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James Owen Cunningham

James Owen Cunningham

Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A.
  • Personal Injury, Nursing Home Abuse, Medical Malpractice...
  • Florida
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Summary

With over four decades of experience advocating for the rights of accident victims, Attorney James O. Cunningham’s name is synonymous with Florida Personal Injury Law. Since 1977, he has tirelessly fought to obtain fair compensation for those injured by the negligent acts of others. This dedication has earned him the reputation as one of Florida’s preeminent personal injury attorneys in the areas of:
• Auto Accidents
• Truck Accidents
• Drunk Driving Accidents
• Dog Bites
• Aviation Accidents
• Boating and Water Craft Accidents
• Construction & Electrical Accidents
• Medical Malpractice
• Motorcycle Accidents
• Nursing Home Neglect
• Premises Liability and Inadequate Security
• Product Liability
• Wrongful Death

Mr. Cunningham’s credentials and certifications are extensive. He is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to practice in Florida. He is a graduate of Florida State University College of Law.

Over his extensive legal career, Mr. Cunningham has accumulated numerous certifications, awards and distinctions, including:
• Member of Florida Super Lawyers, placing him in the top five percent of all Florida registered attorneys
• Recognized by Law Dragon 3000 as one of the Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in America, placing him in the elite one half of one percent of the nation’s legal profession
• Recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as among the Bar Register of Preeminent Personal Injury Lawyers
• A Life Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocated Forum, in recognition of the millions of dollars in compensation he has recovered for accident victims
• Winner of the Avvo Clients Choice Award for Personal Injury
• Certified by the Florida Bar as a Civil Trial Specialist
• Board certified as a Civil Trial Advocate with the National Board of Trial Advocates
• National Board of Legal Specialty Certification

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Auto Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Aviation Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Cruise Ship Accidents
  • Amusement Park Accidents
  • Dog Bites
  • Golf Cart Accidents
  • Premises Liability / Negligence
  • Depuy Hip System Recalls
  • Construction and Electrical Accidents
  • Broken Bones
  • Brain Injuries
  • Back Injuries
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Adjunct Professor of Law
Barry University School of Law
- Current
Managing Partner
Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A.
- Current
Partner
Billings, Cunningham, Morgan & Boatwright P.A.
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Partner
Billings, Cunningham & Morgan P.A.
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Managing Partner
Cunningham & Morgan P.A.
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Managing Partner
Billings & Cunningham P.A.
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Managing Partner
Billings, Cunningham & Mitchell P.A.
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Partner
Billings & Cunningham P.A.
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Partner
Billings, Morgan & Cunningham P.A.
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Associate
Billings, Durie & Morgan P.A.
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Associate
Billings & Durie P.A.
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Associate
Fisher & Matthews P.A.
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Education
Reformed Theological Seminary
M.A.B.S
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Florida State University College of Law
J.D. | Law
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Florida State University College of Business
B.S.
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Rollins College
M.S.M
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Awards
2018 Florida Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2017 Florida Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2016 Florida Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2015 Florida Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in America
Law Dragon 3000
2014 Florida Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2013 Florida Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2012 Florida Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2011 Florida Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in America
Law Dragon 3000
Florida's Legal Elite
Florida Trend Magazine
Leading Plaintiff's Lawyers in America
Law Dragon 3000
2010 Florida Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Florida's Legal Elite
Florida Trend Magazine
Leading Plaintiff's Lawyers in America
Law Dragon 3000
2009 Florida Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
AV Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
Martindale-Hubbell
Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Professional Associations
Florida Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association
Board of Governors
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
Current
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Florida Justice Association
Member
Current
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American Board of Trial Advocates (Central Florida chapter)
Charter Member
- Current
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Wisconsin State Bar
Inactive
- Current
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Florida State Bar # 242691
Member
- Current
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National Business Institute: Continuing Legal Education for Professionals
Advanced Personal Injury: Mastering Your Practice
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American Board of Trial Advocates
National Board of Directors
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American Board of Trial Advocates (Central Florida chapter)
Chapter President
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FSU College of Law Alumni Association
Board of Directors
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Certifications
Board Certified Civil Trial Advocacy
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
Florida Bar
NBLSC Board Certified Lawyer
National Board of Legal Specialty Certification
Contact & Map
Main Office
236 South Lucerne Circle East
Orlando, FL 32801
USA
Telephone: (407) 425-2000
Fax: (407) 843-8274