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Jack Sobel

Education

B.S., Yale University, 1972
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1977: President Student Bar Association; Honor Council

Bar Admissions & Affiliations

The Florida Bar, 1977
Board certified as a civil trial specialist by the Florida Bar since 1996
Student Bar Association President at the University of Miami School of Law
Intern law clerk for Judge C. Clyde Atkins of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Past chairman of a 19th Judicial Circuit Bar Grievance Committee.
Past president of the Martin County Bar Association (MCBA).

ABOUT ATTORNEY JACK SOBEL

Jack Sobel brings over four decades of experience as a full-time trial and appellate attorney, having commenced his legal journey in 1977. Recognized for his expertise, he has been board-certified as a civil specialist by the Florida Bar since 1996.

With a track record that speaks volumes, Jack has successfully tried over 100 civil cases to verdicts, spanning various practice areas, including personal injury and wrongful death.

His legal acumen extends to the appellate arena, where Jack has left an indelible mark by briefing and arguing dozens of reported cases. Some notable examples include:

  • Fieldhouse v. Public Health Trust, 374 So.2d 476 (Fla. 1979)
  • Sun Tech v. Fortune Personnel Agency, 412 So.2d 962 (Fla. 4th DCA 1982)
  • Stahl v. Metropolitan Dade County, 438 So.2d 14 (Fla. 3d DCA 1983)
  • Higdon v. Metropolitan Dade County, 446 So.2d 203 (Fla. 3d DCA 1984)
  • Georgia American Insurance Co. v. Rios, 491 So.2d 1290 (Fla. 2d DCA 1986)
  • Reynolds v. Dade County School Board, 621 So.2d 748 (Fla. 3d DCA 1993)
  • New Hampshire Ins. Co. v. Oliver, 730 So.2d 700 (Fla. 4th DCA 1999)
  • Jones v. Williams Pawn and Gun, 800 So.2d 267 (Fla. 4th DCA 2001)

A dedicated member of various local, state, and national trial lawyer organizations, Jack proudly contributes to the legal community as a member of the bi-partisan American Board of Trial Advocates. Not only has he made significant professional strides, but he has also demonstrated a commitment to giving back, establishing the MCBA’s annual golf tournament to support the association’s scholarship fund for outstanding local high school seniors. Jack Sobel’s impact extends beyond the courtroom, as he has generously mentored numerous young lawyers in the realms of civil litigation and trial practice.

Attorney Jack Sobel is the author of:

  • The Judge’s Lawyer (2020) (a fictional account of a young lawyer’s legal experiences in post-Mariel Miami)

  • The Flower Man’s Daughter (2010) (a fictional account of a rookie CIA officer’s experiences in Chile during the military coup that overthrew socialist President Salvador Allende).

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Assault
  • Animal Attacks
  • Dram Shop (liquor) Liability
  • Breach of Contract
  • Negligent Security
  • Bad Faith Insurance
  • Defective Products

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law

    • President Student Bar Association, Honor Council

  • Yale University, Bachelor of Science, Engineering and Applied Science, 1972

Bar Admissions & Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar, 1977
  • Board certified as a civil trial specialist by the Florida Bar since 1996
  • Student Bar Association President at the University of Miami School of Law
  • Intern law clerk for Judge C. Clyde Atkins of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
  • Past chairman of a 19th Judicial Circuit Bar Grievance Committee.
  • Past president of the Martin County Bar Association (MCBA).

Current Employment Positions

  • Attorney Of Counsel – Kibbey Wagner PLLC