Trevor Hawes

Trevor Hawes: Attorney with Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.
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Trevor Hawes is a partner in the Cole Scott & Kissane’s Jacksonville office. He has a civil trial practice that encompasses commercial litigation, legal and accounting malpractice, negligent security,
insurance coverage matters, bad faith/extra-contractual liability. trucking accident defense, admiralty/maritime, and liability defense with an emphasis in the hospitality industry. He represents
banks, insurance carriers, hotels, casinos, restaurants, bars and clubs. Mr. Hawes’ practice is statewide and he has appeared in numerous jurisdictions around Florida. He has handled numerous
cases through verdict and judgment along with appeals both at the State and Federal level.

Mr. Hawes attended law school at Nova Southeastern University and obtained his juris doctorate in 2001. He completed his undergraduate studies at the Florida State University in 1997. Mr. Hawes was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2001.

Mr. Hawes is admitted to practice in all jurisdictions in the state court system for the State of Florida. He is also admitted and regularly practices in all of the federal court jurisdictions and bankruptcy courts in the State. He is also admitted to practice before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeal. Additionally, Mr. Hawes is an active member of the Florida and Jacksonville Bar Associations.

Areas of Practice (16)

  • Accountant's Malpractice
  • Admiralty and Maritime
  • Architects and Engineers
  • Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability
  • Banking and Financial
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment and Labor
  • First Party Property
  • Hospitality Industry Defense
  • Insurance Coverage and Carrier Representation
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Personal Injury Protection (PIP)
  • Product Liability
  • Real Estate and Foreclosures
  • Security Negligence
  • Trucking Accident Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
305-459-3334  Phone
(904) 672-4099  Phone
(904) 672-4050  Fax
Law School Attended:
Nova Southeastern University, J.D.; Florida State University
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida; 2001, Florida


•Jacksonville Bar Association

Birth Information:
San Diego, California, March 19, 1976

Peer Reviews

4.7/5.0 (11 reviews)
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