G. Ware Cornell, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Weston, FL

Cornell & Associates PA
 | 2645 Executive Park Drive, Weston, FL 33331
Phone: 954-618-1041
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006, 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

G. Ware Cornell Jr. is the founder of the firm Cornell & Associates in Weston, Florida. Focusing his civil litigation practice on personal injury and labor and employment matters, he has handled some 200 trials in state and federal courts, most of them as first chair before juries. His successful track record and ethical standards have earned Mr. Cornell an AV-Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

After graduating from Emory University in 1972 with a Bachelor of Arts in history, Mr. Cornell earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1975. Prior to forming his firm in 1988, he clerked for a judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and gained valuable experience through his tenure at three southern Florida litigation firms.

Since 1975, Mr. Cornell has been admitted to practice in both Florida and Georgia. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida and the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Certified in civil trial practice by the Board of Legal Specialization and Education of The Florida Bar, Mr. Cornell is a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society. Always seeking to stay current on developments in his field, he is an active member of the American, Federal and Broward County bar associations and the National Employment Lawyers Association. Mr. Cornell frequently lectures on trial practice and procedure as well as on general employment law matters.

*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

Employment & Labor (70%): Employment Law - Employee

Personal Injury - General (20%)

Professional Liability (10%)

Focus Areas

Employment & Labor: Employment Law - Employee

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006, 2014 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board Certified

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About Ware Cornell, Jr.

Admitted: 1975, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.warecornell.com/ware-cornell.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, 2008

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice, 2014
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice, 2009
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice, 2004
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice, 1999
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice, 1994
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice, 1989
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice, 1984

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • Georgia, 1975
  • Florida, 1975
  • Member, State of Georgia
  • Member, Florida Bar

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Featured Speaker at a Program, National Business Institute entitled Dirty Litigation Tactics: How to Deal with the "Rambo" Litigator, January 2012
  • Lecture Frequently on Topics Relating to Trial Practice and Employment Law

Educational Background:

  • Emory University, Bachelors Degree in History, 1972
Office Location for G. Ware Cornell, Jr.

2645 Executive Park Drive
Weston, FL 33331

Phone: 954-618-1041

 

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Last Updated: 10/3/2017

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