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James “JJ” Maskowitz

2202 N Westshore Blvd
Suite 200
Tampa, Florida 33607

James “JJ” Maskowitz is a Partner in our office in Tampa Bay, Florida, and he specializes in defending physicians, hospitals and insurers in all aspects of aging services, medical malpractice and general liability lawsuits.

JJ has more than a decade of legal experience, and was previously a Partner at a Tampa firm where he represented nursing homes, hospitals and physicians before courts, arbitration panels and in mediation. He has extensive experience in managing litigation from inception through trial, including motions, pleadings, discovery demands and responses, and trying cases to verdict or judgment.

A natural leader, JJ has overseen teams of associates and mentored attorneys who are at the beginning of their legal career. Before switching to private practice, JJ worked as an attorney in the Office of the Public Defender in the 6th Judicial Circuit in Clearwater, Florida, where he tried more than 35 cases for serious violent felonies as well as misdemeanor drug charges. He also interned at two other public defender offices, and served as a law clerk to pro bono attorneys for Jacksonville Area Legal Aid.

JJ earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida. He received a Pro-Bono Certificate, a Sports Law Certificate, participated in the National Mock Arbitration Competition, and won the Best Group Advocate award for trial practice twice. He also completed a Bachelor of Science degree in political science with a minor in pre-law at the University of Arizona at Tucson. He and his wife Brandi have two children, Ava and Jax.

JJ has more than 10 years of legal experience, and concentrates his practice on aging services, medical malpractice and general liability matters. He has represented numerous nursing homes, hospitals, physicians and other healthcare providers at trial, in mediation and before arbitration panels.

ADMITTED

  • Florida state courts

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Florida Coastal School of Law
  • B.S., University of Arizona
TAMPA, FLORIDA – November 19, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is excited to announce a new office in Tampa as the firm expands
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James “JJ” Maskowitz is a Partner in our office in Tampa Bay, Florida, and he specializes in defending physicians, hospitals and insurers in all aspects of aging services, medical malpractice and general liability lawsuits.

JJ has more than a decade of legal experience, and was previously a Partner at a Tampa firm where he represented nursing homes, hospitals and physicians before courts, arbitration panels and in mediation. He has extensive experience in managing litigation from inception through trial, including motions, pleadings, discovery demands and responses, and trying cases to verdict or judgment.

A natural leader, JJ has overseen teams of associates and mentored attorneys who are at the beginning of their legal career. Before switching to private practice, JJ worked as an attorney in the Office of the Public Defender in the 6th Judicial Circuit in Clearwater, Florida, where he tried more than 35 cases for serious violent felonies as well as misdemeanor drug charges. He also interned at two other public defender offices, and served as a law clerk to pro bono attorneys for Jacksonville Area Legal Aid.

JJ earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida. He received a Pro-Bono Certificate, a Sports Law Certificate, participated in the National Mock Arbitration Competition, and won the Best Group Advocate award for trial practice twice. He also completed a Bachelor of Science degree in political science with a minor in pre-law at the University of Arizona at Tucson. He and his wife Brandi have two children, Ava and Jax.

JJ has more than 10 years of legal experience, and concentrates his practice on aging services, medical malpractice and general liability matters. He has represented numerous nursing homes, hospitals, physicians and other healthcare providers at trial, in mediation and before arbitration panels.

ADMITTED

  • Florida state courts

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Florida Coastal School of Law
  • B.S., University of Arizona
TAMPA, FLORIDA – November 19, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is excited to announce a new office in Tampa as the firm expands
Practice Specific Experience
Related Industries