AREAS OF PRACTICE
Jeffrey J. Sneed
B.S., in Accounting, Florida State University 1982 (National Merit Scholar)
J.D., University of Florida 1986
Admitted to Florida Bar October 1986
Board Certified in Civil Trial Law 1996-Present
Member, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
Member, U. S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Member, Florida Justice Coalition
Member, Family Law Section of the Florida Bar
1986-1993: Anderson and Howell, Jacksonville Beach Florida, practice focused on personal injury trial practice including trials for medical malpractice, automobile accidents, product liability cases.
1993-2018: Eakin and Sneed, Atlantic Beach Florida, Partner/Managing Partner for a multi-lawyer civil litigation and corporate law firm. Broad based practice litigating for individuals and businesses throughout Florida.
Personal Injury: Representing Plaintiffs and Defendants in personal injury claims such as automobile accidents, fall down cases, negligent security, and sexual assault.
Employment Law: Federal and State litigation, primarily for employers of 15-150 employees, for claims involving discrimination based upon race, age, sex or disability, wage and hour claims, and claims related to non-competition contracts
Automobile Dealership Law: representing Independent Dealers in issues involving licensure, fraud prevention, Attorney General Investigations, and litigation relating to Replevins, and FDUTPA; representing individuals in claims and litigation involving fraud and FDUTPA against dealers.
Construction/Real Estate: Representing contractors in construction defect claims arising from real estate development, representing individuals in construction defect and construction lien litigation.
Corporate: Preparation of incorporation documents, shareholder agreements, buy/sell agreements for businesses and medical practices, litigation of shareholder rights issues.
Marital and Family Law: Divorce, contempt and enforcement matters, domestic and international child custody, paternity, modification and actions for support unconnected with dissolution.
Domestic Violence: Injunction hearings involving domestic and dating violence, abuse claims involving minors and the elderly.
Founding member and former Officer of the Jacksonville Beaches Bar Association, member Jacksonville Justice Association, and served on the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Employment Law Section of the Florida Bar.
Handling Accident Claims,
Young Lawyer’s Division of the Florida Bar, 1993-1997
Moot Trial Competition, (Judge) 2001, 2002, 2003
Assignments of Medicare or Medicaid
Florida Academy of Trial Lawyers Journal, March, 1993
The New Workers Compensation Act,
Florida Academy of Trial Lawyers Journal, March, 1994
Beaches Exchange Club, President, 2017-2019, 2005-2006
First Coast Metropolitan Planning Organization,
Citizens Advisory Board, 1999 – 2002
St. Johns County Roundtable 1998-2004,
Ponte Vedra Coalition, 1994-2004, Board Member 2002-2004
Palm Valley Community Association, Past President 1998-2000
National Eagle Scout Association