PRIMARY PRACTICE AREAS:
- Workers' Compensation
- Employment Law
- General Liability Defense
- Appellate Practice
- Maritime and Admiralty Law
- Contract Law
Mr. Griffis is a partner at Jones, Hurley and Hand. He is Board Certified in Worker’s Compensation law, recognized as an expert in this field by the Florida Bar. In addition to general workers' compensation claims, he handles complex construction and general contractor claims. He also specializes in wrap up and owner controlled insurance policy questions, as well as, contractor controlled insurance policy issues. Mr. Griffis also performs subrogation work and supporting litigation. Lastly, he handles Federal claims involving Maritime Law and Admiralty, and claims pertaining to general negligence (auto and property) in Circuit and Federal Courts.
Mr. Griffis was born and raised in Florida. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Criminology from the University of Florida in 1997. He later earned his law Degree from the University of South Dakota in 2000. He was first admitted to the South Dakota Bar in 2000, and then was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2001. He joined Jones, Hurley and Hand in 2008.
Personally, Mr. Griffis enjoys all sports, including, but not limited to, golfing. He also enjoys a wide range of movies.
University of Florida (B.A., Criminology, 1997)
University of South Dakota (J.D., 2000)
AREAS OF PRACTICE
General Liability Defense
Maritime and Admiralty Law
Florida Bar (admitted 2001)
South Dakota Bar (admitted 2000)
U.S. District Court, Southern, Middle, and Northern District of Florida)
Workers' Compensation Section of the Florida Bar
Labor and Employment Section of the Florida Bar
PRIOR SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Florida Department of Financial Services Licensed CEU Instructor