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Gillis Edward Powell Jr.

Litigation Attorney at Crestview, FL

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Gillis E. (Gill) Powell, Jr.main focus is litigation and trial practice. He handles complex personal injury cases, medical malpractice cases, wrongful death cases, catastrophic injury cases, criminal defense cases, railroad cases, real estate litigation, and commercial litigation. Mr. Powell has tried and won numerous civil trials and he has obtained substantial jury awards for his clients. He is a member of the million dollar advocates club as a result of his jury verdicts. He has also successfully defended many clients in criminal cases, including clients charged with homicide, aggravated battery, sexual battery, drug offenses, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI), and other criminal charges.

Mr. Powell is a member of the Florida Bar, the American Association for Justice, the Okaloosa Bar Association, the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association, the Christian Legal Society, and is an Eagle Sponsor/Member of the Florida Justice Association.

Mr. Powell is licensed to practice in all courts in Florida as well as the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

He is an AV Preeminent rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, an award signifying that his peers ranked his at the highest level of professional excellence.

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Licensed for 48 years
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 1974
Updated 11/23/2022

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Powell, Powell & Powell, P.A.
422 N. Main Street
Crestview, FL, 32536-3540

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AVVO RATING 8.3 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Senior Partner/President
  • Powell, Powell & Powell, P.A.
  • 1974 - Present

Education

  • South Texas College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1974
  • Auburn University
  • B.S.
  • 1969

Associations

  • Admitted to Practice in Federal Courts for the Northern District of Florida, 11th Circuit and all Florida Courts
  • Member
  • 1974 - Present
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Eagle Member
  • N/A
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Village Baptist Church, Destin, Florida
  • Trustee
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Client Distinction Award
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Client Distinction Award
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2008
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2007
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2006
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2005
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2004
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2003
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2002
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2001
  • E.E. Townes Award for Scholastic Excellence
  • E.E. Townes Award
  • 1974
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Crestview Litigation Lawyer Gillis Edward Powell Jr.
Gillis Edward Powell Jr.
Litigation Attorney
Crestview, FL
Licensed for 48 years