James Hannon is a native of Miami, Florida and a founding shareholder of the law firm, Hannon Legal Group. The firm began on Brickell Avenue in the heart of Miami's financial district and relocated to central downtown Dadeland. The Firm specializes in serious personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, negligent security, dialysis errors, pharmacy errors, premises liability, defective products, crime victim's rights, cruise line negligence and insurance claims.
Mr. Hannon holds an AV Preeminent Rating - the highest rating for legal skill and ethics - in the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory and has been repeatedly recognized as one of the "Best Lawyers in America" in US News & World Report and Best Lawyers as voted on by his peers, as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers Association, as a “ Top Lawyer ” in the South Florida Legal Guide, as one of Florida's “ Legal Elite ” in Florida Trend Magazine, as a "Florida Super Lawyer " in Super Lawyers Magazine where he was also voted one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Miami for 2012 and 2014 and as a "Legal Impact Leader " in Business Leader Magazine. Additionally, he was awarded membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum which recognizes the “ top trial lawyers in America for their ability to accomplish superior results in large and complex cases.”
Mr. Hannon has achieved numerous multi-million dollar awards for his clients in cases involving serious personal injury, wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, negligent security, defective products, cruise ship accidents, boating accidents, dialysis errors, pharmacy errors, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, and in insurance claim litigation in the state and federal courts of Florida. He recently won a multi-million dollar jury verdict in a traumatic brain injury case which was heralded as one of the largest personal injury verdicts in Florida in 2017.
Mr. Hannon is active in many legal and community organizations.