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Jason Hunter Korn

Jason Hunter Korn

Practice areas:

Lawsuits & Disputes, Construction & Development, Business

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About Me

Jason has spent his entire 22+ year legal career handling complex civil litigation. He concentrates in business, commercial and construction litigation.  Jason has represented clients in a wide variety of matters, including transactional disputes, business torts, commercial disputes, construction law and construction litigation, partnership and shareholder disputes, and trust and estate litigation. His practice also includes providing advice and counseling to clients on a wide variety of business related issues, with an emphasis on representing sophisticated businesses and individuals.  He has represented public and privately held businesses, partnerships and individuals in numerous types of business related matters.  


Jason was recognized again in 2013 by Best Lawyers of America in three categories: Commercial Litigation, Construction Law and Bet-the-Company Litigation.  In 2007 Gulfshore Life Magazine identified Jason as one of the “Go-To Lawyers’’ and “A-List Advocates” for complex litigation in the five counties of Southwest Florida.  Jason has served as Chairman of the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 20th Judicial Circuit (appointed by Florida Governor Jeb Bush), President of the Trial Lawyers Section of the Collier County Bar Association, President of the American Inns of Court, Thomas S. Biggs Section, President of the Young Lawyers Section of the Collier County Bar Association, Chairman of the United Way of Collier County Board of Directors, Chairman of the Edison State College Foundation District Board of Directors, and Chairman of the Education Committee of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce.


Experience


Jason began his legal career as a litigator in New York City representing large companies and healthcare providers in high-exposure tort claims and product liability claims.  Prior to joining Cohen & Grigsby in 2003, Jason was a Partner at Cummings & Lockwood in Naples, Florida.


Jason is a Director of the law firm of Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. and Managing Director of the firm’s Florida offices.  He is a member of the Litigation, Construction, and Shareholder and Partnership Disputes Practice Groups of the firm.  He is also Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Construction Law.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 50%
  2. Construction & Development: 40%
  3. Business: 10%

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Contact Info

Cohen & Grigsby, P.C.

Mercato - Suite 6200
9110 Strada Place
Naples, FL, 34108

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199505/07/2015
NYCurrently registered 199203/13/2015
MAInactive199204/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Construction LawThe Best Lawyers in America (c) 2013 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.)2013
Bet-the-Company LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America (c) 2013 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.)2013
Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America (c) 2013 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.)2013
Construction LawThe Best Lawyers in America (c) 2012 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.)2012
Commercial LItigationThe Best Lawyers in America (c) 2012 (Copyirht 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.)2012
Bet-the-Company LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America (c) 2012 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.)2012
Bet-the-Company LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America (c) 2011 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.)2011
Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America (c) 2011 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.)2011
Construction LawThe Best Lawyers in America (c) 2011 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.)2011
Board Certified in Construction LawThe Florida Bar Board of Legal Education and Specialization2010
Commercial LitigationThe Best Lawyers in America (c) 2010 (Copyright 2010 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.)2010
Construction LawThe Best Lawyers in America (c) 2010 (Copyright 2010 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.)2010
Bet-the-Company Litigation categoryThe Best Lawyers in America (c) 2010 (Copyright 2010 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.)2010
Men of DistinctionCollier County Education Foundation2009
"Go-To Lawyer", Complex Litigation, Southwest FloridaGulfshore Life Magazine2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Director (Partner) and AttorneyCohen & Grigsby, P.C.2003 - Present
PartnerCummings & Lockwood1997 - 2003
Litigation AttorneyKelley Price Passidomo & Siket1995 - 1997
Litigation AttorneyHeidell, Pittoni, Murphy & Bach, LLP1991 - 1995

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Twentieth Judicial Circuit Professionalism CommitteeMember - Chief Judge's designee2012 - Present
Edison State College FoundationChairman, District Board2011 - 2011
Greater Naples Chamber of CommerceChairman, Education Committee2010 - 2011
Gulfshore Playhouse, inc.Board of Directors2009 - Present
Edison State College FoundationChairman, Collier County Board2008 - 2010
United Way of Collier CountyChairman, Board of Directors2008 - 2009
Greater Naples Chamber of CommerceBoard of Directors2008 - Present
Judicial Nominating Commission of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit of FloridaChairman2008 - 2009
Professional Ethics Committee of The Florida BarMember2008 - 2014
Edison State College FoundationFormer District Vice-Chairman2007 - 2011
Judicial Nominating Commission of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit of FloridaMember2006 - 2010
American Inns of Court, Thomas S. Biggs SectionPast President2004 - 2005
Edison State College FoundationBoard of Directors2004 - 2011
United Way of Collier CountyBoard of Directors, Past Officer2003 - 2010
Collier County Bar Association, Trial Lawyers SectionPast President2003 - 2004
Peer Review Committee of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit of FloridaFormer Chairman2000 - 2002
Professional Ethics Committee of The Florida BarMember1999 - 2005
Young Lawyers Section of the Collier County Bar AssociationPast President and Co-Founder1997 - 1998

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Adverse Witness, Collier County Bar AssociationEthical Considerations in Technology2013
Res Gestae (Lee County Bar Association)Ethical Considerations in a Technology World2013
The Adverse Witness, Collier County Bar AssociationCloud Computing, Real Estate Transacation Funds and More2013
Res Gestae (Lee County Bar Association)Access Credentials, Gifts to Lawyers and More Pleas2013
The Adverse Witness, Collier County Bar AssociationEthics Update: (Ethics Korner)2013
The Adverse Witness, Collier County Bar AssociationProfessional Ethics Committee Available for Bar Members2012
The Adverse Witness, Collier County Bar AssociationThe Florida Bar's Professional Ethics Committee2011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of Michigan, Ann ArborOrganizational Economics and ManagementBA - Bachelor of Arts1988

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Trial Lawyers SectionLessons for the Litigator: Ethical Pitfalls and Procedures2013
Collier County Bar Association, Real Estate SectionEthical Considerations for the Florida Lawyer2013
Lykes Insurance Learning SeriesConstruction Contracts and Lien Law (Timing is Everything) - How to Position Your Company to Avoid, Manage and Resolve Construction Disputes2010
Collier County Bar AssociationPractical and Ethical Considerations Facing the Florida Lawyer2009
Employment Law SeminarWage Wars: How Employers Can Avoid Wage & Hour Lawsuits2008
Collier County Bar AssociationPitfalls of the Practice - A Sampling of Practical and Ethical Considerations Facing the Trial Lawyer2008