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James Gordon, III

Frohlich Gordon & Beason, PA
18501 Murdock Cir Ste 103
Port Charlotte, FL 33948-4002
(941) 979-9010
www.fgblawfirm.com


Jay is one of the three founding members of Frohlich, Gordon & Beason, P.A.  He has been representing injured victims and their loved ones throughout southwest Florida since graduating from the Florida State University College of Law in 2002.  Jay focuses his practice on personal injury and wrongful death matters, including automobile negligence, premises liability, and general negligence claims.  His professional achievements and legal skills in this practice area has earned him recognition as a Florida Super Lawyer Rising Star since 2010.  Fewer than 2.5% of lawyers in the State of Florida are named a Florida Super Lawyer Rising Star.

Jay is also heavily involved in civic and community organizations.  He has served as the chairperson of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee in Charlotte County, which is the group responsible for investigating citizens' complaints against local attorneys.  Jay has been a member of the Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors for seven years, and presently serves as the Board President.  Among his many other community activities, Jay volunteers at his church, and coaches his daughters' youth soccer teams.
     
Based upon his professional and community activities, Jay was honored to be selected as Fellow in the inaugural class of the Florida Bar Leadership Academy.  He was selected to join the class of 60 Fellows from a pool of over 300 applicants.  The Florida Bar Leadership Academy was created under the leadership of then Florida Bar President, Eugene Pettis, to cultivate a diverse network of emerging and experienced leaders committed to improving the administration of justice.

Bar Admissions

Florida, 2002
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

Education

Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
J.D. - 2002
Honors: With Honors
Florida State University
B.A. - 1997

Honors and Awards

"Rising Star" by Law and Politics Magazine
"Super Lawyers", 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

Florida Bar, Member
Charlotte County, Member
Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Member
Leadership Charlotte, Member, 2005
Natural Resources Defense Council, Member

Pro Bono Activities

Mentor, Sierra Club
Volunteer, Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity
Member, Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity
Member, Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity, Executive Committee
Member, Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity, Development Committee
Member, Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity, Nominating Committee