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Jim Biggart is the managing partner of the Morgan & Morgan Tallahassee office.  He has extensive trial experience in federal and state courts representing the people of Florida. 


 


Jim began his legal career in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General's Corp, where he represented the US government in federal criminal prosecutions and administrative hearings. He also provided command services and legal counsel to naval commands such as the USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67).


 


Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Jim was the Managing Partner of the Tallahassee office of Banker Lopez Gassler, P.A., a statewide litigation firm. He represented national and regional truckload carriers, trailer manufacturers, airports, national department stores, restaurants and hotels, as well as insurance carriers. Jim specialized in lawsuits involving catastrophic injuries and wrongful death, and now utilizes his years of experience practicing law in this area to effectively represent clients at Morgan & Morgan.


 


Jim is an AV rated attorney by Martindale-Hubble. He has been recognized as a Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine, a Florida Super Lawyer since 2007 (representing the top 2% of attorneys in the state), a Super Lawyer in Transportation Law since 2008, and The Best Lawyers in America in 2013.


 


Jim received his BA from the University of Florida and his JD from the University of Louisville. He is admitted to the Florida bar and the U.S. District Courts for the Middle District and Northern District of Florida.


 


Jim and his wife, Stacy, are the proud parents of four boys, Cameron, Jackson, Nathan and Alex. Jim is a member of the Faith Presbyterian Church in Tallahassee, is an avid Florida Gator fan and an enthusiastic, although often, middle-of-the-pack long distance runner.


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  1. Litigation: 95%
  2. Mesothelioma: 5%

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Morgan & Morgan

313 North Monroe Street Suite 401
Tallahassee, FL, 32301

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199406/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Florida Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Florida Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Florida Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
LCDR, Trial CounselU.S. Navy Judge Advocate General's Corp1994 - 2003
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Defense Research InstituteN/A1998 - Present
Florida Defense Lawyers AssociationN/A1997 - Present
Florida BarN/A1994 - Present
American Inns of CourtN/A2007 - 2008
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of LouisvilleLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of FloridaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1990