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John Tolley

John Tolley

JT Law Firm PA
  • Insurance Claims, Criminal Law, White Collar Crime ...
  • Florida, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania
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Biography

John Tolley is a former Prosecutor & Insurance Defense lawyer licensed in the States of New York, Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Mr. Tolley has tried over 45 criminal and civil jury trials. He is the co-owner and a partner in JT Law Firm where he represents clients in disputes regarding homeowner's insurance claims and criminal defense.

Mr. Tolley attended Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2014. While in law school, Mr. Tolley was an active member of the Nova Trial Association and the Moot Court Society, representing his law school in several trials and appellate advocacy competitions nationwide. Prior to attending law school, he graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science and Double Major in Legal Studies and Criminal Justice.

Upon graduating with honors from law school, Mr. Tolley served as a prosecutor handling thousands of felony and misdemeanor cases. He numerous jury trials and was quickly promoted to a special unit prosecutor handling violent first-degree felonies including attempted murders.

After serving as a prosecutor, Mr. Tolley entered private practice handling large caseloads as an attorney with a Civil Litigation Insurance Defense Firm. While practicing at this firm, he represented multiple AAA-rated insurance carriers including Citizens Property, ASI, ARK Royal, Prepared, Progressive, Security First, and Weston.

Mr. Tolley continues to be actively involved in his community. Since 2014, he mentored and developed the next wave of Law graduates serving as a head coach for Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad School of Law's mock trial program.

Practice Areas
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Property Insurance
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    White Collar Crime
    DUI & DWI
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    30 minute free consultations.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    On some matters my office will accept contingency fees per the rules of the State Bar.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
The Florida Bar
ID Number: 112223
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New Jersey
New Jersey Courts
ID Number: 321222020
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 5788161
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Pennsylvania
Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
JT Law Firm PA
- Current
Associate
Private Insurance Defense Firm
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Assistant State Attorney
Office of the State Attorney 17th Judicial Circuit
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Education
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
J.D. (2014) | Law
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Honors: Top 3rd of Graduating Class. Order of Barristers.
Activities: Mock Trial Executive Board Member and Competitor. Moot Court General Member and Competitor.
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University of Central Florida
B.A. (2011) | Legal Studies & Criminal Justice
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Honors: Deans list
Activities: Trial Team, Executive Board Member &Team Captain
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Awards
Rising Stars for 2021 - 2022
Super Lawyers
John Tolley was selected to Rising Stars for 2021 - 2022. This peer designation is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors. Prior to becoming an attorney, he studied
Top 100
The National Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Membership is extended only to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile.
Excellence in Insurance Law
Lawyers of Distinction
On November 3, 2020, the organization “Lawyers of Distinction” recognized JT Law Firm’s Attorney John Tolley for excellence in Insurance Law. The organization, Lawyers of Distinction’s primary mission is to promote excellence and diversity in the legal profession. In order to be selected by Lawyer’s of Distinction for membership, attorneys are selected based upon a thorough review and vetting process.
Top 1% Insurance Coverage
Premier Lawyers of America
New York, New York - Attorney John Tolley has been selected for membership in Premier Lawyers of America, a prestigious, invitation-only organization which recognizes the top 1% of attorneys in America.
Top 40 Under 40
Premier Lawyers of America
New York, New York - Attorney John Tolley has been selected for membership in Premier Lawyers of America, a prestigious, invitation-only organization which recognizes the top 1% of attorneys in America.
Excellence in Trial Advocacy
Order of the Barristers
The Order provides national recognition for individuals who have excelled in advocacy and service at their respective schools.
Professional Associations
State Bar of New York
Member
Current
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The Florida Bar  # 0112223
Member
Current
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New York State Bar Assocation
Member
- Current
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Jewish National Fund
Sabra Member and Brooklyn Cabinet Board Member
- Current
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New York City Bar Assocation
Member
- Current
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Broward County Bar Association, Young Lawyers' Section
General member
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Broward County Bar Association
General member
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Broward County Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
Executive Board Member
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Speaking Engagements
Mentor/Menttee Success Stories, Fort Lauderdale
Broward County Bar Association
Contact & Map
JT Law Firm PA (New York City)
395 Ave X
2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11223
Toll-Free: (855) 585-2997
Telephone: (718) 650-5858
Monday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
JT Law Firm PA (South Florida)
433 Plaza Real Suite 275
Suite 275
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Toll-Free: (855) 585-2997
Telephone: (954) 996-9996
Notice: By Appointment Only
JT Law Firm PA (Central Florida)
411 North Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32801
Toll-Free: (855) 585-2997
Telephone: (407) 597-7777
Notice: By Appointment Only