Robert Lyston Jennings

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Biography

Co-Author, "Indemnification of Corporate Officers and Directors," Nova Law Review, June, 1991. Adjunct Professor: Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University, 1995-1999; NITA, Trial Advocacy Faculty, 1992—2012.

30+ years experience in business litigation including contract disputes, maritime, bankruptcy and estate litigation, and appeals.

Defense jury verdicts in securities brokerage litigation and personal injury suit against Mega Yacht owner, denials of discharge in bankruptcy cases, obtained and defeated temporary injunctions in yacht purchase disputes, successfully established manufacturer’s defect in yacht insurance litigation, reversal of civil judgment based on compatibility of trial transcript

Certified Mediator, Circuit Civil

Areas of Practice (31)

  • Admiralty and Maritime
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Debtor and Creditor
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitration
  • Breach of Contract
  • Business Formation
  • Business Litigation
  • Collections
  • Commercial Bankruptcy
  • Condominium Law
  • Construction Law
  • Employment Contracts
  • Estate Litigation
  • Foreclosures
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Libel Slander and Defamation
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Restraining Orders
  • RICO
  • Securities Law
  • Wrongful Termination

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
855-249-8022  Phone
954-683-0855  Cell Phone
772-286-2799  Fax
University Attended:
Harvard University, A.B., cum laude, 1979
Law School Attended:
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law, J.D., with honors, 1982
Year of First Admission:
1982
Admission:
1985, U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1982, Florida; 2009, U.S. Supreme Court; 1982, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Memberships:
Martin County and American Bar Associations; The Florida Bar, South Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association
Birth Information:
Watertown, New York, March 23, 1957
Certifications:
( Certified Mediator, Circuit Civil )
ISLN:
906174164
Hobbies & interests:
Rugby, community theatre
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

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

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Stuart, Florida

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