Affiliate)2003
President's AwardFederal Bar Association, Jacksonville Chapter1983

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant Federal Public DefenderFederal Defender Office1978 - 1984
Law Clerk to Magistrate Judge Honorable Paul Game, Jr.U.S. District Court - Middle District of Florida1977 - 1978

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section, Legal Developments CommitteeChair2006 - 2008
National Employment Lawyers Association (Florida chapter)President2004 - 2005
Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law Certification CommitteeCommittee Member2002 - 2008
Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section, Individual Rights CommitteeCo-chair2002 - 2003
Federal Bar Association (Jacksonville chapter)President1982 - 1983

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Donald Gay v. Department of the NavyDecision for Petitioner
Ratliff v. Jacksonville UniversityJury awarded $500,000.00, plus prejudgment interest of $55,650.00
Gault v. Computer Power, Inc. / AlltelFederal Court jury awarded $202,000.00, plus $27,000 in prejudgment interest, $44,000 in attorneys fees, and $5,800 in courts costs for a total of $278,800.00

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Employee Rights QuarterlyHow to Seek Reasonable Accommodation in the Workplace for a Physical or Mental DisabilityN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawN/AJuris Doctorate1977

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
National Employment Lawyers Association, Florida Chapter ConferenceCross-Examination and Direct Examination of Witnesses2008
National Employment Lawyers Association Annual Convention - Puerto RicoDefending Summary Judgment Motions2007
Florida Employment Lawyers Association Spring ConferenceRoundtable Discussion of Labor & Employment Issues2007
Advanced Labor TopicsThe Future of labor & Employment Law Practice2006