Peter van den Boom is a board-certified trial attorney. He was born in Schiedam, The Netherlands. Mr. Van den Boom attended the highest level of high school in Hoofddorp, The Netherlands. Peter was three-time national junior tennis champion in the Netherlands and a member of the Dutch Junior Davis Cup team. He made his way to the United States as a result of an athletic scholarship to play tennis for The University of Alabama. Peter earned a degree in Finance from the University of Alabama and secured an SEC doubles title.
Mr. Van den Boom earned his law degree (cum laude) from St. Thomas University School of Law. Before joining Morgan & Morgan Peter Worked for the John Frost law firm in Bartow, Fl where he practiced law for 20.5 years.
Peter has tried many lawsuits to a successful jury verdict. Notable cases include a $4,915,588.00 jury verdict for a brain injury victim of a car accident: a $1,778,877.00 verdict for the wrongful death in a medical malpractice case of an emergency room patient: a $1,093,505.00 for a victim in an automobile crash. Peter has also recovered millions of dollars for clients through settlements with Bausch & Lomb Incorporated, Ford Motor Company, Firestone, Wal-Mart, Pirelli, and many other major organizations and entities.
He was raised on the fundamental principles of hard work and fairness to everyone, and lives his life and operates his law practice with those basic tenants at the forefront of his mind. He deeply cares for those who have been wronged by the recklessness or arrogance of others, and true to his competitive nature welcomes a fight against those who would act with such disregard as to mistreat their fellow man.
Peter is a life long athlete who enjoys MMA, lifting weights, running, swimming and all other challenging mental and physical activities. Peter is a proud family man, married to his wife Carrie, he is the step-father of four children and grandfather of seven.
- Personal Injury
- Car Accidents
Awards & Recognitions
- Florida Civil Trial Board Certification
- Polk County Trial Lawyers Association
- Million Dollar Advocates Forum
- Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
- University of Alabama, Bachelor of Science, 1989
- St. Thomas School of Law Cum Laude 1998