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Robert B. Boyers

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Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Defective and Dangerous Products, Brain Injury

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Robert Boyers is a founding shareholder of Hannon & Boyers, P.A., and represents clients in medical malpractice, products liability and catastrophic personal injury cases. He holds the highest rating - an AV Pre-eminent rating - from Martindale-Hubbell, is listed in the 2012, 2013 and 2014 editions of Best Lawyers in America as a Best Lawyer in the practice areas of both Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice, has been repeatedly recognized as one of Florida's Legal Elite in Florida Trend Magazine, a Super Lawyer  in the Florida Super Lawyers publication and was further named one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers in Miami, Florida for 2012, as published in the Wall Street Journal and the Miami Herald.  He was also designated one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Florida by the National Trial Lawyers Association in 2012 and has consistently been named a Top Lawyer in the South Florida Legal Guide since 2004.  Mr. Boyers was profiled in the 2008 and 2010 issues of South Florida Business Leader Magazine as a Legal Impact Leader and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates forum. He was also named one of the Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the State of Florida by the American Society of Legal Advocates.


 


Rob Boyers served as a past-President of the Miami-Dade Justice Association (formerly the "Dade County Trial Lawyers Association"), is a past Director of the Florida Justice Association (formerly the "Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers") and a past Executive Board Member of the Samantha Foundation (an organization devoted to advancing the cause of child safety). Mr. Boyers currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Dade County Bar Association and on the Civil Rights Committee of the Anti-Defamation League. 


Following his graduation from the Emory University School of Law in 1990, Mr. Boyers began his legal career as a trial lawyer in New York City where he practiced law with a highly regarded personal injury law firm in Manhattan.  He also served as an Assistant District Attorney in Queens County and was appointed as Special Prosecutor to Kings County (Brooklyn) to investigate a high profile officer involved fatal shooting case. 


 


Aside from litigating major personal injury cases, Mr. Boyers writes and lectures frequently on civil trial matters.  He is admitted to the state bars of Florida, New York and Connecticut and to practice in the federal courts of Florida and New York.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Medical Malpractice: 35%
    25 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    25 years
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
    25 years
  4. Brain Injury: 15%
    25 years

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Jonathan S. Damashek

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Jonathan Damashek Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Jeffrey S. Benjamin

    I endorse this lawyer. Robert Boyers is a highly skilled , experienced trial lawyer. I know him to be a dedicated advocate who works hard for his clients to receive excellent results.

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    Jeffrey Benjamin Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Hannon & Boyers, P.A.

2601 S Bayshore Dr # 1010
Miami, FL, 33133-5417

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199608/12/2015
NYCurrently registered 199103/13/2015
CTActive199008/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyer Personal Injury and Medical MalpracticeBest Lawyers in America2013
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2013
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2013
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2012
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2012
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in FloridaNatioinal Trial Lawyers Association2012
Best Lawyer in Personal Injury and Medical MalpracticeBest Lawyers in America2012
Top 100 Super Lawyers in MiamiFlorida Super Lawyers2012
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2011
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2011
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2011
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2010
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2010
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2010
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2009
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2009
Legal Impact LeaderBusiness Leader Magazine2008
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2008
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2008
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2007
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2007
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2007
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2006
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2006
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2005
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2004
Top Up & ComerSouth Florida Legal Guide2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding PartnerHannon & Boyers, P.A.2005 - 2013
PartnerLeesfield, Leighton, Rubio, Mahfood & Boyers, P.A.1996 - 2005
Assistant District AttorneyOffice Of The Queens County District Attorney1993 - 1996
Associate AttorneyDamashek, Godosky & Gentile, P.C.1990 - 1993

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dade County Bar AssociationDirector2011 - Present
Anti-Defamation League, Civil Rights CommitteeCommittee Member2000 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1990 - Present
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1990 - Present
Miami Dade Justice Association (formerly "Dade County Trial Lawyers Association"Past PresidentN/A
Florida Justice AssociationFormer Board of DirectorsN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Proving Mental and Emotional Injuries, James Legal Publishing"Strategies for Traumatic Brain Injury Cases"2010
Proving Mental and Emotional Injuries, James Legal Publishing"Cross-Examination of Defendant's Traumatic Brain Injury Expert"2010
Florida Justice Association Medical Negligence Seminar"Assessing the Risk. When and How to Litigate a Medical Malpractice Case"2008
The Miami Daily Business Review"An Affront to Our Civil Justice System"2007
South Florida Legal Guide"Proving Brain Injury"2007
Dade County Trial Lawyers Association Cross-Exam Seminar and Publication"Cross-Examination of the Adverse Medical Expert"2006
South Florida Legal Guide"Trying Your First Case? Don't Panic!"2006
Dade County Trial Lawyers NewsletterTrial and Litigation Articles (multiple)2004
AJ Cone Trial Advocacy Institute, Florida Academy of Trial Lawyers"Cross Examination of the Defense Medical Expert"2004
National Business Institute Seminar"Plaintiff's Tactics for Maximizing Damages at Trial2003
International Bar Association publication"The Lawyer and the Neuropsychologist - Managing the Process and Each Other"2003
Dade Country Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter"A Few Words on Cross-Examination of the IME Doctor"2002
New York State Bar Association - Do Or Die Trial Skills Seminar"Demonstrative Evidence - The Latest and Greatest"2001

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawN/AlawN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Today ShowNegligent Security Wrongful Death Investigation2010
Past President's SeminarCross-Examination of Defendant's Traumatic Brain Injury Expert2010
Miami Beach Bar Association LuncheonEffective Openings, Cross-Examinations and Summations"2009
Medical Negligence SeminarAssessing the Risk - When and How to Litigate a Medical Malpractice Case2008
National Summit on Quality Performance Management and Improvement"Malpractice - The Consequences of Not Listening"2007
Cross-Examination of ExpertsCross-Examination of the Adverse Medical Expert and Seminar Moderator2006
AJ Cone Advanced Trial Skills SeminarCross-Examination of the Defense Expert, Chairperson and Moderator2004
Litigation Skills SeminarDirect and Cross-Examination of Neuropsychologists in Traumatic Brain Injury Cases2003
Do or Die - Trial Skills SeminarDemonstrative Evidence - The Latest and Greatest2001
Proving DamagesPlaintiff's Tactics for Maximizing Damages at Trial2000
Guest Lecturer, Abnormal Pscyhology ClassLaw and Abnormal Psychology1998
Guest LecturerPsychological Malpractice1997