David W. Stillson, Esq. — David is the Founding Owner of The Law Offices of David W. Stillson, P.A. He began his legal career clerking for a consumer debt collections firm in Chicago in the late 90s. After working for commercial creditors and defense law firms, he knew that he wanted to switch sides and work for individual consumers and plaintiffs only. He did just that and for over a decade has represented several hundred consumers and plaintiffs in cases involving student loan law, first party insurance hurricane/flood claims, personal injury, workers’ compensation and class actions. The scope of his representation has covered pre-suit through trial.

David is also a Florida State Certified Circuit Court Mediator. He estimates that he has participated in approximately 700 to 1000 mediations as an attorney or mediator.

Should you have any legal issue regarding any subject matter, please feel free to contact David. If he can not handle your case, he will attempt to steer you in the right direction and refer you to an attorney who may be able to help you.

Education:

  • J.D., St. Thomas University School of Law – 2002
  • B.B.A., Business Management, Florida International University – 1998

Licenses:

  • Licensed to practice law in all Florida State Courts
  • Licensed to practice law in The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Licensed as a Certified Circuit Court Mediator by the Supreme Court of Florida with a Certificate in Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Training

Associations/Affiliations:

  • NACA (National Association of Consumer Advocates)

Awards:

  • Richard & Sarah Allen Achievers’ Community Service Award in the area of Business – 2008

 

Joshua J. Hertz, Esq.Of Counsel — Joshua is the Founding Owner of The Law Offices of Joshua J. Hertz, PA. He began his legal career in the late 90s clerking in Atlanta for his brother’s law firm, Eric Hertz P.C. Joshua assisted at many trials of which some have reached record-breaking verdicts in the State of Georgia. After graduating from law school, he knew he wanted to open up his own law firm representing injured persons against others and their insurance companies. He continues to fight hard for his clients as an aggressive advocate and has successfully maintained his law firm for almost 15 years.

Joshua is also a graduate from the Florida Bar Leadership Academy in which only 40 lawyers are selected to join per year. He is also a member of the Executive Board of the Florida Bar Law Office Management Committee. Also, he is an active member on the Board of Advisors for the St. Thomas University School of Law. Finally, Joshua also currently holds the chair for the Dade County Bar Associations Solo and Small Firm Committee.

Education:

  • J.D., St. Thomas University School of Law – 2001
  • B.A., Accounting and Business Management at the University of South Carolina – 1997

Licenses:

  • Licensed to practice law in all Florida State Courts
  • Licensed to practice law in The United States District for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida

Associations/Affiliations:

  • Dominican American Bar Association – President
  • Dade County Bar Association – Chair of Solo and Small Firm Committee since 2011

Awards:

  • Super Lawyers – 2012 / 2013 / 2014
  • Outstanding Young Alumnus Award from St. Thomas University School of Law – 2007