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Alan Pickert

Biography

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Alan Pickert is a long time partner at the Terrell Hogan law firm and focuses on several aspects of personal injury law including, but not limited to, representing individuals who have been seriously injured due to exposure to asbestos, mesothelioma, automobile and trucking accidents, dog bites and vaccines. He has been published twice for his articles on asbestos and medical malpractice.  He  has successfully represented over 2,000 asbestos victims and families and  over 400 wrongful death lawsuits.

Alan was named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by National Trial Lawyer in 2015, has been annually selected since 2006 as a Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine and a Super Lawyer by Law and Politics.  He was honored to be featured in Newsweek Magazine as one of the Top 20 Asbestos Lawyers in the Nation and is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell. He was chosen to be in the Million and MultiMillion Dollar Advocate Forum for Verdicts and Settlements and was named in the top 1% of Florida Lawyers. He obtained one of the largest awards in the history of Vaccine Court in Washington DC for a beautiful small child who was injured by the DTaP vaccine.

He was given the prestigious Lawyer of the Year Award in 2017 for Northern Florida.   He is the past President of both the Jacksonville Bar Association and Jacksonville Bar Association Young Lawyers Section. He is a past recipient of the Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award for his work with the homeless and underprivileged in Duval County. 

Alan is the past President of HEAL (Healing Every Autistic Life), giving both his time, effort and money to schools, programs, and camps that serve the autism community in North Florida.  During his seven years on the HEAL Board, they were able to raise over a million dollars which helped to provide 19 annual summer camps, sports programs and numerous grants for those on the autism spectrum.  He was also involved with HEAL’s iPad initiative that has resulted in placing an iPad in every ESE and Special Education classroom in Duval and Clay County.   He recently was heavily involved with Evan’s Hope to Cure ALS, a newly created fundraiser that he helped to create and implement that raised over a $100,000 for ALS research. Finally, Alan has served as Chairman of the Yates YMCA Gift Giving Campaign in 2015 and has been heavily involved with Special Olympics and the Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless for more than a decade. 

For more information see www.FloridaAsbestos.com.

Education

University of Florida (B.A., with Honors, 1988)
University of Florida College of Law (J.D., 1991)
Moot Court Board 1989 – 1991
Florida Blue Key
Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Member Of:

2005-2006 President of the Jacksonville Bar Association
2000-2006 Board of Governors
National Vaccine Injury Compensation Court
1999-2000 President of the Jacksonville Bar Association YLS
The Florida Bar, admitted to Bar, 1991, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Jacksonville Bar Association
Florida Justice Association
Jacksonville Justice Association
American Association for Justice
Bedell Inn of Court
Supreme Court State of Florida
HEAL (“Heal Every Autistic Life”) Non Profit Organization Board of Directors 2007 – present
2015 Chair of YMCA Yates Gift Giving Campaign
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Awards & Recognition

2017 Jacksonville Bar and Daily Record Lawyer of the Year
Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award
Florida Super Lawyers 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
Florida Trend Legal Elite 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009,
2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
Guest Lecturer at Coastal School of Law
AV Rating by Martindale Hubbell
2011 Superb Rated Attorney by American Registry
Fourth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Award by the
Florida Supreme Court
American Lawyer Top Rated AV Preeminent Lawyer in Mass Tort Litigation
Named by Newsweek Magazine as an Asbestos Leader in the Nation
Jacksonville Ethics Commission 2013 – present
Million Dollar and Multi Million Dollar Advocate Forum for Verdicts and Settlements

Publications

Pickert, A. (1999) Asbestos: Florida’s Silent Killer. Journal, May 1999
Pickert, A. (2001) Medical Malpractice Regarding Underinsured Physicians. Journal, March 2001