Appellate Attorney

Bill Bald

Appellate Attorney Bill BaldBill has been practicing law in Jacksonville for over 40 years. His expertise is in appellate work and legal writing. He first worked at The Law Firm of Pajcic and Pajcic from 1976-1987, and we were delighted to have him rejoin the firm in 2013. Bill has appeared before the United States Supreme Court. His past work as a Certified Mediator gives him a unique perspective, and he has a wealth of knowledge on all legal issues.

The present focus of Bill’s practice is legal writing and oral argument at both the trial and appellate levels. He is a past member of the Florida Board of Bar Examiners, the Florida Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions, a Florida Bar Grievance Committee, and the Jacksonville Area Legal Aid Board of Directors. Bill graduated from Duke University and Harvard Law School.

Personal Interests

Bill enjoys playing bridge and spending time with his wife, two children and four grandchildren. He is also a fabulous cook. His specialty is baking bread from scratch.

Education

  • Duke University, A.B., 1970 (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)
  • Harvard University, J.D., 1973

Memberships

  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • The Georgia Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • American Trial Lawyers Association

Credentials

  • Member, Florida Board of Bar Examiners, 1983-1989, Chairman, Questions Committee, 1987-1989
  • Member, Florida Supreme Court Committee on standard jury instructions, 1990-1999
  • Member, Florida Bar Grievance Committee, 1982-1983
  • Board member, Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Inc., 1983-1985
  • Legal Aid volunteer attorney, 1973 to present

Courts

  • United States Supreme Court
  • All Florida and Georgia Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Practice Areas

  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Commercial Law

Reported Cases

Samilian v. Gottlieb, 36 So.3d 661 (Fla. 1 DCA, 2010)

Carroll v. Rango, Slip Copy (Fla. 2 DCA, 2014)

D.E. Wallace Const. Corp. v. Allstate Stell Co., Inc. of Jacksonville, 765 So.2d101 (Fla. 1 DCA, 2000)

Horace Mann Ins. Co. v. Chase, 23So.3d 715 (Fla. 1 DCA, 2009)

St. Luke’s Hosp. Ass’n v. Strollo 15 So.3d 881 (Fla. 1 DCA, 2009)

Khawam v. Collision Clinic Intern., Inc., 413 So.2d 827 (Fla. 1, DCA, 1982)

Thomas v. Jacksonville Television, Inc., 699 So.2d800 (Fla. 1, DCA, 1997)

Rushing v. Caribbean Food Products, 870 So.2d 953 (Fla. 1, DCA, 2004)

Daniel v. Holmes Lumber Co., 490 So.2d 1252 (Supreme Court of Florida, 1986)

Nauman v. Eason, 572 So.2d 982 (Fla 1, DCA, 1990)

Crawford v. Florida Steel Corp., 478 So.2d 855 (Fla. 1, DCA, 1985)

Christensen v. Bowen, 140 So.3d 498 (Supreme Court of Florida, 2014)

Clay Elec. Co-op., Inc. v. Johnson, 873 So.2d 1182 (Supreme Court of Florida, 2003)

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