Volusia Lawyer Receives Board Certification From Florida Bar

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Thomas E. Caldwell, a partner in the Port Orange-based law firm of Rue & Ziffra, recently became Florida Bar board certified in civil law.

Thomas E. Caldwell, a partner in the Port Orange-based law firm of Rue & Ziffra, recently became Florida Bar board certified in civil law.

Caldwell – who has worked for the personal-injury law firm the past 17 years – is the only lawyer in Port Orange who is board certified in civil trial law and has achieved what is known as the highest level of evaluation by the Florida Bar,” according to firm President Allan L. Ziffra√.

“We’re extremely excited that Tom has been recognized for his knowledge, skills and proficiency to be included in the only one percent of Florida lawyers that are board certified in civil trial law,” according to Ziffra.

Board certification, which was established in 1982 by the Florida Supreme Court, is valid for five years.

A trial lawyer, Caldwell practiced law at an insurance defense firm before joining Rue & Ziffra, where he now handles an array of personal-injury and negligence cases, including vehicular accidents, nursing home abuses, and medical malpractice. He also has obtained “AV Rating” by Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating available.

A graduate of the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Caldwell received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.

Admitted to practice in all Florida courts, as well as the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Caldwell now can use the letters B.C.S. on business cards, letterheads or other correspondence to identify himself as a “Board Certified Specialist.”

About Rue & Ziffra: Founded by John D. Rue and Allan L. Ziffra, the personal-injury law firm of Rue & Ziffra has served the Central Florida community for more than 25 years.

The firm’s commitment to its profession and its clients has earned it a reputation as one of the top personal-injury law firms in Central Florida. Known for handling everything from automobile and motorcycle accidents to medical malpractice, wrongful death, and social security and disability cases, Rue & Ziffra has recovered millions of dollars for injured clients and their families. With a staff of nine attorneys, the firm maintains offices in Port Orange, DeLand and Palm Coast.

For more information, visit http://www.rueziffra.com.

For more information about this release, please contact:
Allan L. Ziffra, President, Rue & Ziffra P.A., 386-788-7700 or aziffra(at)rueziffra(dot)com
Jessica Eckelbarger, Marketing Director, Rue & Ziffra, 386-788-7700 or jessicae(at)rueziffra(dot)com
Charlene Hager-Van Dyke, Larry Vershel Communications, 386-532-8862, 407-644-4142 or chagervandyke(at)yahoo(dot)com

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