Joseph A. Linnehan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Fort Myers, FL

Morgan & Morgan
 | 12800 University Drive, Suite 600
Fort Myers, FL 33907
Phone: 239-433-6880
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Joseph A. Linnehan is an attorney with the Morgan & Morgan law firm and works out of the firm's Fort Myers, Florida, office. A top-rated trial attorney with more than 40 years of legal experience, Mr. Linnehan focuses his practice primarily on plaintiff personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from motor vehicle accidents, slip-and-fall accidents, defective products and other preventable tragedies.

    Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Linnehan has achieved considerable success advocating on behalf of those who are suffering needlessly through no fault of their own. Among his most notable successes, he helped secure a $6.4 million verdict, which stands as the largest verdict of its kind in Hendry County.

    Recognized for his success, Mr. Linnehan has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as designation as one of the 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys in Florida. He has also received excellent client ratings on AVVO, and he received the Trial Lawyer of the Year award from his law firm for having tried and won the most cases in 2012.

    A 1975 graduate of Fairfield University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, Mr. Linnehan obtained his Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 1978. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

    Widely regarded as a leader in his field, Mr. Linnehan once served as 20th Judicial Circuit Chair for The Florida Bar's Committee on Unlicensed Practice of Law, the Grievance Committee and the Judicial Nominating Committee. He is also a member of The Florida Bar's Litigation Section and its Board of Legal Specialization and Education. In addition, Mr. Linnehan is a former barrister with the American Inns of Court and past advocate with the Fort Myers-Naples Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007

    Certificates and Credentials

    Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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    About Joseph Linnehan

    Admitted: 1979, Florida

    Professional Webpage: https://www.forthepeople.com/attorneys/joseph-a-linnehan/

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Board of Trial Advocates - Ft Myers-Naples Chapter, 1997
    • Florida Justice Association
    • Top Southwest Florida Lawyers, 2012
    • The Florida Bar Committee on Unlicensed Practice of Law, 20th Judicial Circuit, 1997
    • 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys (Florida), 2016
    • American Inns of Court - Calusa Inn, 1998
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    Office Location for Joseph A. Linnehan

    12800 University Drive
    Suite 600
    Fort Myers, FL 33907

    Phone: 239-433-6880

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