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James Daniel Payer

Personal injury Attorney at Orlando, FL

5.0   11 reviews

also known as James D.Payer

  • Licensed for 28 years
    State FL
    Acquired 1996
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About James

Learn James’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    Represent individuals who are injured due to the negligence of others in accidents like automobile accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, boating accidents, slip and fall accidents, negligent security and wrongful death

    29 years, 1,500 cases

  2. Workers compensation
    Represent individuals who are injured while working throughout the State of Florida in accidents such as: construction accidents, truck accidents, falls, assaults and wrongful death

    29 years, 2,000 cases

  3. Car accident

  4. Motorcycle accident

  5. Trucking accident


James Payer is an Orlando personal injury lawyer and managing partner at Payer Law Personal Injury Lawyers. He has over 28 years of legal experience. His entire career has been spent handling all types of cases involving injuries caused by someone else’s intentional or negligent actions.
Mr. Payer has experience handling claims involving car accidents, truck accidents, workplace accidents, Uber and Lyft accidents, pedestrian accidents, bus accidents, and bicycle accidents. He has successfully represented clients with injuries ranging from minor to catastrophic injuries, such as brain injuries.

Mr. Payer also handles workers’ compensation claims for injured employees and wrongful death claims for family members of a deceased victim.

Mr. Payer always fights aggressively to protect the rights and interests of injured clients and their families. As a result, his clients have given him perfect five-star review averages on Avvo and Google. He has also received Avvo’s Clients’ Choice Award.

Mr. Payer’s brother, an accomplished insurance defense and personal injury lawyer, foundedPayer Law Personal Injury Lawyers in 1999. Mr. Payer joined this family-run firm in 2006, where he carries on its tradition of providing aggressive advocacy and personalized attention to every client. He strives to guide clients through the legal, physical, and financial difficulties brought by their injuries.

Mr. Payer earned his Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Stetson University. After graduation, he became a certified public accountant. He earned his J.D. degree from The University of Miami School of Law.

Mr. Payer is a member of The Florida Bar and is admitted to appear in all Florida state courts. He is also licensed to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.


Client's Choice 2015
Client's Choice


Payer Law Personal Injury Lawyers


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  11 customer reviews
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Client's Choice 2015
Client's Choice
Client's Choice is an Avvo award granted to attorneys with a significant number of client reviews over 4 stars in a given year.
Posted by Enrique Sepulveda | May 27, 2015
Thank you Mr.Payer
You handled my work related injury very professional. I highly recommend anyone who's hurt on the job to go through your law firm ,Thanks For Everything.
Posted by Sybrina | December 16, 2014
Best Lawyer in the State of Florida
From the yellow pages into my life Mr. Payer is one of the greatest Lawyers in Florida. I recommend him highly. I am blessed by God that he chose this honorable attorney for me.
Posted by Victor | September 28, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Highly Recommend Attorney James Payer for Work Accident
I hired James Payer to handle my work accident he was the most humble and easy to work with lawyer I've ever seen. I was very very happy with my settlement and strongly recommend him to anyone and will for sure use his services in the future if needed.
Posted by Faith Saldivar | February 10, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great lawyer great service!
James kept us very in the loop, always up to date on changes within our case. If we had any questions on the process or what something meant he had a way of using layman's terms that made it easy for us "non lawyers" to understand. James still is a point of contact for us when we have any questions regarding our auto insurance policy, when we're not sure what exactly covers what, as it can be complicated. Also, our case was completed with settlement in five months, our accident was in September and settlement was given in January. My sister has an ongoing case that has lasted a year now and I told her she should have hired a better lawyer like I did! I couldn't be anymore satisfied after a stressful accident James got us justice for all the damages we sustained not only with our vehicle but with our lives (time out of work, medical bills, injuries overall). Five star lawyer for sure. Go with James Payer and associates.
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Posted by Bram | August 9, 2015
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| Consulted Attorney
Attorney Payer is a premier attorney representing the victims of automobile accidents. He has dedicated himself to fighting insurance companies since beginning his practice in 1996, and secures maximum compensation for his clients.
Posted by Allan Arroyo | July 22, 2015
A Proffessional At Work
Mr. James Payer is recommened by me 24/7 , 150%, 365 days a year for he is an excellent lawyer . He handled 4 cases for me in workmans comp. And he and his staff did an outstanding job gettimg me my benifits , meds operation & Money. I Would have to say Mr. Payer & his staff has changhed my life completely for they had the expierience & the knowledge on how to go about getting things done, With a quick response. I f i ever needed alawyer again I would go with Mr. James Payer For He is very trustworty also hes knows the strategies of the laws "there is only one " Mr. James Payer " God Bless You And Your Staff
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Posted by Allan | July 21, 2015
Very Proffesional With Results
My Review For Mr. Payer is Truthful and Accurate. Mr. Payer Has Been A Very Helpful Proffesional Lawyer He Was Very Helpful in My Cases . He Knew Exactly The In And Outs of The Insurance Proceedures and How They Would Try To Discourage Me To Keep Following Up On My Case And Believe Me They Will Try To Do So It Was Like Pulling Teeth To Get Meds Etc . I Had No Patience. Mr. Payer Had it All. Patience, Knowledge, Strategie & Respect. Sometimes I Would Be Fustrated And Full of Axiety And By Talking With Him I Would Be Relieved of These Symptoms . He Has A Way of Handling Situations in A Very Proffesional Matter With Results. His Results Were Amazing He Got My Treatments, Meds , Operations And Money. He Was Always There For Me. If I Were To Recommend Any Lawyer He Would Be The One. 24/7 , 150 % Mr. James Payer He Is A Real Lawyer. More THan Anything Trustworty .
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Posted by anonymous | March 31, 2015
Auto Accident Case
James Payer provided quality legal services for me in a personal injury case involving an auto accident. Although my case never went to trial and was settled prior to mediation, James was successful in reaching a fair resolution in my case. He and his staff kept me abreast of the details of my case every step of the way. I would highly recommend James Payer to anyone requiring any personal injury legal services.
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Posted by Diana Benavides | December 13, 2014
Atty. Mr. James Daniel Payer, Simply the Best!
Dear Reader, I am a Florida-based Business College Professor and Business Consultant, who hired Atty. James Payer and his practice to help me with my legal case. Atty. Payer and his staff were professional, effective and efficient in making the legal process to go as smoothly as possible for me under such difficult circumstances. Because the law is complex and highly specialized, you must find an attorney with specific expertise in the area that you need help with. Unfortunately, it is not always easy to distinguish the expert from the dabbler--- indeed, television commercials, print ads, internet marketing often contain more style than substance. Nevertheless, the most reliable indicators of a quality attorney are years of experience, depth of knowledge, attention to details, and trustworthiness to mention a few. By all means, while it might take some extra effort to find the right attorney for you, it can make all the difference in your case. Sincerely, Diana
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Posted by Gregg | December 7, 2014
Attorney James Daniel Payer
I highly recommend Mr. James D. Payer for any litigation necessary for worker compensation cases. Mr. Payer represented me after I was fired from my computer job after suffering a back injury relating to job functions while I was on the job. He is a TIGER when it comes to knowing the law and helping victims to receive their due benefits and compensation. He is very easy to talk to and to work with and is totally focused on his clients' needs and concerns. He kept me in the loop thru the complete process. He is very knowledgeable in Florida Law and his communications to me were always in laymans terms so I totally understood what he was telling me. I will hire him in a heartbeat if the situation comes up again.
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Posted by Downs | November 19, 2014
Well pleased
James is a great attorney. He has represented members of my family for some time now. He's not afraid to fight for you and he's very knowledgeable and trustworthy. That's what I liked about James. He comes highly recommended by his clients; and is well respected within the community.
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AVVO RATING 7.0 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Payer Law Personal Injury Lawyers
  • 2006 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Payer & Twomby, PA
  • 1995 - 2006


  • University of Miami School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1995
  • Stetson University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1991


  • Florida Bar
  • Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • Florida Workers' Advocates
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Florida Justice Association (Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers)
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Dade County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Orlando Personal injury Lawyer James Daniel Payer
James Daniel Payer
Personal injury Attorney
Orlando, FL
Licensed for 28 years