Robert N. Heath, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Pensacola, FL

Robert N. Heath, P.A.
 | 423 North Baylen Street, Pensacola, FL 32501-3901
Phone: 850-502-2117
Fax: 850-466-3933
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Consumer Law (50%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of his own Pensacola, Florida-based firm, attorney Robert N. Heath is a seasoned trial lawyer who focuses primarily on providing aggressive representation to individuals in the Pensacola community and throughout northwestern Florida in cases against debt collectors, credit card companies, banks, mortgage companies and insurance companies. For more than three decades, Mr. Heath has demonstrated an unwavering dedication to consumers who have been victimized by big businesses. He also represents plaintiffs in personal injury cases.

Mr. Heath has been recognized by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education as a board certified civil trial attorney, and he is additionally certified by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification. As a Florida Supreme Court-certified mediator who sits on multiple national arbitration panels, he also provides alternative dispute resolution services and arbitrates in civil and commercial disputes.

In 1978, Mr. Heath graduated from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, with a bachelor's degree. He then went on to obtain his law degree from the Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee in 1981. Before entering private practice in 1983, he worked as an assistant state attorney. In the years since, his commitment to seeking justice for his clients has earned him Martindale-Hubbell's highest peer-reviewed rating of AV-Preeminent*.

Mr. Heath is licensed to practice before the state courts of Florida, the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Northern Districts of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, and he is also admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States. He is a member of the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Southern Trial Lawyers Association.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., 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.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Consumer Law (50%): Consumer Protection

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Consumer Protection


Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board Certified

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About Robert Heath, Jr.

Admitted: 1981, Florida

Professional Webpage:


  • Selected as one of only three lawyers in Northwest Florida as Florida Trend's Legal Elite in the field of personal injury trial law., Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, 2009
  • Fellow, Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • Florida Academy of Professional Mediators

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, The Florida Bar; Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy; Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Trial Mediator.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Insurance Task Force, Florida Justice Association, 2001 - Present
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1986
  • Florida, 1981

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:


  • $3.2 million verdict against Nationwide Insurance Company in Collier County, Florida in a personal injury case., 2005


  • This video provides background information on a particular aspect of my insurance litigation practice.

Educational Background:

  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, B.A., 1978
Office Location for Robert N. Heath, Jr.

423 North Baylen Street
Pensacola, FL 32501-3901

Phone: 850-502-2117

Fax: 850-466-3933

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Last Updated: 1/7/2019

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