Lawrence J. Najem earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in 1985. Following the completion of his undergraduate degree, he obtained his law degree from Stetson College of Law is 1987. While in law school, Lawrence was a member of the championship Mock Trial and National Moot Court teams, competing with other law schools both nationally and internationally. Upon graduation from Stetson, Lawrence was named the top advocate of his class and received the Ralph Harris Ferrel competition award. Currently, he is a member of the American Association of Justice and the Florida Academy of Trial Lawyers.
Specializing in civil trial, personal injury, product liability, wrongful death, and film production, Lawrence Najem is committed to the needs of his clients. Be it a personal injury case, product liability, or entertainment law, Lawrence will always do whatever it takes to make sure that his client is taken care of and treated fairly.
As a result of his commitment to his clients, Lawrence has been inducted into the "Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum," a national organization that recognizes trial lawyers who obtain resolutions for their clients over multiple millions of dollars. He has also been named Florida Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and Florida Legal Elite since 2008. Recently Lawrence was honored by Best Lawyers in America in two categories: Entertainment Law and Personal Injury. Very few lawyers nationally have this distinction. Best Lawyers has recognized Lawrence as a leader for the past decade, since 2008.
In addition to his law practice, Lawrence Najem is a founding member of Ring Productions, a film production company that has produced successful films that have premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and screened for international buyers. Ring Productions has produced films starring well-known actors such as Tim Allen, Sharon Stone, Andie McDowell, Alicia Cuthbert, Jimmy Fallon, Tom Arnold, and many more. In the past, Lawrence was the chairman of the Mayor's Film and Television Advisory Board, and he has lectured extensively on film finance and distribution.
Lawrence Najem is a dedicated lawyer who is active in his community and is committed to helping others.
1987 - J.D. / Stetson University College of Law
1985 - B.A. / University of Florida
Florida Bar, Member
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
American Association of Justice, Member
Florida Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
Jacksonville Mayor's Television & Film Advisory Panel, Past Chairman
St. Augustine, FL
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