Scott D. Sheftall

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Jacksonville, FL

Sheftall & Associates
 | One Independent Dr, Suite 3201
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: 904-717-5971
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2011
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Scott D. Sheftall is an attorney and the founder of The Law Offices of Sheftall & Associates in Jacksonville, Florida. Mr. Sheftall focuses his practice on the areas of business litigation and personal injury law.

Mr. Sheftall has more than 40 years of experience and represents clients throughout the state of Florida in business litigation. In addition, he serves those in the Jacksonville area who have been injured or lost a loved one due to a brain injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death or other catastrophes.

Admitted to practice in Florida since 1977, Mr. Sheftall is also licensed before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Southern districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. He graduated from Davidson College with a bachelor’s degree and earned his law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. He also studied international trade law at Trinity College Cambridge.

Mr. Sheftall has received several honors for his accomplishments, including receiving a rating of AV Preeminent*, the highest possible, from the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell. He is also board certified in civil trial law by the Florida Bar and a member of prominent groups, including the American Board of Trial Advocates and the International Society of Barristers.

Mr. Sheftall has been featured in many publications, including Jacksonville magazine, which named him one of the area’s board certified attorneys and one of “northeast Florida’s top attorney’s”. The South Florida Legal Guide also named him one of the “top attorneys in South Florida.”

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (50%)

Personal Injury - General (40%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Personal Injury - Defense

General Litigation (10%): Litigation

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Personal Injury - Defense, Litigation


Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2011

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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About Scott Sheftall

Admitted: 1977, Florida

Professional Webpage:


  • “Area Board Certified Attorneys”, Jacksonville Magazine
  • One of “Northeast Florida’s Top Attorneys”, Jacksonville Magazine
  • “Top Attorneys in South Florida”, South Florida Legal Guide
  • Florida “Super Lawyer” in litigation categories every year, since 2006
  • “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubbell
  • One of “America’s Top 100 Lawyers”
  • Fellow, International Society of Barristers

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Specialist (B.C.S.) in Civil Trial Law, Florida Bar

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1982
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1977
  • Florida, 1977

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Orders and Judgements,” Chapter 20, Florida Civil Trial Practice, Florida Bar, 4th ed. (1990), 5th ed. (1998), 6th ed. (2001), 7th ed. (2005)
  • “Expert Witness,” Chapter 12, Florida Civil Trial Practice, Florida Bar, 4th ed. (1990), 5th ed. (1998), 6th ed. (2001), 7th ed. (2005)

Educational Background:

  • Trinity College, University of Cambridge, Majors: International Trade Law, 1975
  • Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, B.A., 1973
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Office Location for Scott D. Sheftall

One Independent Dr
Suite 3201
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Phone: 904-717-5971

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Last Updated: 7/2/2018

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