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FloridaAdmiralty and Maritime Law Lawyers in Collier County, Florida

Find an admiralty or maritime law attorney in Collier County, Florida for personal injury or wrongful death cases involving a cruise ship or recreational boating accidents in state or federal court.

Applicable laws for admiralty and maritime law cases include the Jones Act, the Death on the High Seas Act and the Long Shore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.

Maritime law covers seamen, sailors, merchant marines, dock workers, crane operators at harbors, passengers and others on the water, both in and out of U.S. territorial jurisdiction.

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Jeff E Wright

Jeff E Wright
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt
8889 Pelican Bay Blvd Suite 800
Naples, FL 34108
Licensed for 17 years, Jeff E Wright is a Local Government Law and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended University of Denver Sturm College o... read more >

John Paul Bratcher

John Paul Bratcher
GrayRobinson , P.A.
3838 Tamiami Trail N STE 410
Naples, FL 34103
Licensed for 10 years, John Paul Bratcher is a Tax Law and Products Liability lawyer who attended Georgetown University Law Center... read more >
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Board Certified in Admiralty Law

Florida Board Certification in Admiralty or Maritime Law - For Florida's board specialty certification program, the term "Admiralty and Maritime Law" is defined to include the "distinct and separate practice of law dealing with the corpus of rules, concepts, and legal practices governing vessels, the shipping industry, the carrying of goods and passengers by water as well as related maritime concepts."

Florida lawyers certified in Admiralty and Maritime Law by the Florida Board of Legal Specialization must meet certain minimum standards for admiralty and maritime law certification in Florida are set out in Rule 6-17.3.

Those standards include the practice of law for at least 5 years (4 years with an LL.M. in admiralty law, ocean law, maritime law or a related field), substantial involvement in the practice of admiralty and maritime law (35% or more during each of the 3 years immediately preceding application), and the completion of 50 hours of approved admiralty and maritime law certification continuing legal education in the 3 years immediately preceding application. The attorney certified in admiralty and maritime law must also submit to peer review and pass a written examination.

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Maritime Law Association of the United States

Established in 1899, the Maritime Law Association (MLA) seeks appropriate reforms and uniform interpretation in maritime law, which is the body of law that governs legal controversies and criminal offenses on the high seas.

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