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James O Cunningham

also known as Jim Cunningham

About me

Since 1977, I have dedicated my professional life to helping accident victims and their families receive justice and fair compensation.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    39 years, 8 thousand cases
  2. Car Accident: 30%
    39 years, 10 thousand cases
  3. Wrongful Death: 10%
    39 years, 100 cases
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
    39 years, 200 cases



Contingent (33%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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  • Stephen Arnold Black

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    Stephen Black Slip and fall accident Attorney
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  • Nancy Ann Davito

    I endorse this lawyer. Jim Cunningham is an excellent lawyer who provides caring and competent representation to all of his clients.


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Contact info

Law Offices of James O. Cunningham P.A.

1301 Beville Rd., Suite 8
Daytona Beach, FL, 32119

Law Offices of James O. Cunningham P.A.

465 Summerhaven Drive, Suite C
DeBary, FL, 32713



FLMember in Good Standing197706/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Florida Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2016
American College of Board Certified AttorneysCharter Fellow2015
Florida Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in AmericaLaw Dragon 30002015
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Board Certified Civil Trial LawyerFlorida Bar2014
Florida Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
2013 Top Rated Lawyer in ‘Personal Injury Law’Martindale-Hubbell2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2013
Florida Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Board Certified, Civil Pretrial Practice AdvocacyNational Board of Trial Advocacy2012
Florida Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in AmericaLaw Dragon 30002012
Florida's Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2010
Life Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates ForumMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2008
Bar register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell1987
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell1987
Board Certified Civil Trial AdvocacyNational Board of Trial Advocacy1985
Board Certified Civil Trial LawyerFlorida Bar1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerLaw Offices of James O. Cunningham P.A.2005 - Present
Adjunct Professor of LawBarry University School of Law2010 - 2013
PartnerBillings, Cunningham, Morgan & Boatwright P.A.1999 - 2005
PartnerBillings, Cunningham & Morgan P.A.1994 - 1999
Managing PartnerCunningham & Morgan P.A.1992 - 1994
Managing PartnerBillings & Cunningham P.A.1990 - 1992
Managing PartnerBillings, Cunningham & Mitchell P.A.1987 - 1989
PartnerBillings & Cunningham P.A.1985 - 1987
PartnerBillings, Morgan & Cunningham P.A.1981 - 1985
AssociateBillings, Durie & Morgan P.A.1980 - 1981
AssociateBillings & Durie P.A.1979 - 1980
AssociateFisher & Matthews P.A.1977 - 1979
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Board of Trial Advocates (Central Florida chapter)Charter Member1989 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/AN/A
Florida Justice AssociationN/AN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesNational Board of Directors1999 - 2005
American Board of Trial Advocates (Central Florida chapter)Chapter President1996 - 1996
FSU College of Law Alumni AssociationBoard of Directors1987 - 1996
Florida Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting AssociationBoard of Governors1985 - 1987
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Estate of Edward Doe v. Orange County Sheriff's OfficeCase settled for maximum statutory amount plus limits of underinsured motorist coverage
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Reformed Theological Seminary,N/AM.A.B.S2003
Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Rollins CollegeN/AM.S.M1975
Florida State UniversityN/AB.S.1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National Business Institute: Continuing Legal Education for ProfessionalsAdvanced Personal Injury: Mastering Your Practice2008