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James Franklin McKenzie

James Franklin McKenzie

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Insurance

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Licensed since 1973

  1. Personal Injury: 60%
    42 years
  2. Insurance: 40%
    42 years



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Contact Info

McKenzie Law Firm

905 E Hatton Street
Pensacola, FL, 32503-3931



FLMember in Good Standing197305/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Top 100 Florida Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers Association2008
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Silver Eagle AwardAcademy of Florida Trial Lawyers2007
Super Lawyer- Top 100 Florida LawyersSuperLawyers2006
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell1998
Florida Constitution AwardAcademy of Florida Trial Lawyers1988
RecognitionInternational Men of Distinction1987
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law1986
Invited MemberMillion Dollar Advocates ForumN/A
RecognitionLeading Florida AttorneysN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerMcKenzie, Hall & De La Piedra, P.A.1982 - Present
PartnerMyrick & McKenzie, P.A.1976 - 1982
AssociateLevin, Middlebrooks, et. al1973 - 1976


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Association for JusticeBoard of Governors2001 - 2004
Florida Justice Association (Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers)Executive Committee1988 - 1990
Florida Justice Association (Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers)Board of Directors1987 - 2004
Florida BarMember1973 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ RepresentativesMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Trial Diplomacy JournalEloquence in opening statement1987
Trial Lawyers Section NewsletterStrict Liability - The Comparative Negligence Defense1982
Florida No Fault Insurance PracticePersonal Injury Protection Coverage1979


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
University of West FloridaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1970