Jim Nosich is a competitive trial attorney who pursues his clients’ best interests when defending charges of negligence, corporate liability or medical malpractice. His clients know that he remains accessible while achieving results and being conscientious of time spent and costs incurred.
Jim came from modest means, growing up on the south side of Chicago. 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 an interest in marine science. 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, they trained Jim to evaluate risks, investigate claims, and propose recommendations for a safe work environment in various areas of industry. Although he had many interests, Jim focused on transportation and construction related safety issues. This experience has been a great benefit to him in the practice of insurance defense, including architecture and engineering liability, construction and transportation related accidents, and premises liability.
Since 1990, Jim has had an active trial practice that led to acceptance in the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates. His trial practice consists of professional, general and corporate liability defense. In medical malpractice, Jim has focused on both the individual healthcare provider and hospital liability. 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. He is a long time member of the International Association of Defense Counsel, the Eleventh Circuit of the United Stated Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States. The Florida Bar appointed him, as its representative, to the Board of Governors for the Florida Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association. Jim also holds an “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.