Preston J. Scheiner

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Fort Myers, FL

Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured
 | 4020 Evans Avenue, PO Box 60049
Fort Myers, FL 33906-1412
Phone: 239-939-2900
Fax: 239-939-7079
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011, 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Preston J. Scheiner is committed to representing the injured and their families in personal injury and wrongful death cases. A trial attorney at the Fort Myers, Florida, law firm of Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, Mr. Scheiner represents clients in Fort Myers and throughout the state of Florida.

After graduating from Amherst College in Massachusetts, Mr. Scheiner went on to graduate cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in Florida. While attending law school, Mr. Scheiner gained valuable legal experience as a certified legal intern at the Miami-Dade Office of the State Attorney. Today, Mr. Scheiner is licensed to practice in the state courts of Florida as well as the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Mr. Scheiner has helped clients to recover multimillion-dollar verdicts or settlements in numerous cases. One wrongful death case resulted in a verdict of well over $13 million for his clients.

Active in professional organizations, Mr. Scheiner is a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, the Florida Bar, the Florida Justice Association and the Lee County Bar Association. A licensed multi-engine commercial pilot, he is also a member of the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, an organization dedicated to promoting aviation and aviation law.

Mr. Scheiner has received a variety of awards and recognition throughout his career. In 2009, he was named an advocate for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, a designation given to those who complete a program of study related to advocacy skills. Mr. Scheiner was also awarded a certificate of appreciation from the Lee County Bar Association in 2014 for serving as a practice section chair of the association's tort litigation section.

 
Practice Areas
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Personal Injury - General (100%)

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top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011, 2015 - 2017

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About Preston Scheiner

Admitted: 2007, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.blslawyers.com/preston-j-scheiner.html

Honors/Awards:

  • Certificate of Appreciation, Lee County Bar Association, 2014
  • NITA Advocate designation, National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), 2009
  • Dean’s Certificate of Achievement, University of Miami School of Law
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Excellent Achievement, University of Miami School of Law
  • Thomas Ewald Memorial Award Recipient, University of Miami School of Law
  • John F. Evans Memorial Scholarship, University of Miami School of Law
  • Cum Laude, University of Miami School of Law

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed Commercial, Multi-Engine, Instrument Airplane Pilot

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Tort Litigation Law Section of the Lee County Bar Association, Chair, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • LPBA (Lawyers Pilots Bar Association)
  • Lee County Bar Association
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Florida Bar
  • APITLA (Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America)
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Received a Verdict of $4,800,756.48 compensatory damages and $8,500,000 in punitive damages in the case of Raymond J. Barrett and Valerie L. Barrett v. Travelers Commercial Insurance Company, John Tyler Stewart and Christine Marie Berczik, March 7, 2014
  • Received a Verdict of $9,124,574.46 in the case of John C. Greene, Jr., Josie C. Greene and Cameron J. Greene, June 17, 2010
  • Received a Verdict of $335,000.00 in the case of Carl Rango v. Michael Carroll, August 2013
  • Received a Verdict of $905,494.30 in the case of Frances A. Caliaro v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
  • Received a Verdict of $3,583,951.46 in the case of Tonya Smith v. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., August 23, 2013
  • Received a Verdict of $13,885,301.50 in the case of  Philip F. Schlichting, Personal Representative of the Estates of Jesus Martinez and Jordy Martinez, Deceased, Juan Alexis Martinez, a Minor, December 2, 2010

Educational Background:

  • Amherst College, B.A., History, 2004
Office Location for Preston J. Scheiner

4020 Evans Avenue
PO Box 60049
Fort Myers, FL 33906-1412

Phone: 239-939-2900

Fax: 239-939-7079

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Last Updated: 9/25/2017

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