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SELECTED 2013-2017

Meet your Jacksonville Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, & Family Law Lawyers

Reid Hart

Criminal Defense

Reid graduated Cum Laude from the Stetson University College of Law, ranking in the top 10% of his class. A recipient of the Victor O. Wehle Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy and William F. Blews Award for Pro Bono Service in law school, he is on his way to becoming an award winning lawyer. Although he is a Jacksonville native, Reid earned his law degree and worked at law firms in the Tampa/St. Petersburg area. He remained in the St. Petersburg area after law school where he gained invaluable experience working as a criminal defense attorney.


John M. Phillips, B.C.S.

Personal Injury
Wrongful Death

John M. Phillips practices personal injury, civil rights, wrongful death and is an award winning, Board Certified Expert in Civil Trial Law. He has many million and multi-million dollar settlements and jury verdicts in automobile crash cases, trucking negligence cases, medical malpractice cases and more.



Matthew Hunt

Family Law

Mr. Hunt was born and raised in Tampa, FL. He obtained a Bachelors of Science in Business Management, while earning both Deans and Presidents list awards at Florida State University, in Tallahassee, FL. Then obtained his Juris Doctorate at Florida Coastal School of Law, where he studied Family Law while also earning a Certificate in Sports and Entertainment Law, and earning both Book Awards and Deans List Honors.

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Automobile Accident

$2.6 Million Jury Verdict against Volusia County. Trial televised on Good Morning America.

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Wrongful Death

Represented the family of Jordan Davis and oversaw criminal prosecution of his killer, media relations of internationally reported case and confidential civil settlement

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Medical Malpractice

Confidential settlement of over 100 cases against a pediatric dentist who faces prosecution for fraud based on abuse of children.

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People don't realize the value of having someone in your corner that is not out for the money...it's hard to find people like that.  

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America’s Greatest Enemy: The Unevolving Virus of Prejudice | John Phillips | TEDxJacksonville

NBC / ABC Affiliate Spotlights Our Office on First Coast Living

Thanks to Curtis for coming out to the beach office.

NBC’s Today Show features the Story of Phillips’s Client Erin Joynt

ABC’s Good Morning America covers Our Office’s Pediatric Dental Malpractice Case.