Joseph A. Osborne, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Boca Raton, FL

Osborne & Francis Law Firm PLLC
 | 433 Plaza Real, Suite 271
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Phone: 561-293-2296
Fax: 561-923-8100
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Joseph A. Osborne, Jr., is the founder and owner of Osborne & Francis Law Firm PLLC, located in Boca Raton, Florida. Serving clients throughout Palm Beach and Broward counties and the surrounding communities of South Florida, as well as across the country, Mr. Osborne focuses his practice on complex civil litigation and mass torts involving medical device and pharmaceutical litigation, products liability and personal injury claims, medical malpractice, and commercial contingency litigation.

Widely regarded as one of the top civil litigation attorneys in the region, Mr. Osborne has helped recover millions of dollars in settlements and awards on behalf of his plaintiff clients. Of note, he secured a verdict of over $26 million for a class action brought against Boston Scientific Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit by four individuals adversely affected by the product's defective design.

In addition, he also serves on the plaintiff steering committees for a number of national class actions and mass torts involving hip implants, dangerous medications, pelvic repair systems and other defective medical devices.

Recognized for his exceptional legal skills and unprecedented success, Mr. Osborne was voted as a finalist for the Lawyer of the Year award from the Daily Business Review, and the South Florida Legal Guide named him among the best trial lawyers in the state. He is also a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

A 1987 graduate of Brown University, Mr. Osborne obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 1990. He received his license to practice from The Florida Bar that same year, and he also practices before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Along with his membership to The Florida Bar, Mr. Osborne is also active with the American Association for Justice.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Class Action/Mass Torts (60%): Class Actions

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Personal Injury - General (20%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Class Actions, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents


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Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019

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About Joseph Osborne, Jr.

Admitted: 1991, Florida

Professional Webpage:


  • Trasylol MDL No. 1928, pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Plaintiffs Steering Committee
  • Theta Delta Chi
  • Super Lawyer, 2011-2018
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Legal Elite and the Daily Business Review, The South Florida Legal Guide
  • Daily Business Review Nominee Lawyers of the Year

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Florida, 1991
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Former Adjunct Professor, Business Law, Palm Beach Community College


  • Holtsberg v. Citigroup, et al., Case No: 502004CA00837XXXXMB (lead case)
  • Black v. Ethicon, et al., Case No: 502004CA002466XXXXMB (lead case)
  • Rodriguez v. Bayer, Case No. 1:08-MD-01928

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Obtained a 26.7 million dollar verdict as lead counsel in the Southern District of Florida

Educational Background:

  • Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, B.A. in Economics, 1987

Industry Groups

  • AAJ
  • FJA
  • Mass Torts Made Perfect
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • South Palm Beach County Bar Association
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Office Location for Joseph A. Osborne, Jr.

433 Plaza Real
Suite 271
Boca Raton, FL 33432

Phone: 561-293-2296

Fax: 561-923-8100

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Last Updated: 1/7/2019

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