Thomas P. Schmitt is an Expert Personal Injury Trial Specialist Attorney who obtained, among many other tremendous jury verdicts, the second largest motorcycle verdict ever in the state of Florida.
Below, are just a few honorable mentions of Mr. Schmitt’s superior achievements.
- National Law Journal’s Top 50 Verdicts of 2014.
- National Law Journal’s Top 100 Verdicts of 2014.
- Lifetime Membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
- Lifetime Membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, “The Top Trial Lawyers in America”.
- Lifetime Induction into the National Order of Barristers, “for Excellence and High Honors in the Art of Courtroom Advocacy,” evidences recognition of Mr. Schmitt’s superiority as trial attorney.
- Maintains a perfect 10 “Superb” AVVO rating.
- Over $75 Million in Recoveries
Mr. Schmitt is a native Floridian who was born in Miami, FL. He was raised in Palm Beach County Florida where he attended local private schools. He obtained his B.A. in political science from Florida Atlantic University. He attended Exeter College, Oxford on a Rhodes, ESU Scholarship; and he received his Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of Law, where he was a member of both the ABA and ATLA mock trial teams, was president of the student division of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of America, and was State Champion of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers’ Statewide Mock Trial Competition, 1989.
Thomas P. Schmitt is a member in good standing of The Florida Bar, the American Bar Association, the Florida Justice Association and the Central Florida Trial Lawyers’ Association. He was formerly a member of the Martin County Bar Association and the Palm Beach County Bar Association. He has served on both the Judicial Professionalism Committee for the 15th Judicial Circuit, Florida, and the Judicial Relations Committee of the Palm Beach County Bar Association. He is a former Director of the Young Lawyer’s Division of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers. He is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and All Courts of the State of Florida. Mr. Schmitt is a Lifetime Member of the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums, “The Top Trial Lawyers in America”. He maintains a 10 AVVO Score.
Mr. Schmitt’s career has been dedicated to assisting the injured and he has practiced exclusively as an Expert Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Trial Specialist Attorney handling automobile, motorcycle, trucking, and wrongful death cases for the past 28 years. Mr. Schmitt has obtained several million dollar and multi-million dollar jury verdicts and settlements throughout Florida and recently tried to jury verdict a motorcycle vs. trucking/tractor trailer wrongful death case which resulted in a $15.2 million dollar jury verdict, the second largest motorcycle jury verdict of its kind in Florida ever!
Mr. Schmitt is an accomplished pianist, vocalist, sketch artist, and a ballroom dancer. For most of his life, he has been an avid boater and has been the proud owner of many speed boats, small fishing boats, large sport fishing boats, and sport yachts over his lifetime.