Jackson F. McCoy

Jackson F. McCoy


Wicker Smith O'Hara McCoy & Ford P.A.

Recognized since 2003

Miami, Florida

Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
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Jackson F. McCoy specializes in in civil trial work focusing primarily on matters involving complex litigation, medical malpractice and personal injury cases.

Mr. McCoy was invited to join the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, which limits its active membership to only 500 Fellows from the United States and 100 Fellows from over 30 countries throughout the world. An AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, he has earned numerous accolades including being listed among the Best Lawyers in America and named to Florida Super Lawyers. Mr. McCoy was listed among the “Top 100” Florida Super Lawyers for achieving the highest point totals in the nomination process.

Mr. McCoy has a Bachelor of Business Administration (1970) and a Juris Doctor (1973) from the University of Miami. Admitted to practice in the state of Florida in 1973, Mr. McCoy is an active member in a number of professional organizations and lectures at various seminars, providing his insight on litigation prevention techniques for the medical community.

Location

  • Regions Bank Building, Suite 800
    2800 Ponce de Leon Boulevard
    Miami, FL 33134

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., graduated 1973
  • University of Miami School of Law, B.B.A., graduated 1970

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1973

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates - Member
  • American Society for Healthcare Risk Management - Member
  • American Society of Law & Medicine - Member
  • American Society of Law & Medicine - Member
  • Dade County Defense Bar Association - Director 1980-1984
  • Defense Research Institute - Member
  • Florida Society of Law & Medicine - Member
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers - Member
  • International Association of Defense Counsel - Member
  • Medical Malpractice Claims Counsel - Member
  • The Federal Bar - Member
  • The Florida Bar - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Miami (2021)
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Miami (2019)
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Miami (2017)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Special Focus

  • Mass Tort
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Florida Super Lawyers Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
  • Super Lawyers Business Edition
  • South Florida Legal Guide’s Top Lawyers in Florida for Professional Liability & Medical Malpractice
  • Florida Super Lawyers “Top 100” Lawyers for Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
  • Florida Trend Magazine’s Florida Legal Elite (2005-2006, 2008-2009, 2012, 2016)
  • Florida Monthly Top Lawyers in Florida for Personal Injury Litigation

Publications

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