At HIGGS LAW, P.A., we pride ourselves on providing quality legal services for businesses and homeowners when they have a problem with their insurance companies or need to appeal a case. Whether your claim has been denied or delayed, you have been unfairly compensated, or you need to appeal a criminal or civil case, our firm has the legal and appellate experience you need to get the results you want. View AVVO Profile
Founding partner, Earl I. Higgs, Jr., is a Miami, Florida native and graduate of the University of Florida, where he walked-on as a running back for Florida Gator Football Team. As a member of the Gator Football team he was an SEC Academic All-American during his time with the team.
While in law school at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, Earl participated in a study abroad program at the University of Montpellier, in Montpellier, France and was a member of the Journal of Law and Public Policy. After graduating, Earl gained invaluable legal experience practicing workers’ compensation and later worked for one of the largest plaintiff’s firms in the country.
For close to 20 years, Earl has devoted his practice to insurance claims and appellate cases. He has represented thousands of businesses and homeowners against insurance companies and has handled a multitude of cases involving property damage, business interruption, hurricane damage, and sinkhole claims.
Following Hurricanes Charlie, Frances and Jean, Earl represented hundreds of businesses and homeowners whose claims were denied, delayed or unfairly compensated. He successfully obtained close to a million dollars on behalf of his clients for damages from those hurricanes and continues fighting for clients affected by more recent storms.
In addition to his experience with insurance claims, Earl has handled numerous insurance, civil, and criminal appeals. He has also argued appeals before the District Courts of Appeal throughout the State of Florida. He is admitted to the Florida Bar, U.S. District Court, Middle District and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2000||06/01/2022|
|Owner||Higgs Law, P.A.||2015 - Present|
|Attorney||Anthony-Smith Law, P.A.||2013 - 2015|
|Attorney||Cohen Battisti||2011 - 2012|
|Attorney||Morgan & Morgan||2002 - 2009|
|Attorney||Grower, Ketcham, More', Rutherford, Noecker, Bronson & Eide, PA||2000 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Florida Bar, Appellate Practice Section||Member||2016 - Present|
|U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit||Member||2014 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida||Member||2004 - Present|
|Florida Bar||Member||2000 - Present|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1999|
|University of Florida||BS - Bachelor of Science||1995|
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