John Tolley is a former Prosecutor & Insurance Defense lawyer licensed in the States of New York, Florida, and New Jersey. Mr. Tolley has tried over 40 criminal and civil jury trials. He is the co-owner and a partner in JT Law Firm where he represents clients in disputes regarding homeowner's insurance, personal injury and criminal defense.
Mr. Tolley attended Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2014. While in law School, Mr. Tolley was an active member of the Nova Trial Association and the Moot Court Society, representing his law school in several trial and appellate advocacy competitions nationwide. Prior to attending law school he graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science and Double Major in Legal Studies and Criminal Justice.
Upon graduating with honors from law school, Mr. Tolley served as a prosecutor handling thousands of felony and misdemeanor cases. He tried 40 jury trials and was quickly promoted to a special unit prosector handling violent first-degree felonies including attempted murders.
After serving as a prosector, Mr. Tolley entered private practice handling large caseloads as an attorney with a Civil Litigation Insurance Defense Firm. While practicing at this firm, he represented multiple AAA rated insurance carriers including Citizens Property, ASI, ARK Royal, Prepared, Progressive, Security First and Weston.
Mr. Tolley continues to be actively involved in his community. Since 2014, he mentored and developed the next wave of Law graduates serving as a head coach for Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad School of Law's mock trial program.
Mr. Tolley is also a Brooklyn Cabinet member of the Jewish National Fund and former executive board member of JNF Futures Miami.
John Tolley was featured in the Los Angeles Wire, Miami Wire, Sun Sentinel, Chicago Journal, and the New York Wire.
Areas of Practice: Civil Litigation and Criminal Defense.
Bar Admissions: New York, Florida, New Jersey, United States Southern District of Florida, United Stats Eastern District of New York.
Awards: National Order of Barristers for excellence in trial advocacy. National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 2021. Trial Masters, 2021. Lawyers of Distinction Excellence in Insurance Law, 2020. Premier Lawyers of America Top 40 Under 40, 2020. Premier Lawyers of America Top 1% in Insurance Coverage, 2020.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2014||08/04/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100||The National Trial Lawyers||2021|
|Rising Star New York||SuperLawyers||2021|
|Trial Master||Trial Masters||2021|
|Excellence in Insurance Law||Lawyers of Distinction||2020|
|Top 40 Under 40||Premier Lawyers of America||2020|
|Top 1% Insurance Coverage||Premier Lawyers of America||2020|
|Excellence in Trial Advocacy.||The National Order of the Barristers||2014|
|Owner||JT Law Firm||2019 - Present|
|Associate||Rubinton & Asscoiates PA||2017 - 2018|
|Assistant District Attorney||Office Of The State Attorney, 17th Judicial Circuit||2014 - 2017|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Broward County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Jewish National Fund||Member||N/A|
|Broward County Bar Association, Young Lawyers' Section||Member||N/A|
|Broward County Bar Association, Criminal Law Section||Executive Council||N/A|
|Yahoo Finance||What Makes JT Law Firm One of the Best Legal Services Provider in New York City||2021|
|US Reporter||JT Law Firm Quickly Becoming Leading Law Firm||2021|
|LA Wire||What to Consider When Hiring an Insurance and Criminal Lawyer like John Tolley||2021|
|The Chicago Journal||John Tolley of JT Law Firm Emerges as a Leading Attorney in the Legal Field||2021|
|Miami Wire||Experience and Expertise: JT Law Firm Emerges as Leading Institution in the Legal Field||2021|
|New York Wire||Things to Consider When Looking for the Best Law Firm||2021|
|Atlanta Wire||How John Tolley and Monica Balyasny Have Been Making a Positive Impact Through JT Law Firm||2021|
|New York Weekly||John Tolley: A Leading Attorney in the Legal Field and the Founder of JT Law Firm||2021|
|Business Insider||What Makes JT Law Firm One of the Best Legal Services Provider in New York City||2021|
|JT Law Firm Blog||Let My Experience Work For You||2020|
|Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor||2014|
|University of Central Florida||BS - Bachelor of Science||2011|
|Mentor/Mentee Success Stories||Mentor/Menttee Success Stories||2018|
|Lakeland Homeowner||$40,000.00 Settlement|
|Florida Commercial Claim||Settled at mediation|
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