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James Anthony Hannon

James Anthony Hannon

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Defective and Dangerous Products, Medical Malpractice, Admiralty & Maritime, Aviation

About Me

James Hannon is a native of Miami, Florida and a founding shareholder of the law firm of Hannon & Boyers, P.A. with offices on Brickell Avenue in the heart of Miami’s financial district. The firm specializes in catastrophic personal injury, negligent security, premises liability, wrongful death, products liability, medical malpractice, maritime negligence, legal malpractice and complex commercial litigation cases.


Mr. Hannon holds an AV Preeminent Rating - the highest rating for legal skill and ethics - in the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory and was voted one of the Best Lawyers in America by his peers. He has also been recognized as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers Association and has been repeatedly recognized as a “ Top Lawyer ” in the South Florida Legal Guide , as one of Florida's “ Legal Elite ” in Florida Trend Magazine, as a "Florida Super Lawyer " in Florida Super Lawyers Magazine and as a  "Legal Impact Leader " in  Business Leader Magazine . Additionally, he was awarded membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum which recognizes the “ top trial lawyers in America for their ability to accomplish superior results in large and complex cases” and is listed in the Metropolitan Who's Who Registry which recognizes individuals who have “demonstrated success in their profession.”


Mr. Hannon has achieved numerous multi-million dollar awards for his clients and was awarded membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum which recognizes the “top trial lawyers in America for their ability to accomplish superior results in large and complex cases.”  He has successfully represented clients in cases involving negligent security, medical malpractice, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, tractor-trailer crashes, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, defective products, boating accidents, cruise ship negligence, legal malpractice and business litigation in the state and federal courts of Florida.


Active in many legal and community organizations, Mr. Hannon serves on the board of directors of the Miami-Dade Justice Association, the board of directors of the Dade County Bar Association, the board of directors of the Westminster Christian School, the board of directors of the Miami Science Museum Reclamation Project and is an active member of the National Crime Victim Bar Association, The National Center for Victims of Crime, the American Association for Justice, the Florida Justice Association andthe Florida Bar. He has also served as a volunteer for Community Partnership for the Homeless, Alonzo Mourning Charities and at his Church.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 30%
    25 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    25 years
  3. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    25 years
  4. Aviation: 10%
    25 years
  5. Admiralty & Maritime: 10%
    25 years



Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse James. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Lakota Robin Denton

    I endorse this lawyer for Personal Injury cases.


    Lakota Denton Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

2601 South Bayshore Drive
Suite 1010
Miami, FL, 33133



FLMember in Good Standing198908/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2013
Florida's Legal EliteFlorida Trend MagazineN/A
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Florida Super LawyerSuper Lawyers MagazineN/A
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal GuideN/A
Recognizes the “top trial lawyers in America..."Million Dollar Advocates ForumN/A
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A
Legal Impact LeaderBusiness Leader MagazineN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
President / Partner / Trial AttorneyHannon & Boyers, P.A.2005 - Present
Attorney / PartnerHannon & Hannon, P.A.1989 - 2005


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dade County Bar AssociationDirector2008 - Present
National Crime Victim Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Miami-Dade Justice AssociationDirector1994 - Present
American Association for JusticeLeader's Forum Member1989 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Estate of Mackendy JulesSettled globally for $2,220,000.00

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Publication NameTitleDate
South Florida Legal GuideProving Brain InjuryN/A
South Florida Legal GuideTrying Your First CaseN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A1989
University of MiamiPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1986

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Local ForumThe Culture of Gun Violence in South Florida: the Social, Public Safety and Business Challenges2014
CBS 4 InterviewLegionnaires' disease2009
Fox News InterviewDangerous Pharmaceutical Products2008
National Summit on Quality/Performance Management and Improvement"Malpractice - The Consequences of Not Listening,"2007