John Leighton is a Board Certified trial specialist who represents people who have been injured and families who have lost loved ones due to the negligence of others. He handles complex and catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home liability, product liability, legal malpractice, resort and water sport injuries, inadequate premises security/violent crime...Show more
Contingent (33%-45%), Free Consultation (60 minutes), Hourly ($525-$600/hour)
Posted by: a Personal Injury client about 6 years ago.
John recently litigated a case for my husband and I that resulted in permanent injuries. He was compassionate and meticulous about his work. We...
Posted by: a Litigation client about 6 years ago.
I used this lawyer for two cases, both of which were extremely difficult. John handled them both flawlessly, and won both times, meeting or...
Elk Grove, CAAbout 1 month ago
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community.
Pensacola, FLAbout 2 months ago
I endorse this talented and knowledgeable attorney, who is well-respected in the legal community.
Donovan Leisure Newton & Irvine
1985 JD - Juris Doctor with honors in
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
2015 Best Lawyer, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Best Lawyers in America
2007- present Chairman
Academy of Trial Advocacy
2014 “Why You Are Safer On A Highway Filled With Drunks The Highways Than In A Hospital"
2014 “Identifying and Screening Strong Negligent Premises Security Cases”
2014 Like Flies to Honey: Crime Management and the Dangers of ATMs, Convenience Stores and Other High Risk Retail Premises
2013 Sex, Drugs & Violence: Inadequate Premises Security Litigation in Florida