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Jason David Katz

Jason David Katz

Practice areas:

Construction / Development, Litigation

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About Me

Jason D. Katz is a Florida licensed attorney. His practice includes both litigation and transactional work.


 


Mr. Katz graduated from University of Virginia with a degree in Systems Engineering, and he received his J.D. degree from Nova Southeastern University. Mr. Katz graduated first in his law school class.


 


While in law school, Mr. Katz clerked at the Broward County attorneys’ office. After law school he worked for a national law firm specializing in construction law and government contracts. Jason’s practice includes the representation of contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, sureties, design professionals, and other entities on a variety of construction projects, including: roads and bridges; airports; high-rise condominiums; hotels; and industrial complexes.


Jason regularly prosecutes lien and bond claims. He also defends lien and bond claims on behalf of property owners, bond principals, and sureties. Jason is very knowledgeable about all aspects of Florida surety law and is regularly involved in claims involving: statutory payment bonds, common law bonds, performance bonds, lien-transfer bonds, public construction bonds, and Miller Act bonds.


 


Jason also has experience litigating construction defect cases. Jason has guided contractors and subcontractors through the Chapter 558 process. He has successfully defended contractors and subcontractors against warranty claims, building code violations, and claims for negligence.


 


Jason handles a wide variety of employment litigation matters, landlord-tenant matters, and general commercial litigation.


 


He is admitted to all Florida state courts and all Federal District Courts in Florida. Mr. Katz is a Board Certified Construction Attorney.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Construction / Development: 50%

Payment

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Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Jason D. Katz P.A.

3325 S. University Drive
Suite 210
Davie, FL, 33328

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200505/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Board Certified - Construction LawFlorida Bar2011
Board Certified - Construction LawFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyJason D. Katz, PA2012 - Present
AttorneySmith Currie & Hancock, LLP2005 - 2012

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida BarSurety and Insurance Committee2012 - Present
Associated Builders and ContractorsEducation Committee2010 - 2012
Florida BarConstruction Law Committee2005 - Present
Broward County Bar Association, Construction Law SectionConstruction Law Committee2005 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
SPS Corp. v. Kinder Builders, 997 So. 2d 1232 (Fla. 3d DCA 2008)Affirmed
Sun-Tech Plumbing v. Kast Construction III, LLCAffirmed

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Common Sense ContractingContractual Indemnification2007

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterN/AJuris Doctorate2005
University of VirginiaSystems EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science2001

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Summitt Condominium ConferenceEverything You Need to Know About Florida Law2012
Law School WorkshopLandlord Tenant Law2012