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Joel D. Medgebow, the founder of Medgebow Law, is a skillful, talented and experienced trial lawyer and litigator practicing insurance defense, including subrogation law, business, commercial and corporate law, criminal, real estate, personal injury and family law.


Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Medgebow served as a certified legal intern with the Virgil Hawkins Criminal Defense Clinic. As a CLI, Mr. Medgebow spent a year working for the Alachua County Public Defender’s Office in which he represented hundreds of clients for various felony and misdemeanor charges. He also worked for the South Florida law firm of Tripp Scott as a summer associate in their litigation department, applying legal research and litigation skills to various genres of law.

As a law student, Mr. Medgebow interned for Broward County Criminal Circuit Judge, The Honorable Jeffrey R. Levenson. During his time as an intern, Mr. Medgebow keened his skills in criminal law, learning the intricacies necessary to navigate a defendant through the legal system in order to resolve their issues.

Active in the local community, Mr. Medgebow is a good standing member of the Broward County Bar Association, the Florida Bar, and he participates as a Judge and volunteer to Nova Southeastern College of Law’s Nova Trial Association. In addition, Mr. Medgebow participates in the Florida State University, and the University of Florida’s Alumni Associations.

Mr. Medgebow holds a law degree, cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. During law school, he was selected as a member of the Trial Team, where he competed in multiple travel competitions, helping the University of Florida Trial Team win the Florida Bar Competition. Mr. Medgebow also served as an assistant editor of the University of Florida Entertainment Law review, as well as a teacher’s assistant to the University of Florida’s Trial Practice workshop, helping law students hone in on their litigation skills.

For his undergraduate studies, Mr. Medgebow attended the Florida State University, graduating magna cum laude, where he received a degree in criminal justice and a minor in business administration.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 25%
    6 years
  2. Foreclosure: 15%
    6 years
  3. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
    6 years
  4. DUI & DWI: 10%
    6 years
  5. Other: 40%
  6. More 


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Christian Robert Panagakos

    I endorse this lawyer. Joel is an excellent attorney that understands the law and fights for his clients' interests.


    Christian Panagakos Chapter 13 bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Lewis Gregory Page Fusco

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Medgebow is a zealous advocate who fights for his clients. He will exhaust all options in defending your case and only accept an outcome that is in a client's best interest.


    Lewis Fusco DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Medgebow Law, P.A.

4171 W. Hillsboro Blvd.
Suite 9
Coconut Creek, FL, 33073


FLMember in Good Standing201006/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lead Counsel Rating for Civil Litigation for 2014Lead Counsel2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
LawyerMedgebow Law, PA2010 - Present
Legal InternAlachua County Public Defender's Office2009 - 2010
Summer AssociateTripp Scott2008 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Broward County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Florida BarMember2010 - Present
Jewish Lawyers GuildMember2010 - Present
Young Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Valeo v. East Coast FurnitureNo Liability for Defendant - Defendant's actions were justified under Florida's Stand Your Ground Law
State of Florida v. John DoeCase Dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Verdictsearch publicationDefense: Plaintiff hit with pad-lock in self-defense2015
Verdictsearch publicationValeo v. East Coast Furniture2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Florida State UniversityCriminologyBS - Bachelor of Science2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Medgebow Law Foreclosure Defense SeminarForeclosure Defense2014