The 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® will recognize both of Kelley/Uustal’s founding partners, Bob Kelley and John Uustal as a “Best Lawyer” in the specialty of Personal Injury Litigation for the third year in a row. Selection to Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 2 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country.
The American Lawyer describes this annual, advertisement-free publication as “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected list of attorneys in practice.”
For more than 25 years, Bob Kelley has been representing families and consumers whose lives have been devastated by reckless drivers, dangerous products and careless doctors, and hospitals. Bob Kelley has tried more than 100 jury trials across the country, ranging in length from several days to over six months, and is an AV-rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell® as well as a FloridaSuper Lawyer®.
John Uustal has focused his entire career in the area of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Litigation. He has been a part of some of the biggest verdicts in Florida against the manufactures of un-safe products, including a 51 million dollar verdict on behalf of a paralyzed Marine veteran. Uustal has been the pioneer of the firm’s Forensic Discovery Process, which seeks to probe beneath the surface to find the often-overlooked clues that make the difference between victory and defeat in court.