Lawrence (Hank) Hornsby, Jr.

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Maitland, FL

Hornsby Law
 | 525 Sybelia Pkwy, Suite 105
Maitland, FL 32751
Phone: 407-603-0391
Fax: 407-599-3801
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Securities Litigation (10%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Lawrence (Hank) Hornsby, Jr., is a founding member of Hornsby Law, which has law offices in Orlando and Winter Park, Florida. A certified fraud examiner and highly rated trial attorney with more than 13 years of legal experience, Mr. Hornsby represents a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Orlando metro area and all across Central Florida who face legal challenges dealing with any of the following:

    ·        Investment fraud

    ·        Securities litigation

    ·        Auto accidents and other personal injury claims

    ·        Insurance claims

    ·        Florida workers' compensation

    ·        SEC whistleblower claims

    A 2003 graduate of Emory University, Mr. Hornsby attended Stetson University College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2006 and received the Research and Writing Book Award. The Florida Bar admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

    Throughout his career, Mr. Hornsby has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of those who suffered injuries, losses and other damages as the result of another party's negligent or fraudulent actions, securing many six- and seven-figure settlements and awards for his plaintiff clients. In addition, he once held his FINRA Series 6 and Florida Insurance and Variable Annuity licenses, and he represented many national and international brokerage firms during FINRA arbitrations as well as during securities litigation trials in state and federal courts.

    Dedicated to his practice, Mr. Hornsby maintains active involvement in his legal community, and he is a member of The Florida Bar, the Orange County Bar Association, the Florida Justice Association and the Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association. He is also active with the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund, among his other professional affiliations.

    Recognized for his service and professionalism, Mr. Hornsby has earned numerous awards and honors, and Orlando Style Magazine named him the Number One Rising Star Attorney in 2015 as well as one of Orlando's Legal Elite in 2016 and 2017.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Business Litigation
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    • 10%Securities Litigation
    • 10%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Products Liability


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2021 Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

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    About Lawrence Hornsby, Jr.

    Admitted: 2006, Florida

    Professional Webpage:


    • Nominated by local lawyers and readers of Orlando Style Magazine and selected as an "up and coming" attorney in the Orlando area.  , Number One Rising Star Attorney, Orlando Style Magazine, 2015
    • Selected as one of Orlando's Legal Elite based on opinions from other lawyers and readers of Orlando Style Magazine for both 2016 and 2017.  , Orlando's Legal Elite, Orlando Style Magazine, 2016

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) - Obtained my CFE designation from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners in 2014 and maintain my certification through continuing education annually.  The Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential denotes proven expertise in fraud prevention, detection, and deterrence. CFEs have a unique set of skills that are not found in any other career field or discipline; they combine knowledge of complex financial transactions with an understanding of methods, law, and how to resolve allegations of fraud. The CFE Exam to obtain certification tests your knowledge of the four major areas that comprise the fraud examination body of knowledge:  Fraud Prevention and Deterrence — tests your understanding of why people commit fraud and ways to prevent it. Topics covered in this section include crime causation, white-collar crime, occupational fraud, fraud prevention, fraud risk assessment, and the ACFE Code of Professional Ethics.   Financial Transactions and Fraud Schemes — tests your comprehension of the types of fraudulent financial transactions incurred in accounting records. To pass Financial Transactions & Fraud Schemes, you will be required to demonstrate knowledge of the following concepts: basic accounting and auditing theory, fraud schemes, internal controls to deter fraud and other auditing and accounting matters.   Investigation — includes questions about interviewing, taking statements, obtaining information from public records, tracing illicit transactions, evaluating deception and report writing.   Law — ensures your familiarity with the many legal ramifications of conducting fraud examinations, including criminal and civil law, rules of evidence, rights of the accused and accuser, and expert witness matters.  , 2014

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
    • Florida State Courts
    • US District Court - Middle District of Florida (2008 - Present)
    • Public Investor Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA) (2009 - 2017)
    • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (2013 - Present)
    • Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association (CFTLA) (2012-Present)
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (2015 - Present)
    • Florida Justice Association (FJA) (2012 - Present)
    • Orange County Bar Association (2011 - Present)
    • Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund (TAF) (2012 - Present)
    • Florida Bar (2006 - Present)

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Florida Insurance and Variable Annuity License, Former Holder
    • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, FINRA Series 6, Former Holder


    • $400,000 recovered for couple injured in car accident when side-swiped by bus on I-95.  , 2020
    • $742,983 recovered from multiple defendants through multiple litigated cases to recover guardianship funds on behalf of Ward whose guardian misappropriated and squandered guardianship assets., 2020
    • $550,000 recovered for injured parties in car accident who suffered from shoulder and back pain. , 2020
    • $3,000,000 in total benefits secured for injured worker - John Best v. City of Orlando, Division of Administrative Hearings Office of the Judge of Compensation Claims, Orlando District, OJCC No. 12-014251NPP.  Obtained favorable Final Compensation Orders in 2013 on the issue of compensability and payment of over $1,000,000 in medical bills; and again in 2018 on the issue of continued medical care at a brain injury rehabilitation and care facility for the Claimant.  Benefits obtained through these two Final Compensation Orders have amounted to nearly $3 Million and continuing., 2018

    Educational Background:

    • Stetson University College of Law (JD - Cum Laude), 2006
    • Emory University (BA - Economics), 2003
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    Office Location for Lawrence (Hank) Hornsby, Jr.

    525 Sybelia Pkwy
    Suite 105
    Maitland, FL 32751

    Phone: 407-603-0391

    Fax: 407-599-3801

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