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Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm, P.A.


One Financial Plaza, Seventh Floor
100 Southeast Third Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394
United States
(954) 523.9922

Firm Details

Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm, P.A. is a highly experienced US News Best Law Firms ranked firm which represent corporations, insurance companies, individuals and governmental agencies throughout Florida.  Our practice concentration is civil litigation with extensive experience in personal injury, medical malpractice, commercial litigation, employment law, professional liability, employment practice claims and workers' compensation.  

Our senior partners have nearly 90 years of combined experience litigating cases throughout the State of Florida in state and federal courts and on all appellate levels.  Our attorneys and staff reflect Florida's rich mixture of cultures.  We are a service-oriented firm that is committed to providing representation to our clients through regular and effective communication.  Experience has taught us that to best serve our clients we need to break from the traditional, rigid structure that most law firms employ.  We have implemented a structure that is tailored to insuring that we meet each clients' unique needs in a timely and effective manner.  

We employ in-house registered nurses who can quickly and efficiently evaluate medical issues that arise in our litigation.  Our experienced associate attorneys and paralegals assist the partners in evaluating and managing the intricacies of each case.  We have an in-house appellate staff that provides support in thoroughly researching and analyzing each case.  Over the years, we have developed close working relationships with expert witnesses in virtually every field.  These resources allow us to be tough, aggressive and to move cases towards resolution whether through trial, settlement or alternative resolution.  Our years of experience and tough-minded advocacy frequently enables us to reach a timely and successful resolution with opposing lawyers through negotiation and settlement.  But, we will not hesitate to proceed to trial when it is in the best interest of the client.


James S. Haliczer
Co-Founder - Managing Partner
Richard B. Schwamm
Senior Partner Orlando

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Fort Lauderdale in Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants with 2 lawyers


Gonzalo Perez

Firm Practice Areas

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

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Fort Lauderdale, FL

One Financial Plaza, Seventh Floor

100 Southeast Third Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394

United States

(954) 523.9922

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Orlando, FL

Landmark Center II, Suite 475

225 East Robinson Street

Orlando, FL 32801

United States

(407) 841.9866

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