Three Milton Leach Whitman D'Andrea & Eslinger Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2011 Super Lawyers

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Joseph P. Milton, Eric L. Leach and Joshua A. Whitman, of Milton Leach Whitman D'Andrea & Eslinger in Jacksonville, FL, have been named 2011 Super Lawyers.

.....it is no coincidence that our firm, a member of Primerus which adheres to its Six Pillars, has three members who have once again qualified for selection as 'Super Lawyers'.

Milton Leach Whitman D'Andrea & Eslinger, P.A., a general civil litigation law firm located in Jacksonville, FL, is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s partners have been selected for inclusion in the 2011 edition of Super Lawyers. Joseph P. Milton, Eric L. Leach and Joshua A. Whitman have been selected by their peers for their professional achievement in the following areas of law:

Joseph P. Milton, Esq. - Transportation/Maritime, Personal Injury Plaintiff: General, Personal Injury Defense: General

Eric L. Leach, Esq. - Personal Injury Defense: General, Personal Injury Plaintiff: General, Business Litigation

Joshua A. Whitman, Esq. - Personal Injury Plaintiff: General, Personal Injury Plaintiff: Medical Malpractice

Super Lawyers, which has been published by Law & Politics since 1991, is a supplement that appears in leading magazines and newspapers distributed across the country. Attorneys who are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers for a particular state have obtained a "high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement”. The listing includes only the finest lawyers in the nation and serves as a good reference for people seeking legal counsel.

Whitman noted, "Our firm has a busy litigation practice and we're all involved in many causes and organizations. However, it is no coincidence that our firm, a member of Primerus which adheres to its Six Pillars, has three members who have once again qualified for selection as 'Super Lawyers'.”

Candidates are evaluated based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement; indicators for selection include not only verdicts and settlements, but other professional activity, pro bono and community service. Selections are made annually on a state-by-state basis. The selection process is extremely thorough and has been recognized around the country by bar associations and courts for its legitimacy.

Mr. Milton concentrates on representation of both plaintiffs and defendants and is well recognized for his expertise in handling heavy exposure cases. He is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer by The Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Milton is a Board Certified Admiralty & Maritime Lawyer by The Florida Bar and has 37 years experience in civil trial litigation. He is also a proctor in Admiralty certified by the Maritime Law Association and a member of the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute. Mr. Milton founded Milton Leach Whitman D'Andrea & Eslinger, P.A. in 1990 after having been a senior partner at Howell, Liles and Milton.

Attorney Leach is a partner in the firm and is experienced in trying cases before juries involving personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, and commercial issues. Mr. Leach has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict throughout the State of Florida and has presented oral arguments in the First, Third, and Fifth District Courts of Appeal. He has lectured locally and nationally to safety organizations and trial attorneys on various civil trial practice and medical subjects. Mr. Leach serves on The Florida Bar, Rules of Civil Procedure Committee.

Mr. Whitman is a partner and shareholder in the firm and, as he has since 1986, limits his practice to personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, products liability, and insurance cases. He has extensive experience in medical malpractice cases, and in cases involving commercial transportation, particularly interstate trucking. Mr. Whitman was admitted to The Florida Bar in 1984, and is authorized to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

About Milton, Leach, Whitman, D'Andrea & Eslinger, P.A:
Milton, Leach, Whitman, D'Andrea & Eslinger, P.A. is a general civil litigation law firm comprised of trial lawyers who possess well-earned reputations for providing aggressive and high-quality representation for both defendants and plaintiffs. The firm handles cases involving railroad defense, admiralty, medical malpractice, products liability, trucking cases, personal injury and wrongful death in both State and Federal Courts. For additional information, please visit http://www.miltonleach.com.

As a result of its dedication to providing high quality legal representation and professionalism, Milton, Leach, Whitman, D'Andrea & Eslinger, P.A. has selected for admittance into the International Society of Primerus Law Firms (Primerus). Primerus is a society of top-rated, independent, boutique law firms that have been rigorously screened and have earned the right to display the Primerus seal of quality. As one of the most respected law firm societies, Primerus has roughly 180 member firms in 125 cities located in 35 countries around the world. Primerus has become the size of some of the world's largest law firms and is growing at an unprecedented pace throughout Europe, Asia, and elsewhere around the globe. High quality legal services at reasonable fees - that's how Primerus can work for you. With over 2,800 lawyers in the society, Primerus members, collectively, offer the breadth of expertise and jurisdictional coverage that only the world's largest law firms can offer to their clients, but at more reasonable rates. To learn more about Primerus or to find a Primerus law firm near you, please visit http://www.primerus.com.

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