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FloridaAdmiralty and Maritime Law Lawyers in Polk County, Florida

Find an admiralty or maritime law attorney in Polk 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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David Maldonado

David Maldonado
The Maldonado Law Firm, P.A.
The Maldonado Law Firm, P.A. PO Box 5991
Lakeland, FL 33807
Licensed for 19 years, David Maldonado is a Business Law and Admiralty and Maritime Law lawyer who attended Florida State University Colleg... read more >

Steven Alamia

Steven Alamia
255 N Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL 33830
Licensed for 20 years, Steven Alamia is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law - Barry ... read more >

Rick Charles Briggs

Rick Charles Briggs
Morgan & Morgan, P.A.
402 S Kentucky Ave Suite 402
Lakeland, FL 33801
Licensed for 8 years, Rick Charles Briggs is a Premises Liability and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of Florida Levin Colle... read more >

Jennings Kemp Brinson

Jennings Kemp Brinson
Reed, Mawhinney & Link
53 Lake Morton Dr Suite 100
Lakeland, FL 33801
Licensed for 20 years, Jennings Kemp Brinson is a Wrongful Death and Civil Trial Law lawyer who attended George Washington University Law S... read more >

Daphne Wilson Boswell

Daphne Wilson Boswell
125 Lake Otis Rd
Winter Haven, FL 33884
Licensed for 46 years, Daphne Wilson Boswell is a Medical Malpractice and Premises Liability lawyer who attended Florida State University C... 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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