Thomas E. Duffy, Jr.
Tom is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Tom graduated from the University of Notre Dame and received his law degree from The George Washington University located in Washington, D.C. His early experience as a public defender and years of civil trial experience since then provide him a great foundation of knowledge, experience and savvy to successfully obtain the compensation his clients deserve. Tom has tried over 80 cases and has successfully argued appeals in front of the Florida’s First District Court of Appeals and the Florida Supreme Court. Tom has been happily married for 20 years to Laura Hardin (a former court reporter). They are the proud parents of five children: Tommy (16), Patrick (15), Kelly (13), Brendan (10) and Connor (8).
University of Notre Dame (B.A., 1981)
George Washington University (J.D. with Honors, 1984
Assistant Public Defender, Fourth Judicial Circuit, Florida 1984 – 1989
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer since 1994
The Florida Bar, admitted 1984, Florida; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; United States Court of Appeals – Eleventh Circuit
Jacksonville Bar Association
Jacksonville Beaches Bar Association
Florida Justice Association
American Association for Justice