Aaron Watson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Pensacola, FL

The Watson Firm, PLLC
 | 850 S. Palafox St., Suite 202
Pensacola, FL 32502
Phone: 8506072929
Fax: 850-607-2055
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Civil Rights (10%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Aaron Watson, of The Watson Firm, PLLC, in Pensacola, Florida, devotes his practice to personal injury law. Mr. Watson represents individuals throughout the Pensacola metropolitan area who have been injured in motor vehicle and other types of accidents caused by the negligence of another party.

Mr. Watson graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree and later earned his law degree from Stetson University College of Law. Along with being admitted to practice in all Georgia state courts, he is also licensed to appear before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Florida. He has been admitted to practice law since 2008.

Mr. Watson has achieved many substantial verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients throughout his legal career. His accomplishments have earned him membership in several merit organizations, including the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the “Top 40 Under 40” section of The National Trial Lawyers and the “Top 100” section of The National Black Lawyers. One of cases was also mentioned in the National Law Journal.

Outside of his law practice, Mr. Watson has taught classes for Pensacola State College and the American Association for Justice. He serves on the board of governors for the American Association for Justice and the Florida Justice Association.

Mr. Watson is also active in a variety of community projects and organizations. Other legal groups he is a member of include the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association, The Florida Bar, the Florida Justice Association and the American Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Civil Rights (10%): Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination

Criminal Defense (10%)

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018

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About Aaron Watson

Admitted: 2009, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.watsonfirmlaw.com/aaron-l-watson

Honors/Awards:

  • Attorney Watson was named #51 of the top Most Influential People in Pensacola, Florida. , The 2018 Power List: Most Influential People, 2018
  • Attorney Watson was named #51 of the top Most Influential People in Pensacola, Florida. , The 2018 Power List: Most Influential People, 2018
  • Named to IN Magazine’s Power List, 100 Most Influential People In Escambia and Santa Rosa County, 2016
  • Avvo Client's Choice Award Recipient, 2015
  • Named to IN Magazine’s Power List, 100 Most Influential People In Escambia and Santa Rosa County, 2015
  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Top 100 Verdicts, National Law Journal, 2014
  • Living The Dream Award Recipient, Southern Youth Sports Association, 2014
  • Attorney Coach, Tate High School, Florida High School Mock Trial CompetitionChampionship Team, 2010
  • Honor Roll, Stetson University College of Law
  • Member, Stetson Trial Team, Stetson University College of Law
  • National Champion – AAJ National Trial Advocacy Competition, Stetson University College of Law
  • Regional Champion, AAJ National Trial Advocacy Competition, Stetson University College of Law
  • Stallworth Trial Team Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy, Stetson University College of Law
  • Inducted into The National Order of Barristers, Stetson University College of Law
  • Selected for Who’s Who Among America’s Colleges and Universities, Stetson University College of Law
  • Voted “Most Likely To Be In Library” by Graduating Class, Stetson University College of Law
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum: The Top Trial Lawyers In America
  • Honored as Rising Star in Pensacola, IN Magazine, 2012
  • Honored as Rising Black Urban Professional, Pensacola News Journal, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Justice Association (AAJ), Board of Governors, 2012
  • Florida Justice Association, Board of Directors, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • Florida
  • Florida Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Escambia Santa Rosa Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • YMCA of Northwest Florida, Board Member, 2011
  • Choir Director and General Counsel, Englewood Missionary Baptist Church, 2009
  • EndDD.Org Texting and Driving Campaign Participant

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Verdicts/Settlements:

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • TV Personality: Host of Law Line Talk show where viewers call in to get answers to their legal questions., 2010

Videos:

  • The Watson firm is a personal injury and criminal defense law firm located in Pensacola, Florida. We have recovered millions in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients. We have litigated successfully against insurance companies, FORTUNE 500 companies, governmental entities, law enforcement, trucking companies, negligent drivers and individuals. Over the years, we have built a strong reputation for success in the courtroom. , Attorney Aaron Watson Justice Video, 2017
  • Aaron Watson │ The Watson Firm │ TV Commercial, Law, 2017

Educational Background:

  • B.A., The Florida State University, 2005
Office Location for Aaron Watson

850 S. Palafox St.
Suite 202
Pensacola, FL 32502

Phone: 8506072929

Fax: 850-607-2055

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Last Updated: 11/7/2018

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