R. Scott Costantino

R. Scott Costantino: Attorney with The Costantino Law Firm, P.A. AV stamp icon
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Biography

Scott Costantino is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Civil Trial Law. He is also Board Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate and as a Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Costantino has received an "AV" rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. He has more than 24 years experience and specializes in civil trial law.

Mr. Costantino has been elected as a

of the International Society of Barristers ("ISOB"). In selecting its membership the ISOB seeks to honor attorneys who have distinguished themselves as outstanding in the field of advocacy. Mr. Costantino is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates ("ABOTA") as well as the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Mr. Costantino has also been selected by his peers for inclusion in the publication The Best Lawyers in America. He has also been selected by his peers for inclusion in Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Florida. Only five percent of the lawyers in the State are named by Super Lawyers. Mr. Costantino has been named by The National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Florida. The National Trial Lawyers is a national organization composed of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers from each state. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications, leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as trial lawyers.

He represents clients in complex personal injury cases, automobile accidents, trucking accidents, medical malpractice cases, wrongful death cases, product liability cases, medical device cases, Federal Tort Claims Act cases as well as cases involving business litigation. He also enjoys mentoring young lawyers on all aspects of their practice.

Mr. Costantino was born in Albany, Georgia and grew up in Jacksonville. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with honors from the University of Florida in 1985. Mr. Costantino received his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law in 1988. While in law school he was the Student Works Editor and Senior Executive Editor of the Journal of Law and Public Policy. While not practicing law, Mr. Costantino enjoys spending time with his wife Monica and their four children.

Professional Honors & Awards

Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Florida Bar

Board Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Board Certified as a Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Martindale-Hubbell's "AV" rating

The Best Lawyers in America, 2012

Super Lawyers Magazine - Florida Edition, 2008-2012

The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Florida

International Society of Barristers ("ISOB")

American Board of Trial Advocates ("ABOTA")

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Jacksonville Magazine, Local Legal Experts - Civil Trial Law, 2009-2012

904 Magazine, Top Jacksonville Lawyers, 2011-2012

Professional Associations & Memberships

The Florida Bar

Florida Justice Association

American Bar Association

American Association for Justice

Chester Bedell Inn of Court

Jacksonville Justice Association

Florida Supreme Court Historical Society

Catholic Lawyers Guild

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida

U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

Florida

Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Florida Bar; Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy; Board Certified in Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Areas of Practice (110)

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Product Liability
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Dram Shop Liability
  • Business Litigation
  • Civil Practice
  • Federal Civil Practice
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Consumer Law
  • Consumer Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Breach of Contract
  • Corporate Law
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Hospital Law
  • Hospital Liability
  • Hospital Negligence
  • Hospital Premises Liability
  • Hospital Security
  • Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Automobile Insurance
  • Automobile Insurance Coverage
  • Automobile Liability
  • Excess Coverage
  • General Liability
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers Malpractice
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Trauma
  • Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Gynecology Malpractice
  • Medical Liability
  • Medical Negligence
  • Medical-Legal Law
  • Medication Errors
  • Nursing Liability
  • Nursing Negligence
  • Obstetric Malpractice
  • Orthopedic Malpractice
  • Pediatric Malpractice
  • Pharmacists Liability
  • Physicians Professional Liability
  • Surgeons Liability
  • Wrong Site Surgery
  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Cumulative Trauma
  • Dog Bites
  • Electrical Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Personal Injury Mediation
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Power Line Contact Injury
  • Psychological Injury
  • Rental Vehicle Litigation
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Third Party Custody
  • Tourist Injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Inadequate Liability
  • Negligent Security
  • Premises Security
  • Products Liability
  • Elevator Liability
  • Escalator Liability
  • Product Defects
  • Product Safety
  • Product Warning Labels
  • Professional Liability
  • Accountants Liability
  • Accountants Malpractice
  • Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions
  • Agents and Brokers Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Professional Sexual Misconduct
  • Resorts and Leisure
  • Hotel Liability
  • Hotel Security
  • Innkeeper Law
  • Restaurant Law
  • Restaurant Liability
  • Torts
  • Civil Liability
  • Intentional Torts
  • Tort Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
904-701-7806  Phone
(904) 355-3023  Phone
(904) 355-3026  Fax
www.costantinolawfirm.com
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.S. in Finance, with honors, 1985
Law School Attended:
University of Florida, J.D., 1988
Year of First Admission:
1989
Admission:
1989, Florida; 1989, U.S. District Court, Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.
Certifications:
( Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Florida Bar; Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy; Board Certified in Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy )
ISLN:
908229220

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (1 review)
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 02/25/12 in Personal Liability Defense

    I have litigated a number of claims with Scott over the year and found him to be an excellent lawyer with a high degree of professionalism.

    I have litigated a number of claims with Scott over the year and found him to be an excellent lawyer with a high degree of professionalism. Read less

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