C. Wes Pittman was born in Chester, South Carolina. He was educated at the University of Florida, earning his law degree with honors in 1976.
He is licensed to practice law before all Florida state courts, U.S. District Courts of Florida, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits. In addition, he has been frequently involved in cases in other states throughout the U.S. and in foreign jurisdictions, including England, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Italy.
He founded the firm which is committed in its entirety to serving the interests of injured people and consumers. His vow to represent people, not insurance companies or corporations, has been upheld through the firm's history.
Mr. Pittman has lectured extensively at professional conferences throughout the United States, Europe and Asia on matters relating to personal injury and death cases. He has authored numerous professional articles for attorneys practicing in these areas. He appears weekly on WJHG-TV, the local NBC affiliate in Panama City, Florida, to discuss current legal topics and to provide consumer tips about automobile, motorcycle, maritime, and truck safety, product defects, harassment and discrimination in the workplace, and other diverse matters relating to personal injury and wrongful death.
He has served multiple terms on the board of directors of the Florida Justice Association, formerly known as the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, and on its executive committee. He is also a sustaining member of the American Association for Justice and has been a member of its product liability and medical malpractice committees. He is a member of Million Dollar Advocates, and on a local level, he is a member of The Florida Bar where he has contributed to its Automobile Insurance Committee and its Civil Procedure Rules Committee. Additional memberships have included the Southern Trial Lawyers' Association and the American Society of Law and Medicine. He is currently a Florida director of APITLA, the Association of Plaintiffs Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America and is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association where he is listed in the top 100 Trial Lawyers in Florida.
Mr. Pittman concentrates his practice of law in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, medical negligence, product liability, and employment discrimination.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1976||04/04/2021|
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Member||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Million Dollar Advocates||Member||2008 - Present|
|American Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Sustaining member||N/A|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||Law||1976|
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