Jack M. Sobel has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1977 and has been trying or otherwise resolving personal injury lawsuits for more than 40 years. He earned a bachelor of science degree from Yale University and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Miami. His early courtroom training came at the Miami-Dade County Attorney's Office where he defended several governmental agencies, employees and officers in negligence claims. He then tried cases for insurance companies and their insureds before electing to dedicate his practice almost exclusively to the pursuit of justice for individuals with serious injury claims.
He has presented more than 100 cases to juries in Florida courts from Jacksonville to Miami and from West Palm Beach, Stuart, Ft. Pierce and Vero Beach to Orlando, Naples, Ft. Myers and Tampa. He has handled dozens of appeals to Florida's Supreme Court and Courts of Appeal and has successfully handled automobile, truck and motorcycle crashes, slips or trips and falls, animal attacks, mishandled firearms, assaults and a variety of other civil cases.
Jack has been Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in Civil Trial Law for more than twenty years and enjoys the highest rating awarded by the Martindale-Hubbell national law directory - AV Preeminent. In 2016, Jack was honored as one of the Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in South Florida by The National Trial Lawyers - an invitation-only professional organization.
Jack has served as President of the Martin County Bar Association, as chairman of a 19th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee and as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Jack and his wife of more than 37 years have two grown daughters and one grandson. He is conversant in Spanish and enjoys hiking, photography, music, sports and writing (including one published novel, The Flower Man's Daughter).
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1977 President Student Bar Association; Honor Council B.S., Yale University, 1972