Attorney Thomas Schmitt
Florida Personal Injury Lawyer
Thomas Schmitt is recognized as a highly successful civil trial lawyer who practices in personal injury and
wrongful death litigation, including
premises liability, and insurance claims. He has obtained multiple million dollar and multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements. His superior skill as a trial lawyer has been recognized by his lifetime induction into the National Order of Barristers, for having attained "Excellence and High Honors Through the Art of Courtroom Advocacy". He is also a lifetime member of the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum-The Top Trial Lawyers in America. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members. Mr. Schmitt also maintains a "superb" AVVO rating, the highest rating an attorney can have. He is admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mr. Schmitt is a native Floridian who lived in Palm County for over 40 years and for the past five years has resided in Martin County. He attended local schools including Cardinal Newman High School. He completed his undergraduate studies at Florida Atlantic University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1985. Mr. Schmitt attended graduate studies at Oxford University, Oxford, England, on Scholarship from Rhodes, English Speaking Union. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University College of Law in 1989. At Stetson, Mr. Schmitt was State Champion of the AFTL Mock Trial Competition, (1989); he was President of the Student Division of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America; and he was a member of both the American Bar Association Mock Trial Team and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America Mock Trial Team. Mr. Schmitt has practiced exclusively as a personal injury trial attorney since 1989.