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.
Ruling against Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Sets the Tone for Future Claims of Medical Malpractice against Cruise LinesDecember 12th, 2014
Last month's ruling by the United States Appellate Court, involving an elderly person who died after suffering head trauma in a fall while on board a cruise ship, has made it easier for injured cruise... read more
Each state has its own set of guidelines, outlining how and when a person can file a medical malpractice lawsuit. In the state of Florida, persons must initiate a lawsuit two years from the date... read more
Manufacturing companies are responsible for ensuring the safety of consumers by testing their products before releasing them to the market. Sometimes, however, problems can arise during the design or manufacture of a product, and when... read more
As autumn returns, many Americans no longer feel the need to worry about keeping their families and friends safe around their swimming pools. However, since balmy weather graces Florida all year long, swimming pool safety... read more
If you're a cyclist, being involved in an accident is scary, especially if it's between your bike and a car. Fortunately, it doesn't happen often. But if you end up a bicycle-car collision, it's important... read more