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Roy D. Wasson
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Roy D. Wasson

Practice areas:

Appeals, Litigation, Defective and Dangerous Products, Insurance, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Appeals: 70%
    34 years, 600 cases
  2. Litigation: 10%
    34 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  3. Personal Injury: 5%
  4. Criminal Defense: 5%
  5. Other: 10%
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Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

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Contact Info

Wasson & Associates Chartered
28 W Flagler St Ste 600
Miami, Florida, 331301893

Wasson & Associates, Chartered

28 West Flagler Street
Suite 600 Courthouse Plaza
Miami, FL, 33130

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing198105/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
President's AwardFlorida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Shoe Leather AwardFlorida Justice Association2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Silver Eagle AwardFlorida Justice Association2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2008
Gold Eagle AwardFlorida Justice Association2007
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2005
Shoe Leather AwardAcademy of Florida Trial Lawyers2005
Outstanding and Dedicated Service AwardDade County Trial Lawyers Association2000
Meritorious Public ServiceFlorida Bar1999
Silver EagleAcademy of Florida Trial Lawyers1998
Stalwart's AwardDade County Trial Lawyers Association1997
S. Victor Tipton AwardFlorida Justice Association1991
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1991

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing AttorneyWasson & Associates, Chartered1987 - Present
AssociateKimbrell & Hamann, PA1981 - 1987

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Third District Court of Appeal Historical SocietyPresident2012 - 2013
Third District Court of Appeal Historical SocietySecretary2011 - 2012
Third District Court of Appeal Historical SocietyTreasurer2010 - 2011
Florida Bar Appellate Certification CommitteeChair2010 - 2011
Florida Bar Appellate Certification CommitteeVice Chair2009 - 2010
Third District Court of Appeal Historical SocietyMembership Director2009 - 2010
Florida Bar Appellate Certification CommitteeMember2006 - 2012
Florida Justice AssociationBoard of Directors2006 - 2012
Dade County Bar Association, Appellate Court CommitteeVice Chair2004 - 2005
Florida Bar, Appellate Practice SectionChairman1998 - 1999
Florida Bar, Grievance CommitteeVice Chair1998 - 1999
Florida Bar, Appellate Practice SectionChair Elect1997 - 1998
Florida Bar, Appellate Practice SectionVice Chair1996 - 1997
Florida Bar, Grievance CommitteeMember1996 - 1999
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1995 - Present
Florida Bar, Appellate Practice SectionTreasurer1995 - 1996
Florida Bar, Appellate Court Rules CommitteeChair1994 - 1995
Florida Bar, Appellate Practice SectionBoard of Directors1994 - 1995
Florida Justice AssociationBoard of Directors1992 - 1999
Miami-Dade Justice AssociationBoard of Directors1991 - 2003
Florida Justice AssociationBoard of Directors1991 - 2003
Florida Bar, Appellate Court Rules CommitteeMember1989 - 1998
Dade County Bar Association, Appellate Court CommitteeMember1981 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Emma Murray v. Mariner HealthAllowed attorneys to represent injured workers
Delgado v. State of FloridaConviction reversed for new trial

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Florida Justice Association JournalMotions for Attorney's Fees Under 57.1052015
Florida Justice Association JournalUnriddling of the Civil Harmless Error Standard2015
The RecordBelated Appeals and Ineffective Assistance of Appellate Counsel2007
Barry Law ReviewThe Appellate Process: Riddling the Diguilio Harmless Error Standard2005
The RecordDeadlines for Serving Briefs2005

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of KentuckyLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of Kentucky College of LawN/AlawN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Hell on the Highways SeminarRental Car Crashes--Life After the Graves Amendment2013
Case Law UpdateFlorida Supreme Court Invalidates Workers Comp Fee Caps2008