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James G. Biggart

Tallahassee, florida

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Biography Overview

Jim Biggart began his legal career serving in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corp, where he represented Naval commanders and sailors in courts martial and administrative hearings. He also provided command services and legal counsel to naval commands such as the USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67). Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Mr. Biggart was the Managing Partner of the Tallahassee office of Banker Lopez Gassler, P.A., a statewide litigation firm, where he represented national and regional trucking companies, trailer manufacturers, airports, national department stores, restaurants and hotels, as well as insurance carriers.

In 2013 Mr. Biggart joined Morgan and Morgan and opened the firm’s Tallahassee office where he now utilizes his years of experience representing clients in personal injury and wrongful death cases. Mr. Biggart is an AV rated attorney by Martindale-Hubble with extensive trial experience in federal and state courts. He has been recognized as a Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine, named a Florida Super Lawyer since 2007 (representing the top 2 percent of attorneys in the state), a Super Lawyer in Transportation Law since 2008, and The Best Lawyers in America since 2012 for his high caliber work in the practice of personal injury litigation.

Mr. Biggart received his BA from the University of Florida and his JD from the University of Louisville. He is admitted to the Florida Bar and the U.S. District Courts for the Middle District and Northern District of Florida.

Mr. Biggart and his wife, Stacy, are the proud parents of four boys, Cameron, Jackson, Nathan and Alex. He is a member of the Faith Presbyterian Church in Tallahassee, is an avid Florida Gator fan and an enthusiastic, although often, middle-of-the-pack long distance runner.


Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Negligent Security
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Trucking Accidents

Recent Successes

$121,720.00 Verdict Armstrong v. Gulf County Sheriff's Office Car Accidents 2018
$56,800.00 Verdict Joann Davis v. Marion Little Car Accidents 2017
$415,943.77 Verdict Johnson v. Leon County School Board Car Accidents 2017
$600,000.00 Verdict Bellflower v. Bowden Dog Bites/Animal Attacks 2016
  • Armstrong v. Gulf County Sheriff's Office

    $121,720.00

    Verdict - 2018

  • Joann Davis v. Marion Little

    $56,800.00

    Verdict - 2017

  • Johnson v. Leon County School Board

    $415,943.77

    Verdict - 2017

Awards

  • AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2008-Present
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2012-Present
  • Florida Legal Elite 2012-Present

Memberships

  • Florida State Courts
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Armed Forces
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida

Education

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., 1993-1994
  • University of Louisville School of Law, 1991-1993
  • University of Florida, B.A., 1990 (Florida Blue Key Leadership Honorary)
  • Oxford University, Oxford, England, 1989, 1992