Judson H. Orrick
JUD ORRICK is a Director in the Litigation Practice Group and focuses his practice on personal injury, employment law and insurance bad faith litigation.
Obtained a multi-million dollar settlement for a family in a Texas railroad negligence case.
Assisted in the 2005 Orlando trial of boy band guru Lou Pearlman resulting in a $15 million against Pearlman and a number of his companies.
Litigated injury and employment discrimination cases in each of Florida’s federal district courts.
Participated in multi-district litigation and class actions involving faulty products proven to have injured consumers.
Represented the Florida Department of Corrections, Department of Children and Families, Department of Elder Affairs, and other government entities in complex employment litigation throughout Florida.
Served 20 years as a staff writer and editor for the Florida Bar Journal, including 11 years as editor-in-chief.
Twice recognized by the Supreme Court of Florida for his advocacy on behalf of children as a volunteer attorney for the Second Circuit Guardian Ad Litem Program.
Clerked for former Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Raymond Ehrlich and Second Circuit Chief Judge George S. Reynolds III during law school.
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Member, Florida Bar Trial Lawyers Section.
Member, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers.
Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
Admitted to trial bars of all federal courts in Florida.
Admitted to bar of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Veteran, U.S. Navy and U.S. Peace Corps.
Member, Administrative Board, Trinity United Methodist Church.
Active in Rotary International and Gideons International.
President, Tallacon, Inc., non-profit drug and alcohol treatment program, 2000-Present.
Received Juris Doctor, Florida State University College of Law, 1989.
Received Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism, University of Florida, 1980.