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Jeffrey Michael Byrd

Jeffrey Michael Byrd

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Social Security, Insurance, Wrongful Death

About Me

     Jeff received his law degree from Stetson University, College of Law, in 1992. His undergraduate degree is in Broadcast Journalism from Brigham Young University. Jeff has been practicing law in Orlando since 1992. He has always been an aggressive trial lawyer who will not compromise his client's rights. When insurance companies play games with his clients, he aggressively fights for his clients' rights. Jeff has received the highest rating of "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell's Legal Ability Ratings system. An "AV" Rating shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence (Very High to Preeminent). Jeff has been selected as an honored member of America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals, an organization limited to individuals who have demonstrated leadership and dedication in their profession.




     Jeff is double Board Certified, a rare accomplishment for most lawyers.  He is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Florida Bar and nationally by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.  He has held these separate Board Certifications since 2005.  Less than 1% of lawyers are Board Certified in Civil Trial Law.


 

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Personal Injury: 85%
    23 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 5%
    23 years
  3. Insurance: 5%
    23 years
  4. Social Security: 5%
    23 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

33 total 

  • Paul T Zeniewicz

    Jeff is a top-notch trial attorney that has consistently attained superior results for his clients. Without hesitation, I endorse Jeff Byrd for any of your legal needs.

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    Paul Zeniewicz Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • J Steele Olmstead

    Jeff is that rare lawyer who is on top of his game. He is focused to the point of startling. He is so dedicated to his client's cause that you get the impression that is all his is concerned with. He is knowledgeable, experienced, resourceful and sharp. I heartily endorse him for all trial work. He is the real deal.

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    J Olmstead Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Jeffrey M. Byrd, P.A.

2620 E Robinson St
Orlando, FL, 32803

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199205/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board Certification in Civil Trial LawThe Florida Bar2005
Board Certification in Civil Trial LawNational Board of Trial Advocacy2005
Invited memberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2004
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2001
RecognitionAmerica's Registry of Outstanding Professionals2001

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentJeffrey M. Byrd, P.A.1999 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMember2004 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1993 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Academy of Florida Trial LawyersMember1992 - Present
Central Florida Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1992 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Villasenor v. Martinez, 991 So. 2d 433 (Fla. 5th DCA 2008)N/A
Wallace v. Allstate Insurance, 980 So. 2d 1084 (Fla. 5th DCA 2008)This is the second appeal. Plaintiff won in part.
Wallace v. Allstate, 920 So. 2d 50 (Fla. 5th DCA 2005)This was the first appeal, which Wallace won.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Real Evidence for the Trial Practitioner in FloridaReal Evidence for the Trial Practitioner in Florida2004

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Brigham Young UniversityBroadcast JournalismBA - Bachelor of Arts1989

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Evidence WorkshopCourtroom Evidence in Civil Trial Litigation2007
Real Evidence for the Trial Practitioner in FloridaReal Evidence for the Trial Practitioner in Florida2004
Taking and Defending Effective Depositions in FloridaTaking and Defending Effective Depositions in Florida2001