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John Weedon is a litigator who focuses his practice in the defense of claims in the areas of personal injury, negligent security, automobile accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and neglect, construction litigation, and products liability.

He handles all phases of the litigation process and has defended lawsuits in state and federal courts throughout Florida, South Carolina, and nationwide for both local and national clients.

Prior to joining the firm, John spent over a decade defending cases in a variety of practice areas in addition to serving as an Assistant State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida where he prosecuted crimes on behalf of the State in multiple jury trials. Thereafter, he spent time representing injured parties in personal injury trials. Accordingly, he has experience in many aspects of criminal and civil law and has represented both plaintiffs and defendants.

Professional Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar
    • Student Education and Admission to the Bar Committee, 2021
  • Jacksonville Association of Defense Counsel
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
    • Board of Governors, 2021-2022
      • Young Lawyers Section Board of Governors, 2015 – 2019
  • Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association
    • Board of Governors, 2021-2022
    • Membership Retention Chair/Special Events Chair, 2021-2022
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • School Board for Assumption Catholic School

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized on the Rising Stars list by Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2016 – 2020
  • Holds the AV® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating for ethics and legal ability
  • Best Program of the Year, Chester Bedell Inn of Court, 2014

Personal

John lives in his hometown of Jacksonville with his family. When he's not working, he can be found enjoying the beach and the outdoors with his family, barbecuing, and avidly cheering for the Jaguars and the Gators.

Community/Civic Activities

John volunteers as a Director and General Counsel for the Housing Corporation of the Mu Chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity through his alma mater, Washington & Lee University.

J.D., Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, 2007

B.S., Washington and Lee University, 2003