W. Cort Frohlich

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Port Charlotte, FL

Frohlich, Gordon & Beason, P.A.
 | 18401 Murdock Circle, Ste. C
Port Charlotte, FL 33948
Phone: 941-979-9010
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff,
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (0%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (0%)
Attorney Profile

Experienced attorney W. Cort Frohlich has been practicing law in Charlotte County since 1976. From the law firm of Frohlich, Gordon & Beason, P.A., he proudly serves individuals and business owners in Charlotte County and throughout southwest Florida, representing their interests in cases ranging from personal injury and wrongful death to business litigation.

Cort graduated from Wake Forest University in 1973 and received his law degree with honors from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 1976.

Over the past 40 years, Mr. Frohlich has built a reputation as a dedicated client advocate and skilled trial lawyer. As a result of his many successes, he has earned a number of honors and awards, including a "Very Good" rating from Avvo and an AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Additionally, the National Board of Trial Advocacy recognizes him as a board-certified civil trial advocate, and The Florida Bar's Board of Legal Specialization and Education recognizes him as a board-certified civil trial lawyer.

Cort previously served as the president of the Charlotte County Bar Association and is a member of the American Bar Association qualified to practice before the United States Supreme Court. In addition to his legal activities, he is currently president of the board of Charlotte Behavioral Health Care. He has served as president of the Big Brothers Big Sisters and was a longtime chairman of the board for the Edison State College Foundation, now Florida Southwest State College. He has served as emcee for many Charlotte County fundraisers, including the American Cancer Society, The Boys and Girls Club, Charlotte Behavioral Health Care, Big Brothers Big Sisters and CARE, helping to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for these organizations.

Cort has been recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer in the field of personal injury since 2005, the only lawyer in Charlotte County so recognized.


* AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products (0%): Pharmaceutical

Civil Litigation (0%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products: Pharmaceutical


Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2018

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board Certified

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About Cort Frohlich

Admitted: 1976, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.fgblawfirm.com/Attorneys/W-C-Frohlich.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Super Lawyer, Law and Politics Magazine, 2006 - Present
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Eagle Member, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • Member, The Florida Bar
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • President, Charlotte County Bar Association, 1985 - 1986
  • Member, Charlotte County Bar Association
  • Twentieth Judicial Circuit, Chairman, Nominating Committee, 1988 - 1990
  • Twentieth Judicial Circuit, Member, Nominating Committee, 1986 - 1990
  • Twentieth Judicial Circuit, Chairman, Grievance Committee "C", 1986 - 1987
  • Twentieth Judicial Circuit, Member, Grievance Committee "C", 1984 - 1987
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1976
  • Florida, 1976

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Past Board Chairman, Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Past Chairman, American Cancer Society
  • Past Board Chairman, Edison State College Foundation
  • Board Member and Current President, Charlotte Behavioral Health Care

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • The Contribution Among Tort Feasors Act in Florida - Are Equity and Contribution Truly Incompatible?; The Case for Comparative Contribution, University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 3, Spring, 1976

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Motorcycle Accident, Charlotte County, $527,000  , 2015
  • Car Accident, Charlotte County, $200,000, 2014
  • Car Accident, Charlotte County, $200,000, 2014
  • Boat Crash, Charlotte County, $2,259,468.61 , 2014
  • Slip and Fall, Charlotte County, $350,000.00 , 2014
  • Wrongful Death, Charlotte County, $750,000.00, 2014

Educational Background:

  • Wake Forest University, B.A., 1973
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Office Location for W. Cort Frohlich

18401 Murdock Circle
Ste. C
Port Charlotte, FL 33948

Phone: 941-979-9010


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Last Updated: 2/15/2018

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