Joseph Wolsztyniak brings a wealth of experience in serious personal injury and complex commercial litigation to the law firm of Gary Roberts & Associates. Having practiced as a partner in some of some Florida's largest law firms, Mr. Wolsztyniak has led a firm's construction law division and handled catastrophic injury cases involving railroads, trucking companies and highway construction contractors on DOT projects. He was also Deputy Corporation Counsel and Head of Litigation for the Mayor of Maui and handled the five-month long Bishop Trust trial in Honolulu. In addition, he served as a Delegate to the U.S./China Joint Session on Trade, Investment and Economic Law, accompanying the U.S. Advisory Committee headed by U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese and Illinois Attorney General Neil Hartigan, to meet with the People's Republic of China's Minister of Justice Zou Yu and the Chinese Advisory Committee in Beijing, China.
Mr. Wolsztyniak received his Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Illinois University with a major in Marketing. He later earned his Juris Doctor law degree from John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. He is licensed to practice law by the Supreme Courts of the States of Florida, Hawaii and Illinois. He is also licensed in the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois (including Special Trial Bar Admission); the District of Hawaii; and the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. Additionally, he is licensed in the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. Tax Court, and the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the 7th, 9th, 11th and Federal Circuits.
Having lived among many cultures and ethnic groups in numerous states over the years, Mr. Wolsztyniak has gained a unique perspective which serves him well when dealing with global multinationals and commercial transactions and litigation involving international trade and foreign markets.