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Howard T. Sutter

Admiralty and maritime Attorney at Jacksonville, FL

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About Howard

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Practice area
  1. Admiralty and maritime
    Maritime Litigation Personal Injury, Jones Act and Longshore, Vessel Casualty, Salvage and Maritime Liens.

Florida Board Certified Admiralty and Maritime Attorney.  30 plus years litigation experience.  Generally knowledgeable about small craft and their systems, navigation and seamanship. Experienced Inshore and Offshore Sailor.  Have more than passing knowledge of survey, salvage, strength of materials, hydrodynamics.  Machine Shop experience assists in understanding modis of failure of materials, and assists in working with experts.

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Licensed for 42 years
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 1980
Updated 02/23/2023

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

Contact Howard

Sutter Maritime, LLC
1140 Fruit Cove Road
Jacksonville, FL, 32259


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  • Hourly Rates $ 150-300 per hour
  • Contingency 25%-33%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.3 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Sutter Maritime, LLC
  • 2015 - Present
  • Partner
  • Boyd & Sutter
  • 2003 - 2015


  • Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
  • law
  • 1980
  • Florida International University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1977


  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • 2003 - Present
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
  • 1984 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2008
  • Board Certified - Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Florida Bar
  • 2000

Attorney endorsements

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Given (1)
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Admiralty and maritime Attorney | Jun 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I worked with Howard for more than 13 years doing almost all Admiralty and Maritime matters. Howard is a very smart lawyer and really knows the Maritime business. He knows a lot about boats and ships in addition to knowing the maritime law. He has been board-certified for the last 15 years. He is extremely fair and honest with his clients."
Admiralty and maritime