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Eric is a trial attorney with the law firm Kelley/Uustal Trial Attorneys.  Eric only represents plaintiffs in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death, including motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, premises liability, product liability, medical malpractice and tobacco litigation.

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  1. Defective Products: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 50%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Jason Matthew Johnson

    I endorse this lawyer. I met Eric at the Trial Lawyer's College. He is passionate about defending the rights of his clients and will stop at nothing to see that justice is done.

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Contact info

Kelley/Uustal

500 N Federal Highway
Suite 200
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200706/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Florida's Best LawyersBest Lawyers in America2014
Florida Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2013
Florida's Best LawyersBest Lawyers in America2013
Florida Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2012
Florida's Best LawyersBest Lawyers in America2012
Florida Legal Elite - Up and ComersFlorida Trend2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyKelley/Uustal2008 - Present
Assistant State AttorneyOffice Of State Attorney, Broward County2007 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Broward County Justice AssociationBoard of Directors2012 - Present
Broward County Bar Association, Young Lawyers' SectionBoard of Directors2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Guider v. IntramedVerdict: $1.95 million
Walker v. ElliotVerdict: $3.38 million
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Daily Business ReviewVirtual certainty exception can help injured employees2014
Broward County BarristerWrongful Death Actions Against Florida State Agencies and Subdivisions2012
Nova Law ReviewSolicitation and Conspiracy: A Florida Practitioner's Guide to Double Jeopardy Defense and Analysis2005
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A2007
University of ArizonaN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
YLS March 2013 LuncheonPro Bono Made Easy - Three Projects for Busy Lawyers2013
Practicing with ProfessionalismPro Bono Justice2013