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Mitchell J. Lipcon has been a practicing civil
attorney in Miami-Dade County for over 44 years. He obtained his
bachelor's degree at San Diego State University in 1962, and, went on
to achieve his law degree at the University of Miami in 1965. He is
admitted to the Florida Bar, United States Supreme Court, United States
Courts of Appeal, and, United States District Court For The Southern
District of Florida. He is a member in good standing of the Academy of
Florida Trial Lawyers. He is a past president of the National
Association of Jury Verdict Reporters, and, is currently the Chairman
of the Board of Trustees of Vanguard School. He is AV rated by
Martindale Hubell.

Mr. Lipcon started his career as a trial attorney for Dade County,
Florida in the Metro Transit Agency. He then practiced as a litigator
for the Small Business Administration before going into private
practice, which has consisted of representing injured people in Courts
throughout the State of Florida. He was one of the attorneys appointed,
by the Government of Bolivia, to represent Bolivian children killed in
a tragic plane crash in La Paz. He has handled complex class actions
involving defective products, such as breast implants & pacemaker
lead wires, medical malpractice cases, train/auto accidents, and
nursing home abuse situations.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    50 years, 1.7 thousand cases



Contingent (33-40%)

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Contact info

Lipcon & Lipcon

9100 South Dadeland Blvd.
Suite 400
Miami, FL, 33156

9100 S Dadeland Blvd Ste 400
Miami, FL, 331567819



FLMember in Good Standing196506/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top-TenWho's Who Legal: Florida2009
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2008
AV ratingMartindale-Hubbell1990
AV ratingMartindale-Hubbell1985
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLipcon & Lipcon, PA1995 - Present
Chairman of Board of TrusteesVanguard School1985 - 2009
OwnerLaw Offices of Mitchell J. Lipcon1985 - 1995
PartnerFriedman & Koven1970 - 1985
Assistant County AttorneyMiami-Dade County1967 - 1970
Associate AttorneyFeldman & Bush1965 - 1967
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dade County Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1987 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationMember1986 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Piublic Service CommisionMember1967 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of FloridaMember1966 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarMember1966 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Estate of Jane Doe v. XYZ Nursing Home, in MiamiSETTLEMENT $2,300,000.00
Ioannis Skordilis v. Celebrity Cruises, Inc.$150,000.00 awarded to injured crewmember
Inna Budnytska vs. 10 Le June Road, Inc., Airport Regency Hotel, Airport Regency Management, Inc$300,000.00 awarded to woman assaulted at hotel
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
San Diego State UniversityLiberal StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1962
University of Miami School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A