Thomas S. Edwards, Jr.

Thomas S. Edwards, Jr.: Attorney with Edwards & Ragatz, P.A.
  • Senior Partner at Edwards & Ragatz, P.A.
  • 4401 Salisbury Road, Suite 200, Jacksonville, FL 32216
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  • Thomas S. Edwards, Jr. is partner at Edwards and Ragatz, P.A. He focuses his practice on personal injury and complex medical malpractice & Nursing home cases. He was appointed to the Florida Supreme Court Judicial Management Council and was inducted as a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.
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Phi Alpha Delta (Justice, 1983). Member, National Moot Court Team. President, Stetson Moot Court Board, 1983. Co-Recipient, The Florida Bar Journal Barbara Sanders Memorial Writing Competition Award, 1993-1994, for Excellence in Legal Writing. Author: "Termination of Life Support Systems in Florida," Trial Advocate Quarterly, January, 1985; "Bad Faith in Florida: Changing Responsibilities Under Liability and Uninsured Motorist Policies," The Florida Bar Journal, February 1993; "Liability Coverage," Chapter 5, Florida Automobile Insurance Law, 3rd Edition, 1995; "Choice of Remedy," Chapter 5, Florida Civil Practice Before Trial, 5th Edition, 1996 Supplement; "The Complaint" Chapter 10 and Responsive Pleadings and Motions Chapter 11; American Inns of Court — Florida Civil Procedure, Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company, 1997. Co-Author: Edwards and Sharp, "Fabre/Allied Signal/Dosdourian Trilogy; Questions Answered, More Created," The Florida Bar Journal, April 1994; Member: Supreme Court Committee on Standards of Conduct for Judges, 1993-1994; Fourth Judicial Circuit Fee Arbitration Committee, 1994-1997; Grievance Committee, 1997-1998; Chairman, 1999; Florida Bar Evidence Committee, 1999. Master of the Bench, Chester Bedell Inn of Court, Counselor, 2003. (Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education), Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers (2001-2006), Florida Justice Assoc. (2007-2014), FL Trend Legal Elite 2006, American Board of Trial Advocates "Trial Lawyer of the Year - Jax Chapter" 2009, Best Lawyers in America "Best Lawyer" & "Lawyer of the Year" Medical Malpractice Jacksonville, FL area 2012, Super Lawyer since 2007.

(Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education)

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
904-399-1609  Phone
904-399-1615  Fax
Mailing Address:
501 Riverside Avenue, Suite 601, Jacksonville, FL 32216
University Attended:
University of the South, B.A., 1981
Law School Attended:
Stetson University, J.D., 1983
Year of First Admission:
1985, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1984, Florida; 1993, U.S. Supreme Court
Jacksonville (President, 1998-1999) and American Bar Associations; The American Association for Justice; Jacksonville Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1999-2000); The Florida Bar; The Florida Justice Association (Board of Governors, 2001—; Executive Committee, 2003—; President 2008-2009); American Board of Trial Advocates (President, Jacksonville Chapter, 2006)
Birth Information:
May 31, 1959
Reported Cases:
Chandler V. Memorial
( Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education )
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation

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