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Robert Zimmerman, a native of Long Island, New York, has been helping victims through Florida and the United States seek justice for more than 20 years. He represents clients in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice and nursing home neglect.


 


Robert is a “Double Gator” obtaining both his B.S., and law degree from the University of Florida. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1989 and started the practice of law with the Judge Advocate General’s Office of the United States Navy. While serving, Lieutenant Zimmerman was awarded the prestigious Navy Achievement Medal which was presented by the Secretary of the United States Navy.


 


After successful completion of his military service, Robert worked for several prominent law firms, including Bobo, Ciotoli, Bocchino & Newman, P.A., in West Palm Beach, and Sams, Martin & Lister, P.A., in Miami. In 1998, he joined Robert B. Baker & Associates and formed the partnership of Baker & Zimmerman, P.A.


 


During his legal career, Mr. Zimmerman has achieved numerous multi-million dollar awards for his clients. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and The Florida Bar. He was also named as one of South Florida’s top 100 attorneys by Florida Trend Magazine.


 


Practice Areas:



  • Personal Injury

  • Wrongful Death

  • Auto Accidents

  • Motorcycle Accidents

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Nursing Home Abuse



Admissions:



  • Florida (1989)

  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida



Education:




Honors and Awards:



  • United States Navy - Navy Achievement Medal

  • Florida Trend Magazine - South Florida’s top 100 Attorneys



Professional Associations and Leadership Activities:



  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum – Member

  • The Florida Bar – Member


 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 20%
    27 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 20%
  3. Motorcycle Accident: 20%
    27 years
  4. Car Accident: 20%
    27 years
  5. Wrongful Death: 20%
    27 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney endorsements

2 total 

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Robert. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Eric Lee Ansel

    I endorse this lawyer. Robert Zimmerman is an excellent attorney that gets results.

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    Eric Ansel Wrongful death Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Baker & Zimmerman, P.A.

6991 North State Road 7 Second Floor
Parkland, FL, 33073-4327

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing198906/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
South Florida's Top 100 attorneysFlorida Trend MagazineN/A
Invited MemberMillion Dollar Advocates ForumN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerBaker, Zimmerman & Perez1998 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida BarMember1989 - Present
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Confidential7,000,000.00 Settlement
Plaintiff v. Raceway17,500,000.00 Settlement
Jonna Mays v. Richard J. Lucibella$1,750,000.00 Settlement
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Self PublishedNavigating Florida Accident Law: Secrets for Success2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of FloridaN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1986