Mr. James T. Armstrong: Lawyer with Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson LLP

Mr. James T. Armstrong

Jim Armstrong is an AV Preeminent Attorney whose primary area of practice involves all areas of civil litigation with significant experience in the areas of construction defect litigation defense cases, general business liability litigation, Florida Workers' Compensation cases, Longshoremen cases, Maritime cases, and general civil litigation, including personal injury cases. Mr. Armstrong is personal counsel to certain South Florida architects, engineers and contractors.

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Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Defects
  • General Liability Defense
  • Construction Claims
  • Construction Insurance Defense
  • Construction Liability
  • Construction Litigation
  • Administrative Agency Practice
  • Administrative Hearings and Appeals
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act
  • Maritime Law
  • Workers Compensation Defense
Contact InfoTelephone: 407-425-3250
Fax: 407-425-3255
University United States Coast Guard Academy, B.S., 1971
Law SchoolUniversity of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1980
Admitted1980, Florida; 1985, U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh and Federal Circuits
Memberships Orange County Bar Association; The Florida Bar.
MilitaryCoast Guard Officer, 1967-1981; Commander, U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, 1981-1993 who retired from the Coast Guard Reserve in 1993 with the rank of Commander O-5

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Armstrong was a Senior Civil Litigator for the CNA Insurance Companies in the South Florida Office. Mr. Armstrong was a contributing author of Winning Your First Civil Trial in Florida: What They Didn't Teach You in Law School in 2005 and Evidence: Strategies for Finding, Preserving and Using Evidence to Support Your Case in 2007, both were published by the National Business Institute. One of four contributing authors of the Florida Workers' Compensation Desk Reference Manual published by the National Education Network (1994) and one of six contributing authors to Injuries in the Workplace in Florida published by the National Business Institute. In 1995, co-authored a comprehensive manual, Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation in Florida, for the National Business Institute. In 1996, co-authored, Workers' Compensation Law for Paralegals in Florida, for the Institute for Paralegal Education. Mr. Armstrong was certified by the Florida Department of Insurance as an instructor in 1990 for teaching continuing education courses for insurance adjusters and claims professionals. Mr. Armstrong is a life member of the Naval Institute and the Military Officers Association of America. Mr. Armstrong has an AV Preeminent Lawyer rating by Lexis Nexis/Martindale-Hubbell. Listed in the American Lawyer 2012 Edition of South Florida's Top Rated Lawyers, page 42.


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Mr. James T. Armstrong

7680 Universal Blvd., Suite 260
OrlandoFL 32819


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