Jim Nosich is a competitive trial attorney who pursues his clients’ best interests in the areas of negligence, corporate liability or medical malpractice.
Jim came from modest means, growing up on the south side of Chicago in a family from Croatian decent and heritage. He credits his steel worker father for his strict work ethic and great family life. After graduating from Mt. Carmel High School, he left Chicago for the University of Miami to fulfill his interests in the sciences. He holds bachelors’ degrees in both marine science and geology. Attending upper level classes in the field of biology and chemistry built a framework that has allowed Jim to excel in the practice of medical malpractice.
After graduating from the University of Miami, Jim worked full-time at Liberty Mutual Insurance Company while attending the University of Miami School of Law. While working at Liberty Mutual, Jim evaluated risks, investigated claims, and proposed recommendations for a safe work environment in various areas of industry. This experience has been a great benefit to him in the practice of evaluating claims related to architecture and engineering liability, construction, transportation, premises liability and medical related injuries.
Since 1990, Jim has had an active trial practice that led to acceptance in the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates. He is currently the President of the Miami Chapter. His trial practice consists of professional, general and corporate liability including medical malpractice. In the general liability field, Jim has taken an active role in both security and premises liability cases while also handling transportation related issues. He has also represented one of the world’s largest oil companies on issues dealing with contract law and product liability.
Jim is a member of the U.S. District Court for the Southern, Northern and Middle Districts of Florida; the Eleventh Circuit of the United Stated Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States. In the past, The Florida Bar appointed Jim, as its representative, to the Board of Governors for the Florida Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association. Jim also holds an “Preeminent AV” rating from Martindale Hubbell.
Jim has conducted many lectures in his areas of practice. Recently, he has focused his participation in educational programs dealing with trial techniques and strategies. Jim has also made himself available for numerous media interviews including Court TV.