The Firm's managing and founding partner is Jose P. Font, Esq., and over the course of his thirteen-year career he has been recognized four separate times by Super Lawyers (only 2.5% of the top-rated lawyers receive the yearly recognition), which is an independent and well recognized organization in the legal community that distinguishes the quality of lawyers by way of peer reviews and their independent research of a lawyer's practice. Mr. Font was also awarded "The Attorney of Year" in 2015 by FIFEC, which has been in existence for more than a quarter century and has over 1,000 attendees at its yearly seminar.
Although born in Detroit, Michigan, Mr. Font grew up in South Florida and graduated from Dade Christian. He then graduated Magna Cum Laude from Florida International University, was given a scholarship by St. Thomas University, where he participated in the accelerated program and graduated Valedictorian in 2003.
For over a decade, Mr. Font focused his practice on consulting and representing some of the largest corporations and insurers in the Country. However, currently he has guided the Firm's practice to representing individuals and entities who are in need of legal representation as it relates to their pending insurance claims or various other type of legal disputes.
Mr. Font has served as lead trial and/or appellate counsel on over 3,500 insurance claim disputes, and has also developed expertise in wrongful death cases, personal injury cases, PIP cases, contract disputes, and commercial transaction disputes. In addition to serving individual insureds' interests, he also protects the widespread interests of insureds throughout the State by way of class action and “bad faith” suits that focus on deterring the systemic misconduct of insurance companies.
Prior to serving as the founding and managing partner of Font & Nelson, for over decade Mr. Font worked at Vernis & Bowling, which is one of the largest, most reputable and established Firms in the State of Florida. Mr. Font held the role as a managing attorney of one of the largest divisions of the Firm, and for nearly a decade has worked alongside with Frantz Nelson, Esq., who is the co-founding partner of Font & Nelson.
If you have any questions about the Firm, please feel free to contact Mr. Font at any time by way of his direct line, email or cell as listed below: