Jay B. Green
Jay Green has extensive experience in virtually all areas of civil litigation, including but not limited to construction defects, premises liability, products liability, inadequate security, personal injury, wrongful death, professional malpractice, insurance coverage and extra-contractual liability (bad faith). Jay Green has been practicing in the State of Florida for more than 40 years and represents businesses and individuals. Jay Green has extensive jury trial experience in state and federal courts and has tried more than 100 cases to verdict. In addition, Jay Green has served as a Speaker at “Masters in Trial,” a program put on by the American Board of Trial Advocates, lecturing on winning courtroom strategies and techniques.
Jay Green has also been appointed to The Florida Bar’s Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee. Jay Green has served as an expert witness on issues involving extra-contractual liability (bad faith), legal malpractice and attorney’s fees. Jay Green is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating for ethics and legal ability.
- New York, 1975
- Florida, 1976
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1978
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2000
Prior professional experience
- Assistant District Attorney for Kings County, New York, 1975-1976
Associations & Memberships (Past & Present)
- Defense Research Institute
- American Board of Trial Advocates
- Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee
- AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry for professionalism and ethics
- Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1974
- Queens College, B.A., 1969
- Obtained a summary judgment in a products liability action in favor of a distributor of an analgesia pump that was alleged to have caused severe organic brain damage to a young plaintiff. The summary judgment was affirmed on appeal. Vincent v. Bimeco, 944 So. 2d 1083 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2006).
- Obtained summary judgment based on worker’s compensation immunity, which was affirmed on appeal. Guevara v. Doormark, Inc. 946 So. 2d 1228 (Fla. 4th DCA 2007).
- Obtained a summary judgment based on worker’s compensation immunity in a case involving a construction accident that resulted in serious bodily injury to the plaintiff. Mejia v. Prof. Employer Plans.
- Obtained a summary judgment for a primary insurer in a bad faith case brought by an excess insurer. Mount Vernon Fire Insurance Company v. National Fire Insurance Company of Hartford.
- Obtained a defense verdict in a tractor trailer accident on I-75. Plaintiff claimed a brain injury and numerous orthopedic injuries. Fernandez v. Laclaustra.
- Obtained a defense verdict in a wrongful death accident where minor decedents drowned in a residential pool. Duffin v. Pisani.
- Obtained a defense verdict in an inadequate security case for a hotel where two guests were sexually assaulted. Westin v. Sol-Y-Mar.
- Obtained a defense verdict in an inadequate security case for a condominium association where a woman was robbed and physically assaulted in a parking lot of a condominium complex. Berkman v. Sunrise Lakes Condominium Association.
- Obtained a defense verdict in an inadequate security case where the plaintiff was shot in a parking lot. Desty v. Congress Square, Ltd.
- Obtained a defense verdict in a construction accident case where the plaintiff was injured by drywall that was alleged to have been negligently placed. Dietch v. Lemar Construction, Inc.
- Obtained a defense verdict for property owners when a roofer fell from defendant’s roof and sustained injuries. Nelson v. Melin.
- Obtained defense verdict for golfer who hit a golf ball that struck the plaintiff in the eye. Slevin v. Menichelli.
- Obtained numerous defense verdicts in trip and fall/slip and fall cases:
- Aucoin v. Village Shoppes Assoc. Ltd.
- Laws v. Munro
- Bilinsk v. Avampato