(PRWEB) July 12, 2011
The Fort Lauderdale personal injury law firm of Winston, Clark & Wigand, P.A. (http://www.winstonlaw.com) is pleased to announce that attorney Christopher B. Wigand is now a named partner. The law firm was previously known as Winston & Clark, P.A.
“Chris Wigand has worked hard to represent Florida accident victims since joining the firm in 2006,” said Bradley Winston, managing partner of Winston, Clark & Wigand. “We are pleased to recognize his dedication and commitment to protecting clients’ legal rights.”
“As an experienced trial attorney, I pride myself on giving my clients the personal attention they deserve and telling them the truth about their cases,” said Mr. Wigand. “It is a great honor to be acknowledged by the firm in this way.”
Mr. Wigand handles all types of personal injury cases, including auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, slip and falls, and wrongful death. His practice has expanded recently to include mortgage defense and overtime disputes. Mr. Wigand is also available to represent real estate buyers involved in litigation against developers.
Born and raised in South Florida, as a fifth generation Floridian, Mr. Wigand obtained a B.A. in criminal investigation from Auburn University in 1996. He had the distinction of achieving Dean's List honors three consecutive years. He was also a student athlete, president of the Alpha Phi Sigma honor society, and a general member of the Pi Sigma Alpha honor society.
He earned his J.D. in 1999 from the Nova Southeastern University Law School (now the NSU Shepard Broad Law Center), graduating in the top 15% of his class. While at Nova he was a recipient of the Leo Goodwin Fellowship, worked as a faculty research assistant, held a position on the Board of Editors of the Moot Court Society, and competed on the Moot Court Society competition team.
Mr. Wigand is a member of the American Association for Justice, The Florida Justice Association, Broward County Justice Association, and the Broward County Bar Association.
He is admitted to practice in Florida State Courts, The United States District Court Southern District, The United States District Court Middle District, and The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Mr. Wigand is also a certified arbitrator for the Broward County Better Business Bureau. He can be reached at 954-475-9666 or http://www.winstonlaw.com.
About Winston, Clark & Wigand, P.A.
The Fort Lauderdale personal injury law firm of Winston, Clark & Wigand has been defending consumers injured by auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, defective products, medical malpractice, dog bites, and slip and fall cases since 1989.
Accident victims across Broward County, including Coconut Creek, Cooper City, Coral Springs, Dania Beach, Davie, Deerfield Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hallandale, Hollywood, Lauderdale Lakes, Lauderhill, Lighthouse Point, Margate, Miramar, North Lauderdale, Oakland Park, Parkland, Pembroke Pines, Plantation, Pompano Beach, Sunrise, Tamarac, Weston, and Wilton Manors, can set up a free consultation by calling 954-475-9666. Details at http://www.winstonlaw.com.