Jon M. Herskowitz
Jon M. Herskowitz joined his father as a partner in The Herskowitz Law Firm in 1994. Prior to that time, he was a prosecutor at the State Attorney's Office for five years where he investigated and prosecuted over 65 jury trials. Jon graduated from the University of Georgia and earned his Juris Doctorate degree in 1989 from Emory University School of Law. He has been a lecturer and published articles for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. Jon is a member of the Florida Bar, Florida Justice Association and American Association of Justice as well as other professional organizations. He has worked with various charities including Make A Wish Foundation and Ronald McDonald House Charities. Jon brings to his work an expansive knowledge of Florida and Federal law as an experienced litigator in a variety of cases.
Jon has been chosen by his peers as one of Florida's Legal Elite and a Super Lawyer for the State of Florida. These are annual listings of lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This listing includes more than 60 areas of legal practice and the selection process includes peer nominations (in which lawyers are asked to nominate the best attorneys that they have personally observed in action), as well as a blue ribbon panel review process that includes independent research of candidates. Those receiving these prestigious honors are counted in the top 2% of all licensed active attorneys in a given state.
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