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John J. Goran

John J. Goran
9130 S. Dadeland Blvd.
Suite 1705
Miami, Florida 33156

John J. Goran is Managing Partner at Hall Booth Smith’s Miami Office. In his 25 years of practicing law he has litigated and tried cases throughout the State of Florida. His primary areas of practice have been in the area of medical malpractice, pharmaceutical litigation, general liability, products liability, as well as assorted transportation cases. Through the years he has defended hospitals, physicians, assorted healthcare professionals, and insureds including Fortune 200 companies. He has defended pharmacies throughout the State of Florida involving complex issues related to compounding and aseptic techniques. He is currently defending a private pharmacy in Florida that is involved in Multi-District Litigation involving the dispensing of opioids.

Amongst his peers he is recognized as an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated attorney.  Mr. Goran completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Miami and his legal studies at St. Thomas University, School of Law.  In 2006 he was appointed by the Miami-Dade County Commissioners as a member of the Educational Facilities Authority.  He currently serves as the Vice-Chairman of the Committee.

Mr. Goran is proficient in Spanish.

ADMITTED

  • Florida
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Arts, Broadcast Journalism – University of Miami, 1986
  • Juris Doctorate, University of St. Thomas School of Law, 1992

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Defense Research Institute, Medical Malpractice & Products Liability Sections
  • Florida Bar
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Dade County Defense Bar
  • ASHRM (past)
  • FMMCCI (past)
  • Justice for Teaching volunteer

PRESENTATIONS

  • “Attracting and cultivating millennials within the medical professional liability industry,” The Crittenden Medical Insurance Conference, September 21, 2020.
  • “Solutions for High Exposure Cases,” Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management & Patient Safety’s (FHRMPS) Virtual Annual Conference, August 2020.
  • “COVID Issues and Solutions,” Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management & Patient Safety’s (FHRMPS) meeting, May 6, 2020.

PUBLICATIONS

Recognitions

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • “Top Attorney” – South Florida Legal Guide, 2007 – present
  • Florida Trend Magazine, Legal Elite, 2011, 2021
In an article published by the Daily Business Review on September 21, 2021, as part of the publication’s Southeast Takeaways series, Partner John Goran is
MIAMI, FL – June 14, 2021 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is thrilled to welcome Partner Tullio E. Iacono and Associate Gabriel Lopez as the
In an article published in the Daily Business Review, HBS Miami Partner John Goran discusses how to avoid common mistakes in medical malpractice claims. “Sooner or
MIAMI – July 22, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is thrilled to welcome Christopher Reinkall as a Partner and Emily Roberts as an Associate
MIAMI – May 4, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is delighted to announce the opening of a new office in Miami so it can
NORTH PALM BEACH, FL  – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is delighted to announce that it has hired veteran litigator John J. Goran as a partner in
Practice Specific Experience

John J. Goran is Managing Partner at Hall Booth Smith’s Miami Office. In his 25 years of practicing law he has litigated and tried cases throughout the State of Florida. His primary areas of practice have been in the area of medical malpractice, pharmaceutical litigation, general liability, products liability, as well as assorted transportation cases. Through the years he has defended hospitals, physicians, assorted healthcare professionals, and insureds including Fortune 200 companies. He has defended pharmacies throughout the State of Florida involving complex issues related to compounding and aseptic techniques. He is currently defending a private pharmacy in Florida that is involved in Multi-District Litigation involving the dispensing of opioids.

Amongst his peers he is recognized as an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated attorney.  Mr. Goran completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Miami and his legal studies at St. Thomas University, School of Law.  In 2006 he was appointed by the Miami-Dade County Commissioners as a member of the Educational Facilities Authority.  He currently serves as the Vice-Chairman of the Committee.

Mr. Goran is proficient in Spanish.

ADMITTED

  • Florida
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Arts, Broadcast Journalism – University of Miami, 1986
  • Juris Doctorate, University of St. Thomas School of Law, 1992

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Defense Research Institute, Medical Malpractice & Products Liability Sections
  • Florida Bar
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Dade County Defense Bar
  • ASHRM (past)
  • FMMCCI (past)
  • Justice for Teaching volunteer

PRESENTATIONS

  • “Attracting and cultivating millennials within the medical professional liability industry,” The Crittenden Medical Insurance Conference, September 21, 2020.
  • “Solutions for High Exposure Cases,” Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management & Patient Safety’s (FHRMPS) Virtual Annual Conference, August 2020.
  • “COVID Issues and Solutions,” Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management & Patient Safety’s (FHRMPS) meeting, May 6, 2020.

PUBLICATIONS

Recognitions

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • “Top Attorney” – South Florida Legal Guide, 2007 – present
  • Florida Trend Magazine, Legal Elite, 2011, 2021
In an article published by the Daily Business Review on September 21, 2021, as part of the publication’s Southeast Takeaways series, Partner John Goran is
MIAMI, FL – June 14, 2021 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is thrilled to welcome Partner Tullio E. Iacono and Associate Gabriel Lopez as the
In an article published in the Daily Business Review, HBS Miami Partner John Goran discusses how to avoid common mistakes in medical malpractice claims. “Sooner or
MIAMI – July 22, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is thrilled to welcome Christopher Reinkall as a Partner and Emily Roberts as an Associate
MIAMI – May 4, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is delighted to announce the opening of a new office in Miami so it can
NORTH PALM BEACH, FL  – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is delighted to announce that it has hired veteran litigator John J. Goran as a partner in
Practice Specific Experience