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John W. McLuskey

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Miami, FL

McLuskey, McDonald & Hughes, P.A.
The Barrister Building, 8821 S.W. 69th Court
Miami, FL 33156
Phone: 305-670-2020
Fax: 305-662-6164
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021
Licensed in Florida Since: 1981
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%), Business Litigation (20%), Insurance Coverage (20%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%), Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

AV* rated by Martindale-Hubbell and included in the publication Best Lawyers in America, attorney John W. McLuskey is a distinguished trial lawyer practicing in the areas of civil litigation with emphasis on civil trial practice, including personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, insurance law, commercial litigation and disability insurance law. Mr. McLuskey is board certified in civil trial law through the Florida Bar Association's certification program and he has written and lectured on various legal issues related to civil trial litigation through-out his 40 years of practice.  Mr. McLuskey has been elected to the Florida Trend Legal Elite, received Advanced Trial Advocacy recognition from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and received the Merit Award of Recognition for Trial Skills by The American Association for Justice and is a member of ABOTA.  

A practicing attorney for 40 years, Mr. McLuskey is admitted to practice within the state of Florida and is also admitted to practice before the Southern and Middle U.S. District Courts of Florida, before the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. McLuskey received his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Florida.

*AV Preeminent is registered certification 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 with AV Preeminent the highest certification.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 20%Insurance Coverage
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Professional Liability: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Selections

15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021

Certificates and Credentials

About John W. McLuskey

First Admitted: 1981, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.mmlawmiami.com/attorneys/John_W_McLuskey/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Past President, Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. 
  • Chairman, Florida Bar, Board Certified Civil Trial Law Committee
  • Member, National Institute of Trial Advocacy
  • Florida Bar Board Certified in Civil Trial
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Dade County Bar Association
  • Member, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Past Chairman, The Florida Bar Association, Grievance Committee
  • Member, The American Association for Justice
  • Florida Bar Association, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Honors/Awards

  • Advanced Trial Advocacy, National Institute for Trial Advocacy
  • Merit Award, Recognition for Trial Skills, The American Association for Justice

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Lecturer, Liability and Insurance Law, Florida Bar and Other Professional Organizations
  • "Litigation in Florida", Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education
  • "Effective Presentation of a Jury Trial in Florida", Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education
  • "Trying the Injury Case in Florida", Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education
  • "Bad Faith Insurance Cases", Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education
  • "Insurance Litigation in Florida", Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education
  • "Trying Commercial Litigation Cases", Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education
  • "Effective Jury Trial Techniques", Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education
  • "Uninsured Motorist Claims in Florida", Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education

Educational Background

  • Syracuse University, B.S.
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Office Location for John W. McLuskey

The Barrister Building
8821 S.W. 69th Court
Miami, FL 33156

Phone: 305-670-2020

Fax: 305-662-6164

Last Updated: 1/11/2021

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