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.