395 S Central Ave, Bartow, Florida 33830
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John W. Frost, II

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Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Construction Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Appellate Practice

Litigation Percentage:

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certification/Specialties:

  • Civil Trial Practice, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
  • Business Litigation Law, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida, 1969
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1969
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 1971
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeal 5th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeal 11th Circuit

Education:

Published Works:

  • “Closing Argument”, Continuing Legal Education Trial Lawyers Update, 1980
  • “Bad Faith Insurance Actions,” (Reviewer), Fla. Torts, Matthew Bender, 1988

Representative Cases:

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Chairman & Workshop Leader, Trial Advocacy Course, The Florida Bar, Continuing Legal Education
  • Speaker, The Florida Bar’s Continuing Legal Education Seminars
  • Steering Committee Chairman, Lecturer, “Trial Lawyers Update”, Continuing Legal Education
  • Lecturer, Florida State University College of Law Litigation Skills Training Programs, Florida State University, 1985
  • Lecturer, Florida State University College of Law Litigation Skills Training Programs, Florida State University, 1986
  • Lecturer, Advanced Evidence Seminar: Beyond Hearsay, The Florida Bar, Continuing Legal Education, 1995
  • Panelist, “Taking the High Road: Litigation Tactics-The Impact on Judges, Juries and Litigants”, The Florida Bar, Continuing Legal Education and Trial Lawyers Section, 1995
  • Panelist, “The Leadership’s Response”, Florida Conference of District Court of Appeal Judges, 1997
  • Moderator, “Masters in Trial”, American Board of Trial Advocates, 1997
  • Lecturer, Florida Bar Code and Rules of Evidence, Trial Attorney’s Evidence Seminar, 1998
  • Panelist, “Successful Appellate Advocacy Seminar”, Stetson Law School, 1998
  • Lecturer, Trial Lawyers: Everyday Problems, “Handling Fabre Issues for Settlement and Trial”, Florida Bar Trial Lawyers Seminar, 1998
  • Keynote Speaker, “Professional Symposiums”, The Florida Bar, St. Petersburg, Ft. Lauderdale, Gainesville, Daytona, Tallahassee, 1998
  • Moderator, “Professionalism, The Public and You”, Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc., 19th Judicial Circuit Bench Bar, Port St. Lucie, 1999
  • Member, Plaintiff’s Trial Team, Masters in Trial Seminar, The Foundation of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida, 1999
  • Plaintiff’s Trial Team Coordinator, Masters in Trial Seminar, The Foundation of American Board of Trial Advocates, Coral Gables, Florida, 2000
  • Lecturer, “Dealing with Destruction: Spoilation of Evidence in Florida” Seminar, National Business Institute, Tampa, Florida, February 14, 2003

Honors and Awards:

  • Outstanding Lawyer Award (Florida Bar Association, YLS, 1981)
  • Florida State Gold Key

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • The Florida Bar, 1996 – 1997
    President
  • The Florida Bar, 1977 – 1979
    Member, Board of Governors
  • The Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Section, 1978
    President
  • The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section
    Member, Executive Council, 1976-1982
  • The Florida Bar, 1992 – 1994
    Chairman, Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission
  • The Florida Bar, 1990 – 1994
    Member, Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission
  • The Florida Bar, 1986 – 1990
    Member, Second District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission
  • The Florida Bar, 1987 – 1989
    Chairman, 2nd District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission
  • The Florida Bar, 1982 – 1989
    Member, Civil Trial Certification Committee
  • The Florida Bar, 1987 – 1988
    Chairman, Civil Trial Certification Committee
  • Florida Bar Foundation, 1995 – 1998
    Director
  • Leading Florida Attorneys, 1997 – Present
    Member, Florida Advisory Board
  • Florida Judicial Management Council, 1995 – 1998
    Member
  • Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission, 1999 – Present
    Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
    Member
  • Polk County Trial Lawyers Association, 1976 – 1982
    Member, Board of Directors
  • Polk County Trial Lawyers Association, 1980 – 1982
    President
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1976 – Present
    Sustaining Member
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, 1977 – Present
    Member, President’s Club
  • Wilson American Inn of Court, 1990 – 1997
    Master
  • Wilson American Inn of Court, 1995 – 1996
    President
  • National Council of Bar Presidents, 1997 – 2000
    Member and Executive Council
  • The Florida Bar, 1995 – 1996
    President-Elect
  • The Florida Bar, 1992 – 1997
    Board of Governors
  • The Florida Bar, 1978 – 1979
    Executive Committee
  • The Florida Bar, 1994 – 1997
    Executive Committee
  • The Florida Bar, 1977 – 1978
    Budget Committee
  • The Florida Bar, 1992 – 1995
    Legislation Committee
  • The Florida Bar, 1992 – 1994
    Investment Committee
  • The Florida Bar, 1993 – 1994
    Chairman, Investment Committee
  • The Florida Bar, 1992 – 1994
    Certification Appeals Committee
  • The Florida Bar, 1992 – 1995
    Pro Bono Service Award Committee
  • The Florida Bar, 1992 – 1995
    Chairman, Pro Bono Service Award Committee
  • The Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Section, 1971 – 1979
    Board of Governors
  • The Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Section, 1978 – 1979
    President
  • The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section, 1976 – 1982
    Executive Council
  • The Florida Bar, 1977 – 1978
    Chairman, Special Committee to Study Prepaid Legal Services
  • The Florida Bar, 1977 – 1978
    Member, Karl Committee
  • The Florida Bar, 1996 – 2000
    Member, Florida Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism
  • The Florida Bar, 1997 – Present
    Member, Tenth Judicial Circuit Committee, Speakers Bureau
  • The Florida Bar, 2003 – 2004
    Chair, Elections Committee
  • American Bar Association, 1969 – 2001
    Member
  • American Bar Association, 1995 – 2001
    House of Delegates
  • Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, 1994 – Present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, 1994 – Present
  • Polk County Trial Lawyers Association, 1976 – 1995
    Director
  • Wilson American Inn of Court, 1994 – 1995
    President-Elect
  • Wilson American Inn of Court, 1990 – 1997
    Executive Committee
  • Wilson American Inn of Court, 1990 – 1994
    Program Chair
  • The College of Master Advocates and Barristers, 2000 – Present
    Senior Counsel

Past Employment Positions:

  • Holland & Knight, 1969 – 1981

Fraternities/Sororities:

  • Delta Theta Phi

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