Joseph N. Nusbaum

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Boca Raton, FL

Brotman Nusbaum Ibrahim
 | 137 West Royal Palm Road, Boca Raton, FL 33432
Phone: 561-417-5656
Fax: 561-417-5561
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    Personal injury attorney Joe Nusbaum is a partner in the law firm of Brotman Nusbaum & Ibrahim in Boca Raton, Florida. He is bilingual in Spanish and specializes in cases such as medical malpractice, auto accidents, faulty or unsafe products, premises liability and nursing home negligence. He achieved the largest verdict in history against the Florida Department of Children and Families in the case Amora v. State of Florida Department of Children and Families, in which $35 million was awarded to the plaintiffs.

    Joe has received the highest AV peer review rating* by Martindale-Hubbell for lawyer ethics and competence. His honors include Gold Level-pro bono recognition in 2005, the Florida Bar Pro Bono Service Award in 2004, being named Lawyer of the Year for Juvenile Advocacy in 2002 and Palm Beach County Lawyer of the Month in March 2002, and the Tobias Simon Award for Pro Bono Service.  As well as many other accomplishments and honors listed below.

    Joe Nusbaum is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County and the Palm Beach, Broward and Dale County bar associations. Attorney Nusbaum earned his law degree in 1997 from Nova Southeastern University School of Law, where he made the dean’s list and served on the Journal of International and Comparative Law. He was a certified legal intern at the Broward County State Attorney’s Office and led several jury trials that resulted in criminal convictions.

    **AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 70%Personal Injury - General
    • 30%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Medical Malpractice

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

    Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2011

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    About Joseph Nusbaum

    Admitted: 1997, Florida

    Professional Webpage: http://lawbni.com/about-us/joseph-nusbaum/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Miami Top Lawyers, Miami Magazine, 2013
    • Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013
    • Bronze Eagle Award, Florida Justice Association, 2012
    • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2015
    • Florida Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2017
    • 10 Best Attorneys, American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers, 2017
    • Top 100 Miami Area, Super Lawyers, 2018
    • Martindale Hubbell - "AV" Highest Rating
    • 2002 Lawyer of the Year - Juvenile Advocacy
    • 2005 Gold Level Recognition - Pro Bono Contribution
    • Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2105
    • Miami Top Lawyers, Miami Magazine, 2014
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
    • Top Lawyers, Florida Legal Elite, 2015
    • Florida Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2016
    • Top 100 Attorney, Miami Metro, Super Lawyers, 2017
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyres, 2018
    • Top Attorneys in Florida, Super Lawyers, 2016
    • Pro Bono Recognition, Young Lawyers Division by Florida Supreme Court Justice Pariente
    • Palm Beach County Lawyer of the Month March, 2002
    • Tobias Simon Award for Pro Bono Service
    • Florida's Outstanding Young Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2011
    • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2014
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2013
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2015
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
    • Top 100 Attorney, Florida, Super Lawyers, 2017
    • Florida Super Lawyer, Florida Super Lawyers, 2018
    • Legal Elite Top Lawyers in Florida, 2017
    • 2004 Florida Bar Pro Bono Service Award
    • Invitation to join U.S. Millionares Club
    • Dean's List

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Dade County Bar Association
    • Vanguard Commitee - Florida Justice Association
    • Member - Broward County Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County
    • Member, Broward County Bar Association
    • Board of Directors - Florida Justice Association
    • Member - Palm Beach County Justice Association
    • Member, Florida Bar Association
    • Member, American Association for Justice
    • Member, Palm Beach County Bar Association
    • Eagle Member - Florida Justice Association
    • Member - Broward County Justice Association
    • Member - Palm Beach County Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member, The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyer
    • Member, Dade County Young Lawyers Division

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • March 2002, Lawyer of the Month - Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2002
    • Gold Level Recognition for Pro Bono Contribution - Florida Supreme Court, 2005
    • Tobias Simon Award for Pro Bono Service - The Florida Bar, 2004
    • Lawyer of the Year, Juvenile Advocacy - Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2002

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Staff Member, The Journal of International and Comparative Law
    • Practical Implications in Representing Plaintiffs in Auto Liability Cases Under "New PIP", Speaker, Florida Justice Association, 2012

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Amora v. State of Florida, Department of Children and Families that resulted in the largest jury verdict in history against that entity (35 million dollars).

    Educational Background:

    • University of Miami, B.A., 1993
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    Office Location for Joseph N. Nusbaum

    137 West Royal Palm Road
    Boca Raton, FL 33432

    Phone: 561-417-5656

    Fax: 561-417-5561

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