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Meet the Farah & Farah Attorneys

At Farah & Farah, we work together in groups to give your case the resources and dedication it deserves. Our legal team is comprised of attorneys, case managers, investigators, and legal assistants, all of whom are available to personally meet with you and discuss your case. Please click on the links below to learn more about Attorney Eddie Farah and each member of our legal team. If you would like to speak with our legal team directly, contact Farah & Farah by email or call our office today at (800) 533-5555.

Bruce Steven Feifer, Attorney at Law

feifer@farahandfarah.com

Bruce Feifer has been an associate attorney with Farah & Farah since 1997 where he heads the workers' compensation department. Prior to joining the firm, he represented plaintiffs in workers' compensation claims in South Florida. Feifer was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey on June 11, 1965. Mr. Feifer received his B.A. from Boston University in 1987 and his J.D. from University of Miami in 1990. He was admitted to practice law in Florida in 1990 and in Tennessee in 2003.

Feifer is a member of the Florida Bar; the American Bar Association; and the Florida Workers' Advocates.

PRACTICE AREAS

Worker's Compensation, Social Security Law

Location: Jacksonville

EDUCATION

Boston University (B.A., 1987)
University of Miami (J.D., 1990)

MEMBERSHIP

The Florida Bar, admitted 1990
The American Bar Association
Florida Workers Advocates

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Brian Martin Flaherty, Attorney at Law

bflaherty@farahandfarah.com

Brian Flaherty is an associate attorney with Farah & Farah. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 24, 1958, Flaherty was educated at Northeastern University (B.S. 1981). He received his J.D. in 1984 from Mercer University. When he is not working for his clients, Brian enjoys travel to California's wine country and throughout Europe, skiing, scuba diving, and running.

Flaherty is a member of The Florida Bar, Florida Justice Association, Jacksonville Bar Association, U.S. District Court membership.

PRACTICE AREAS

Personal Injury, Federal Maritime Admiralty, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability, Insurance, Civil Rights, Nursing Home Abuse, Medical Malpractice, Auto Negligence

Location: Jacksonville

CASES AND AWARDS

$3.4 million jury verdict for his client injured when the pleasure boat on which he was riding collided with a barge under Blanding Bridge. Verdict upheld at 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta. Precedent setting case established that alcohol as a factor involved in a maritime event can be held to be a non-issue when the facts establish that the collision was otherwise unavoidable.

EDUCATION

Northeastern University (B.S., 1981)
Mercer University (J.D., 1984)

MEMBERSHIP

The Florida Bar
Florida Justice Association
Jacksonville Bar Association
U.S. District Court Member

NEWS ARTICLES

The Florida Times-Union

December 21, 2004

Company must pay for barge accident

By PAUL PINKHAM
The Times-Union

A Jacksonville construction company was ordered Monday to pay $19.2 million to eight people injured when the boat they were on slammed into a dimly lit barge in the Cedar River three years ago.

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Lloyd S. Manukian, Attorney at Law

manukian@farahandfarah.com

Lloyd Manukian has been an attorney with Farah & Farah since 1994. Born in Long Branch, New Jersey on October 6, 1965, Manukian received his undergraduate degree at Rutgers University and his law degree at the University of Miami School of Law. He is a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Florida Bar, and the Florida Justice Association as well as the Jacksonville Trial Lawyers Association.

Manukian enjoys spending time with his family. Personal computers and films are among his hobbies and he's been a Jacksonville Jaguars fan since day one.

PRACTICE AREAS

Personal Injury, Auto Negligence , Premises Liability, Wrongful Death

Location: Jacksonville

CASES AND AWARDS

$1 million recovery against a building supply company whose truck injured our client. Settled in 2003.

$750,000 favorable settlement against a garbage truck company on behalf of a Farah & Farah client who suffered permanent injuries when their automobile was rear-ended. Settled in 2003.

$350,000 motorcycle accident lawsuit results in a favorable settlement in 2002.

EDUCATION

Rutgers University (B.A., 1988)
University of Miami School of Law (J.D., 1991)

MEMBERSHIP

The Florida Bar, admitted 1993
Florida Justice Association
American Bar Association
Jacksonville Bar Association
Jacksonville Trial Lawyers Association

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Randall Rutledge, Attorney at Law

rrutledge@farahandfarah.com

Randall Rutledge has been an associate attorney with Farah & Farah since 2003. He was born in Staunton, Virginia, December 22, 1968 and educated at Radford University in Virginia and Nova Southeastern University where he received a law degree in 1995. He is a member of the Florida Bar and the Jacksonville Bar Association.

When he is not serving his clients Rutledge enjoys hiking in the mountains, running, and travel.

PRACTICE AREAS

Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Auto Negligence

Location: Jacksonville

2009 CASES AND AWARDS

Mr. Rutledge represented the family of a Jacksonville truck driver that was struck and killed by another tractor-trailer as he was entering an out-of-state loading facility. The truck driver was survived by a minor son who resided in Jacksonville with his mother. A lawsuit was filed against the driver of the adverse tractor-trailer driver and trucking company resulting in settlement of $1,350,000.

As a driver of a flatbed truck proceeded home after a long day of work, unbeknownst to him, a large, inadequately lighted trailer was stopped across the road in front of him. Unfortunately, a large collision took place killing the driver of the flatbed truck. After being retained by the driver's wife, Mr. Rutledge obtained a confidential recovery in the case that now provides for the surviving wife who is unable to work.

A husband and his wife of 43 years, while on vacation in Tampa, were traveling through a major intersection when their vehicle was struck by another driver. There was catastrophic damage to both vehicles. Through the investigation, Mr. Rutledge discovered that the other driver had been drinking beer shortly before the crash. With Mr. Rutledge's efforts, the other driver's insurance carrier paid its policy limits for both the husband and his wife who had passed, along with a full recovery against his own underinsured motorist coverage

A tragic crash of a company van into the rear of a tanker truck left a young Interlachen woman a widow as her husband of three years died in the crash. Three of her husband's co-workers sustained very significant injuries in the crash also. On behalf of wife and the Estate, Mr. Rutledge filed a lawsuit against the driver of company van and her husband's employer. After a long legal battle during which the employer's insurance carrier took the position its significant insurance policy did not apply in the case, a substantial, favorable settlement was reached that has helped this young widow provide for her and her family.

A very young and active 69-year-old courier for a local law firm was on his way home when his vehicle was struck by a young, inexperienced driver. This collision resulted in significant medical treatment and bills for him. The insurance carrier for the at-fault driver refused to pay its policy limits. After filing the lawsuit and going through the litigation process, the client's underinsured motorist carrier paid its $250,000 policy limits. Mr. Rutledge continued his prosecution of the case against the at-fault driver and eventually made a recovery of five times the policy limits against the at-fault driver.

More than two years after being rear-ended by a landscaping truck, a 51-year-old engineer hired Farah & Farah to represent him for serious injuries sustained in the crash. At any point during that time period before Farah & Farah was hired, the at-fault insurance carrier could have done the right thing and paid its policy limits to the injured engineer, but they refused. After coming to Farah & Farah, Mr. Rutledge filed a lawsuit against the at-fault driver and the landscaping company. Through litigation, Mr. Rutledge obtained $625,000 for the engineer.

A spry, vivacious 74-year-old woman was volunteering at a local festival when she was injured in a severe fall while dancing on a temporary dance floor. The fall resulted in a serious fracture and surgery. Mr. Rutledge obtained video of the accident that clearly established fault on the part of the defendants and eliminated liability issues from any discussion of the case. A lawsuit was filed against multiple parties, and with the evidence obtained by Mr. Rutledge during his investigation and prosecution of this matter, a confidential recovery was obtained.

EDUCATION

Radford University (B.A., 1992)
Nova Southeastern University (J.D., 1995)

MEMBERSHIP

The Florida Bar, admitted 1995
Florida Justice Association
Jacksonville Bar Association

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David G. Candelaria, Attorney at Law

dcandelaria@farahandfarah.com

David G. Candelaria is an associate attorney with Farah & Farah. Born in Bronx, NY on December 18, 1972, Candelaria was educated at St. Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill, NY and graduated from Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida. Candelaria is a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association and the Florida Bar.

When he is not representing his clients, Candelaria is committed to his family time, swinging the bat and ball with his three youngsters, boy-scouts, girl-scouts, and enjoying regular trips to Orlando. Candelaria is conversational in Spanish and American Sign Language.

PRACTICE AREAS

Auto Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall

Candelaria practices law in Duval, Clay, St. Johns, Putnam and Nassau counties.


EDUCATION

Thomas Aquinas College (B.A., 1994)
Nova Southeastern University (J.D., 2001)

MEMBERSHIP

The Florida Bar, admitted 2002
Florida Justice Association
Jacksonville Bar Association
United States District Court
Middle District of Florida

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Richard A. Staggard, Attorney at Law

rstaggard@farahandfarah.com

Rick Staggard has been an associate attorney with Farah & Farah since 2004. He was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, March 30, 1961. Staggard received both his B.A. and J.D. degrees from Rutgers University. When he is not working for his clients, Rick enjoys..

Staggard is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the Jacksonville Bar Association, The Florida Justice Association and the American Association of Justice. He is admitted to practice law in both Florida and New Jersey and the U.S. District Courts for New Jersey and the Middle District of Florida.

PRACTICE AREAS

Civil Litigation, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Auto Negligence, Truck Accidents, Slip and Fall, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Product Liability

CASES AND AWARDS

175,000 verdict in the case of Cusic vs the City of Neptune Beach.

Multiple six figure jury verdicts in the areas of automobile accidents and premises liability.

Seven Figure Settlement in the wrongful death of a college student.

EDUCATION

Rutgers University (B.A., 1984)
Rutgers University (J.D., 1987)

CERTIFICATION

Admitted to Practice - U.S. District Court for District of New Jersey, 1987.
U.S. District Court, Middle District, FL.

MEMBERSHIP

The Florida Bar, admitted 1993
The New Jersey Bar, admitted 1987
Jacksonville Bar Association
Florida Justice Association
American Association of Justice
U.S. District Court Member

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Joseph A. Franco Jr. Attorney at Law

jfranco@farahandfarah.com

Joseph A. Franco, Jr. is an associate attorney at Farah & Farah PA.  Mr. Franco was born in Easton, PA, July 2, 1957, and grew up attending high school there.   He received his B.S. in Business Administration from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania in 1983. Later he graduated with a J.D. from Penn State's Dickinson School of Law.  Mr. Franco spent his final year of law school as a visiting student at the University of Florida College of Law graduating in 1987.

Upon graduation, Mr. Franco worked in the law office of Brent M. Turbow P.A., in Jacksonville, where he focused on plaintiffs' personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability.  He took cases to trial, researched and handled all appeals.

In 1997-2003, Mr. Franco was with the firm of Farah & Farah working in the area of personal injury claims. From June 2004 until June 2007, Mr. Franco focused on insurance subrogation litigation with Craig Insurance Services, in Jacksonville gaining valuable insight into recovery services for the property and casualty industry.

EDUCATION

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (B.S., 1983)
Penn State Dickinson School of Law (J.D., 1987)  

MEMBERSHIP

The Florida Bar, admitted 1988
The Jacksonville Bar
Florida Justice Association
American Association for Justice

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Wesley Ford, Attorney at Law

wford@farahandfarah.com

Wesley Ford is an associate attorney with Farah & Farah. Ford was born in San Diego, California, October 18, 1978. His father was in the Marine Corps and after completing his tour of duty, moved the family to Jackson, Tennessee, when Ford was a child. There Ford attended high school and later graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville in 2002, with a B.A. in English with a concentration in fiction writing and a minor degree in business.

Ford attended Florida Coastal School of Law, receiving a merit governor's scholarship. He received his J.D. May, 2006.

While attending law school, Ford worked full-time as a law clerk with the firm Schutt, Humphries, Schmidt and Burnett, P.A. in Jacksonville. He was also employed with the law firm of Robert P. Eshelman, P.A., working first as a law clerk then attorney. There he focused on personal injury cases, workers' compensation, medical malpractice, social security and products liability, primarily in litigation, research/writing and trial preparation.

Ford is a member of the Florida Bar, the Jacksonville Bar Association, the Florida Justice Association and the American Association for Justice. When not working, he likes fishing and can be found casting his line from the shorelines of Atlantic and Neptune Beach. He's also an avid sports fan, supporting his home town team of the Jaguars.

PRACTICE AREAS

Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Auto Negligence, Wrongful Death
Location: Orange Park

EDUCATION

University of Tennessee (B.A., 2002)
Florida Coastal School of Law (May 2006)

MEMBERSHIP

The Florida Bar, admitted 2006
The Jacksonville Justice Association
Florida Justice Association
American Association for Justice

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Kevin A. Brown, Attorney at Law

kbrown@farahandfarah.com

Kevin A. Brown is an associate attorney at Farah & Farah’s downtown Jacksonville office.

A Jacksonville native, Kevin was born June 4, 1968. He studied accounting and graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University in 1991. He continued his education at Florida Coastal School of Law, graduating with a J.D. in 2003. Kevin became a member of the Florida Bar Association in April 2004. He has also been a fully certified law enforcement officer since 1998.

Earlier in his career, Kevin worked for State Farm Insurance adjusting automobile and bodily injury claims for the giant insurer. With the knowledge he gained in the industry and with his law degree, he established a law firm with his uncle, The Brown Firm, P.L.C., beginning in January 2005.

When he is not practicing law, Brown enjoys playing golf, cooking, and grilling. He and his wife also enjoy taking their two children, 14 and 12, to Disney for family vacations.

CASES AND AWARDS

$1.75 million dollar settlement for a medical malpractice case in 2008.

PRACTICE AREAS

Brown is involved in a range of personal injury cases including auto accidents and medical malpractice and personal injury.

EDUCATION

Florida State University, B.A. Accounting, 1991
Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D., 2001

MEMBERSHIP

The Florida Bar, admitted 2004
The American Bar Association
The Jacksonville Justice Association

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Leslie Ng, Attorney at Law

leslie.ng@farahandfarah.com

Leslie Ng is an associate attorney with Farah & Farah in their downtown Jacksonville offices.

Ng was born in Can Tho, South Vietnam on August 2, 1973. She emigrated with her family from Vietnam to the United States in April 1993, settling in Tucson, Arizona to join her brother. There, she and her husband began a successful home remodeling and reselling business. During that time, Ng worked full-time while attending the University of Arizona, graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in political science in December 2006. Prior to her graduation, she finished her courses online so she could move to Jacksonville and attend Florida Coastal School of Law. During law school, Ng was honored for achieving more than 700 pro bono hours and was the recipient of a Governor's Scholarship.

Ng is the mother of two children, a boy 10, and a daughter, 8. When she is not practicing law, Ng loves to garden, sew, and cook her family's favorite Vietnamese food.

PRACTICE AREAS

Civil litigation, wrongful death, personal injury, automobile and truck accidents, slip and fall, premises liability, negligent security, and products liability.

EDUCATION

University of Arizona, B.A. Political Science
December 2006

MEMBERSHIP

The Florida Bar, admitted September 2009
The American Bar Association
The Asian Pacific American Law Students Association
Christian Legal Society

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Laurence Huttman, Attorney at Law

lhuttman@farahandfarah.com

Laurence Huttman was born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Larry attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois where he received his BA in Political Science with a minor in business institutions in 1993. While in college, Larry held many positions in his fraternity, Lambda Chi Alpha, including President. He also served on the Intrafraternity Counsel. Larry was as an intern in Washington, D.C. for a U.S. Congressman and assisted with state and national campaigns while in college. Following college, Larry attended the University of Miami School of Law where he graduated cum laude in 1996, served on the Sports and Entertainment Law Review, and was President of a prominent Legal Fraternity. Larry has a strong work ethic, always working throughout high school, college and law school. Larry enjoys trial work and “thinking like a lawyer”. He strives to attend to his clients needs with integrity, tough advocacy, optimistic reflection and excellence. Larry has handled many different kinds of cases throughout the State of Florida since 1996; however, Larry particularly enjoys helping victims who have suffered injuries, particularly catastrophic injuries, or who have lost a loved one as a result of the negligence of others, including through medical malpractice. Over the course of Larry's career, Larry has handled unique high value cases involving injuries to people, including automobile accidents, premises liability, inadequate security, civil rights, employment, cemeteries, medical malpractice, products liability and wrongful death. In 2006, Larry participated as lead trial counsel in a medical negligence case on behalf of a client who suffered catastrophic brain damage where the Jury returned a Verdict in excess of $6.3 million. What was most pleasing about this case, was the way the jurors hugged Larry's client at the conclusion of this hard fought ten day legal battle. When he is not working, Larry enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, participating in youth sports and family and faith driven activities. Having previously spent several years with two prominent South Florida law firms, Larry is absolutely thrilled to be practicing here in Jacksonville where he commenced his career, once again.

PRACTICE AREAS

Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability, Insurance, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Nursing Home Abuse, Auto Negligence

Location: Jacksonville.

EDUCATION

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois (B.A. 1993)

University of Miami School of Law (J.D. cum laude, 1996)

CERTIFICATIONS

Admitted to practice United States District Courts, Southern, Northern and Middle Districts, Florida

MEMBERSHIPS

Martindale Hubbell - AV Rated

The Florida Bar, admitted 1996

Florida Justice Association

American Association of Justice

CASES/RESULTS

Baker v. Lawnwood Regional Medical Center et. al., Circuit Court of St. Lucie County, Florida (2006). Complex medical malpractice emergency room claim on behalf of catastrophically injured client who suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of an alleged delayed diagnosis. Tried to $6.3 million Verdict against hospital.

Kendrick v. Restlawn Memorial Cemetery, et. al, Circuit Court of Duval County, Florida (2004). Cemetery practices claim for tortious interference with a dead body. Confidential settlement first day of trial.

Fields v. Kirton, et. al, Circuit Court of Okeechobee County, Florida (2010). Wrongful death claim on behalf of surviving mother of a 14 year old child involved in an ATV accident against the owners and operators of a race track. Successful Appeals in Fourth District Court of Appeal and Florida Supreme Court concerning releases involving minors. Ultimately led to 2010 passage of statute concerning the issue. Confidential Settlement.

Scoleri v. New Horizons of the Treasure Coast, Inc. et. al., Circuit Court of St. Lucie County, Florida (2008). Wrongful death claim on behalf of the three surviving children of Marchman Act patient who eloped dual detoxification and mental health stabilization facility and was killed after being involuntarily placed there by an emergency room physician. Confidential settlement.

Stone v. Bromstrup et. al., Circuit Court of Martin County, Florida (2010). Wrongful death drunk driving case against minor, parents of another minor who served alcohol during an open house party and liquor store that sold alcohol to minors including separate suit concerning the claim of the liquor store against its own insurer for failure to procure liquor liability coverage. Second chaired trial of Open House party claim. Confidential settlements.

Hulett v. Lawnwood Regional Medical Center, et. al, Circuit Court of St. Lucie County Florida (2005). Complex wrongful death medical malpractice claim against hospital and radiologist on behalf of the six surviving minor children of a patient who suffered a traumatic brain injury and death as a result of an alleged failure to properly read a diagnostic test, leading to the premature discharge of an unstable patient from the hospital. Confidential Settlement.

Colon v. Womens Health Specialists, et. al., Circuit Court of St. Lucie County, Florida (2009). Still born baby medical malpractice claim on behalf of the parents as a result of an alleged failure to timely deliver an expectant mother's baby against the instructions of the patient's perionatolgist. Confidential Settlement.

Brown v. United States., United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida (2003). Federal Torts Claim Act medical malpractice wrongful death case against a VA Medical Center for perforation of superior vena cava causing patient to bleed to death during routine medical procedure. Bench trial and Verdict.

Cummings v. Annonymous (2012). $435,000.00 settlement of an automobile accident involving injuries including a trimalleolar fracture and closed head injury.

Mourad v. State Farm (2012). $300,000.00 partial wrongful death uninsured motorist settlement. Coverage dispute litigation and additional claims ongoing.

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Corri Hunt, Attorney at Law

chunt@farahandfarah.com

Corri C. Hunt is an associate attorney at Farah & Farah in the downtown Jacksonville office. Hunt was born and grew up in Sarasota, Florida. She graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree from the University of Florida in Criminology and Law in 2007. Early in her life, Ms. Hunt knew she wanted to be an attorney and began working in law firms in the Gainesville area while simultaneously pursuing her bachelor's degree at the University of Florida.

After graduation from UF, Ms. Hunt moved to Jacksonville in 2008 to attend Florida Coastal School of Law. During law school she worked in the Consumer Law Clinic where students are certified by the Florida Supreme Court to practice law under a supervising attorney. Ms. Hunt appeared in court with opposing counsel advocating for consumers in the areas of foreclosures, debt collection harassment, and inaccurate reporting to the credit bureau.

While in law school, Ms. Hunt also clerked for Farah & Farah in their Orange Park office while at the same time maintaining her position on the Dean's List.

Ms. Hunt graduated from Florida Coastal School of Law with a J.D. in May 2011 and passed the Florida Bar in August 2011.

Ms. Hunt is a member of the Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar, as well as the Jacksonville Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, and the Florida Trial Lawyers section of the Florida Bar.

In her spare time, Ms. Hunt likes to travel with her husband who is also an attorney and works for a major financial institution in Jacksonville. In the last two years they have traveled to France, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, and Barbados as well as domestically around California's wine country and most recently to Asheville, North Carolina. She is also an active volunteer for the Jacksonville Sulzbacher Homeless Shelter.

PRACTICE AREAS

Corri C. Hunt focuses her practice in the areas of civil litigation with a primary focus on representing injured clients in all aspects of personal injury law including auto and trucking accidents, premises liability, and products liability.

EDUCATION

University of Florida, Gainesville (B.A., 2007)
Florida Coastal School of Law (J.D., 2011)

MEMBERSHIP

Florida Bar, admitted 2011
American Association for Justice
Georgia Bar Admission
Jacksonville Bar Association
Florida Trial Lawyers section of the Florida Bar

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Jeffrey L. Gadd, Attorney at Law

jgadd@farahandfarah.com

Jeffrey L. Gadd is an associate attorney at Farah & Farah in their downtown Jacksonville offices. Gadd was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on October 22, 1978. As the son of football coach, Tom Gadd, the family moved every few years. The elder Gadd coached at the University of Utah and later moved the family to take jobs at the University of South Carolina, University of Minnesota, and San Jose State University, among other locations.

Jeffrey graduated high school in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania and graduated from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania in 2001 with a B.A. in Health and Exercise Science. Gadd then joined his father to coach football at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

Having grown up around football, the younger Gadd decided to broaden his horizons and attend law school. His brother was working for the Jaguars organization in their broadcast and web design division when Mr. Gadd joined him in Jacksonville in 2003. He attended Florida Coastal School of Law, graduating cum laude in 2006.

During his time at Florida Coastal he was one of only two students chosen to spend the 2005 fall semester clerking in Tallahassee for the Florida Supreme Court where he had the opportunity to clerk for former Justice Kenneth Bell.

Mr. Gadd is a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. He is licensed to practice law in Florida and in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

He also volunteers his time to the Gator Bowl Association, the committee charged with promoting the Gator Bowl football game, enhancing its impact on the local economy, and furthering the interests of both the bowl and the Northeast Florida community.

Mr. Gadd and his wife enjoy exploring coastal areas of Florida and Georgia with their 9-month-old daughter.

PRACTICE AREAS

Litigation is Mr. Gadd's specialty, specifically in all areas of personal injury law including auto and motorcycle accidents, truck crashes, boating and motorcycle accidents and premises liability.

EDUCATION

Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania (B.A. 2001)
Florida Coastal School of Law (J.D., 2006)

MEMBERSHIP

Florida Bar, admitted 2006
American Bar Association
Jacksonville Bar Association

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Andrew Garro, Attorney at Law

Andrew Garro is an associate attorney at Farah & Farah. Andrew was born on June 17, 1982 in Roanoke, Virginia. Andrew moved to Ponte Vedra Beach in 1997 where he attended nearby Nease High School. He would later go on to attend the University of North Florida where he received a bachelor's degree in Political Science in 2004. After graduation, Andrew decided to stay in the Jacksonville area and attend Florida Coastal School of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate in 2007.

After law school, Andrew went to work as an Assistant State Attorney at the Jacksonville State Attorney's Office. While an Assistant State Attorney, Andrew prosecuted thousands of crimes ranging from DUI and domestic battery to drug trafficking, armed robbery, attempted murder, and everything in between. As a prosecutor, he gained valuable experience which he now uses to vigorously advocate for his clients.

After three years as a prosecutor, Andrew went on to work at a large Jacksonville-based family law firm where he worked his way up to partner. Andrew gained extensive family law litigation experience and learned how to help family law clients through the stressful process of getting divorced or going through a custody battle.

Now Andrew is an associate attorney at Farah & Farah and handles family law, criminal, and probate cases. He is a member of the Florida Bar as well as the Jacksonville Bar Association. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their two dogs. Andrew also enjoys traveling, playing guitar, and cooking.

PRACTICE AREAS

Family Law, Criminal Law, and Probate.

EDUCATION

University of North Florida (B.A., 2004)
Florida Coastal School of Law (J.D., 2007)

MEMBERSHIP

The Florida Bar, admitted 2007
Jacksonville Bar Association

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Aaron Baker, Attorney at Law

Aaron Baker is an associate attorney with Farah & Farah. He was born in Chambersburg, PA and graduated from Dickinson College cum laude in 2003. He received his Juris Doctor degree cum laude from Roger Williams University in Rhode Island in 2006 and a Master of Laws degree from the University of Florida in 2007. At Roger Williams University he served as an editor of the Law Review. Mr. Baker joined the firm in 2012 and works in our Gainesville office. When he is not working he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, long distance cycling, and motorcycle riding.

PRACTICE AREAS:

Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Negligence, Premises Liability

EDUCATION:

Dickinson College (B.A., cum laude, 2003)
Roger Williams University (J.D., cum laude, 2006)
University of Florida (LL.M., 2007)

MEMBERSHIP:

The Florida Bar, admitted 2008
United States Northern District of Florida
United States Middle District of Florida
Florida Justice Association
Massachusetts Bar

PUBLICATIONS:

Comment, Untangling the Public Duty Doctrine, 10 ROGER WILLIAMS U. L. REV. 731 (2005)
Replaying Appellate Standards of Review: The NFL's "Indisputable Visual Evidence": A Deferential Standard of Review, 16 TEX. ENT. & SPORTS L.J. 14 (2007)

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Jordan Coley, Attorney at Law

jcoley@farahandfarah.com

Jordan Coley joined Farah & Farah as an attorney in 2012 in the field of personal injury. She was born in Arkansas but has lived in Jacksonville since the age of 12. At the age of 18, she was involved in a motorcycle accident that left her with serious injuries, but with the help of an attorney she was able to make a complete recovery. The experience inspired her to be a personal injury lawyer and dedicate her career to helping others recover from devastating losses. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a Bachelor's of Science in Criminal Justice in 2008 and from the Florida Coastal School of Law in 2012 with her Juris Doctor. Throughout all of law school, Jordan worked as a clerk in a personal injury law firm.

Jordan now represents plaintiffs who have been harmed in various personal injury accidents, helping them to recover from their serious injuries. Jordan is an avid sports fan, cheering on the Jacksonville Jaguars and Florida's college football and basketball teams. She is also an avid beach lover – biking along Florida's beautiful beaches and spending days outdoors with friends and family.

PRACTICE AREAS

Personal Injury, Auto Accidents, Slip and Fall, Dog Bites, Premises Liability

EDUCATION

University of North Florida (B.S., 2008)
Florida Coastal School of Law (J.D., 2012)

MEMBERSHIP

The Florida Bar
Florida Justice Association

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Emily Williams, Attorney at Law

ewilliams@farahandfarah.com

Emily Williams is an associate attorney at Farah & Farah and was born and raised in Waycross, Georgia. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Georgia State University in Atlanta, where she graduated Cum Laude in 2000. Ms. Williams graduated with her J.D. from Cumberland School of Law – Samford University, where she received the Scholar of Merit in civil procedure, constitutional law, and employment law, with National Honors in Psi Chi.

Ms. Williams began clerking for personal injury law firms during law school and has worked in a wide array of legal cases, including criminal and corporate law in Atlanta, where she spent every work day in court. She eventually changed her focus to personal injury in order to help the little guy and now represents victims of personal injury incidents in Georgia and Florida.

Away from work, she raises her daughter and is an avid animal lover, with a St. Bernard named Charlie and a cat named Lucy. Ms. Williams is also an avid reader, particularly enjoying the works of Carson McCullers.

PRACTICE AREAS

Auto Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Truck Accidents, Dog Bite, Wrongful Death, Product Liability, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall

EDUCATION

Georgia State University in Atlanta (B.S., 2000)
Cumberland School of Law – Samford University (J.D., 2004)

MEMBERSHIP

The Alabama Bar, admitted 2004
The Georgia Bar, admitted 2005
The Florida Bar, admitted 2009
American Bar Association

NEWS ARTICLES

"Fraud in the Inducement under Georgia Law" – The Georgia Bar Journal

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Lisa Peacock, Attorney at Law

lpeacock@farahandfarah.com

Lisa Peacock joined Farah & Farah in 2013 in the field of Social Security Disability representation in both Florida and Georgia. Prior to joining Farah & Farah, Lisa dedicated her legal career to protecting victims and aiding in recovery from serious losses. As a sole practitioner, Lisa handled cases in family law, criminal defense, and civil litigation that covered a wide variety of issues. For the sake of her clients, she dedicated a significant portion of her work to pro bono cases.

Ms. Peacock has a lengthy history of dealing with insurance companies, compensation rates, and helping seriously injured victims who are unable to work and provide for themselves due to the dangerous actions of others. Before being a sole practitioner, she worked for a national firm in the field of workers' compensation insurance defense. Today, she aids disabled Florida and Georgia residents gain the Social Security benefits that they need to cope with their serious losses.

PRACTICE AREAS

Social Security Disability

EDUCATION

Jones College in Jacksonville (B.A.)
Florida Coastal School of Law (J.D. 2000)

MEMBERSHIP

The Florida Bar, admitted 2001
Nassau County Inns of Court
Accredited by U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for VA benefits representation

Note: All cases are based on their own facts, so results will vary. Results are before attorney's fee, costs, and expenses. Most cases result in a lower recovery. It should not be assumed that your case will have as beneficial a result.

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Yolando A. Hewling, Attorney at Law

YHewling@farahandfarah.com

Yolando A. Hewling is an associate attorney with Farah & Farah. She completed her Juris Doctor program at the Florida State University College of Law in 2002 and received a B.A. from Florida State University in 1997. She is currently barred in Florida and Georgia, as well as the Southern District of Florida and the Middle District of Florida.

Ms. Hewling initially began her legal career handling criminal defense and family law cases where she developed her unique approach to ensure that her clients receive only the best possible outcome for their case. Ms. Hewling quickly earned a reputation for her compassionate legal guidance and aggressive, diligent representation in the courtroom, achieving a strong track record of success on behalf of her clients.

At Farah & Farah, Ms. Hewling focuses on workers' compensation, employment law, and personal injury law in order to help individuals that have suffered injuries or worse receive the financial compensation they need to rebuild their lives. She continues to perfect her ability to establish a trusting relationship with her clients and believes that open communication and tireless advocacy are the keys to protecting her clients' interests.

Yolando Hewling is a member of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization, Mothers Against Drunk Driving of Palm Beach County, Women's Foundation of Palm Beach – Girls Leadership Institute Committee, and serves as the Director at Large for the Treasure Coast Food Bank.

PRACTICE AREAS

Personal Injury
Workers' Compensation
Employment Law

EDUCATION

Florida State University College of Law (J.D., 2002)
Florida State University (B.A., 1997)

MEMBERSHIP

American Bar Association
American Trial Lawyer Association
National Employment Lawyers Association
Florida Association for Women Lawyers – Palm Beach Chapter
Martin County Bar Association
Palm Beach County Justice Association
Palm Beach County Bar Association – Workers' Compensation Section
F. Malcolm Cunningham, Sr. Bar Association

Tara B. Conner, Attorney at Law

tconner@farahandfarah.com

Tara B. Conner is an associate attorney with Farah & Farah. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Stetson University in DeLand, Florida, where she was a Division I scholarship volleyball athlete. Then, she went on to complete her Juris Doctorate at Florida Coastal School of Law in 2006. As a member of the Florida Bar, Ms. Conner served as in-house counsel for one of the largest, heavy equipment dealers in North America and worked in private practice.

Ms. Conner represents plaintiffs who have been injured or lost a loved one through no fault of their own and works tirelessly to ensure that each and every client obtains the best possible outcome for his or her case.

Born and raised in Florida, Ms. Conner still considers Ocala home, as that is it where her family still resides. When not practicing law, Ms. Conner volunteers for the Friends of Jacksonville Animals, Inc., a local charity that helps shelter animals find homes. She continues to play volleyball, enjoys kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, yoga, and just relaxing with a good book.

PRACTICE AREAS

Personal Injury
Wrongful Death
Premises Liability

EDUCATION

Stetson University (B.A.)
Florida Coastal School of Law (J.D. 2006)

MEMBERSHIP

Florida Bar
Jacksonville Bar Association
Florida Justice Association

CASES AND AWARDS

2014 - Jury Verdict in excess of $216,000.00 for a collision of less than 3 m.p.h.

March 2014-Received tender of Policy Limits of $600,000 from a client’s State Farm Underinsured Motorist policy for back surgery that took place two years after the accident. The top offer before mediation from State Farm UM $28,000.00.

Julie A. Dlott, Attorney at Law

jdlott@farahandfarah.com

Julie A. Dlott was born in Boston, Massachusetts and was raised in Sharon, a town South of Boston. In 2004, Ms. Dlott graduated from Boston University, Cum Laude, with a B.A. degree in History. She spent her first year of law school at the New England School of Law before transferring to Emory University School of Law in Georgia, where she completed her Juris Doctor program and was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 2007.

Ms. Dlott had always wanted to become a lawyer in order to help people, and that is why she practices exclusively in Plaintiff's personal injury, concentrating on catastrophic injuries, premises liability, and negligent security cases.

When not practicing law, Dlott dabbles in art, creating portraits with oil paints or mechanical pencils.

PRACTICE AREAS

Catastrophic Injuries
Premises Liability
Negligent Security

EDUCATION

Boston University (B.A. 2004)
Emory University School of Law (J.D. 2007)

MEMBERSHIP

Sandy Springs Bar Association
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Golden Key Society

NEWS ARTICLES

"How Much Crime is Enough to Make this Crime Foreseeable" – Co-Author, Verdict Magazine, 2007

Alan D. Tucker, Attorney at Law

ATucker@farahandfarah.com

Alan David Tucker is an associate attorney with Farah & Farah. He was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in southern Georgia in the town of Brunswick. At the early age of six, Mr. Tucker realized he wanted to become a lawyer after watching his first episode of the TV series Perry Mason, which portrayed a fictional defense attorney. Following high school, Tucker earned his B.A. degree from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma and then went on to obtain his Juris Doctor degree from the University Of Georgia School Of Law. Immediately upon graduation, Tucker was hired by his alma mater to work as a staff attorney at the Georgia State Prison.

In 1982, Mr. Tucker opened his own law firm in Brunswick where he gained more than 30 years of experience handling a broad range of cases, including criminal defense, personal injury, workers' compensation, professional malpractice, and admiralty. His versatility in and out of the courtroom is one of his strengths, giving him the ability to overcome a multitude of legal challenges to obtain the best possible outcome for his clients. Mr. Tucker has earned a reputation for his compassionate approach to working with clients, favoring accessibility and open communication in order to fully understand and represent his clients' needs.

When not practicing law, Mr. Tucker enjoys spending time with his wife Heather, his children, and his grandchild. He also enjoys scuba diving, blue water fishing, bird hunting, and snow diving. He is a licensed U.S. Coast Guard Captain and attends St. Simon's Community Church with his family.

PRACTICE AREAS

Personal Injury
Auto Accidents
Premises Liability
Criminal Defense
Workers' Compensation

EDUCATION

Oral Roberts University (B.A. 1978)
University of Georgia School of Law (J.D. 1981)

MEMBERSHIP

American Bar Association
American Association for Justice
Brunswick-Glynn County Bar Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
State Bar of Georgia – Criminal Defense Section

Note: All cases are based on their own facts, so results will vary. Results are before attorney's fee, costs, and expenses. Most cases result in a lower recovery. It should not be assumed that your case will have as beneficial a result.

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The attorneys of Farah & Farah have experience with personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, workers' compensation, social security, and other types of injury and negligence lawsuits. Eddie Farah and our team of attorneys are proud to represent working people and families.

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