James H. Perry II

James H. Perry II

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Mr. Perry complements the firm’s admiralty and maritime practice with his expertise and trial experience in matters involving recreational boating issues, personal injury and wrongful death, marine insurance, vessel arrests, liens, and class action litigation. Mr. Perry has successfully tried numerous Jones Act seamen and cruise ship passenger claims in addition to commercial maritime matters.

Outside of the courtroom, Mr. Perry has proven expertise and proficiency in the acquisition, registration, and financing of both commercial vessels and private pleasure yachts. He is also a frequent lecturer on the above subjects in continuing legal education courses and private organizations. Mr. Perry is a resident in the firm’s office in Miami (Dade County). Serving an international clientele from countries in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia, we have the ability to handle matters in English, Spanish, Creole, as well as almost any other language.

Practice Areas

Admiralty & Maritime Law; Personal Injury & Wrongful Death; Insurance Litigation

Admitted

1993, Florida U.S. District Court, Southern Middle and Northern District of Florida, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit and Fifth Circuit

Law School

University of Miami, J.D., 1993

College

University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1988.

Member

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The Florida Bar (Member, Admiralty Law Committee, 1993-Present)
Maritime Law Association of the United States
Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Activities/Accolades

1987 – Elected Captain, University of Pennsylvania Rugby Team;
1988 – Selected All Ivy Rugby Team; Selected to Who’s Who of College Student, Admiral- Maritime law Society at University of Miami School of Law, American Inns of Court, Jim is an avid fisherman and diver and can be found frequently offshore.

Other

Contributor of The Florida Bar CLE Manual for Admiralty/Maritime Frequent lecturer for the Florida Bar and maritime organizationsLanguages: Malaysian and Indonesian

Perry@AdmiraltyLawyers.com

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