Trial Attorney

Tad Griffin

Trial Attorney Tad GriffinTad Griffin is one of our most versatile and knowledgeable attorneys. He worked in many facets of the law before joining The Law Firm of Pajcic & Pajcic in 1994. Since then he has been lead attorney in more than 300 cases with total recoveries in excess of $100 million.

Tad is a Board Certified Specialist in Civil Trial Law with an AV rating who serves on the Board of Directors of AIEG, the pre-eminent plaintiff's organization for motor vehicle crashworthiness. One of Tad's trials resulted in a verdict of over $5 million, twice the amount of the defendant's highest offer. Tad started his career as an Assistant Public Defender and worked in several prestigious firms before joining Pajcic & Pajcic.

Tad is the author of "Practice and Procedure in Handling an Automobile Case," Florida Automobile Insurance Law, 4th Ed., The Florida Bar. He is listed in Strathmore's Who's Who and has been named to Florida Super Lawyers every year since 2006. Tad is also a former Adjunct Professor at a local college.

Personal Interests

Tad enjoys spending time with his wife Gisela and their three children. He and Gisela also try to visit Tad's elderly mom every day. Tad is passionate about golf even though he no longer quite shoots par. He loves traveling to Colorado for golf and skiing.

Public Service

Tad is on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and served as President in 2013. He is also a Board member of AIEG, Florida Coastal School of Law Foundation and Deerwood Country Club. He is a former Board Member of Habitat for Humanity, and a current Rotary Member.

Education

  • B.A., University of Montana, 1980 (with high honors)
  • J.D., University of Florida, 1983

Memberships

  • Jacksonville and American Bar Associations
  • The Florida Bar (Member, Board Certification Committee, (1998-2000)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • President, ABOTA - Jacksonville (2013)
  • Florida Justice Association
  • American Association for Justice

Credentials

Lee T. Griffin, born in Indianapolis, Indiana; admitted to the bar 1984, Florida; 1985, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida.

  • Delta Theta Phi
  • Assistant Public Defender, 1984-1985
  • Matthews Osborne Firm, 1986-1987
  • Marks Gray Firm, 1988-1994
  • Florida Trend Magazine's list of Legal Elites in 2015 in the civil trial category
  • Strathmore's Who's Who
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-present
  • Author, "Practice and Procedure in Handling an Automobile Case," Florida Automobile Insurance Law, 4th Ed., The Florida Bar
  • Board Certified Specialist in Civil Trial Law
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Advocacy Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (1992-present)

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Trucking Litigation

Tad Griffin's work at Pajcic & Pajcic includes:

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Pajcic & Pajcic
1 Independent Dr Suite 1900
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Local: 904-358-8881

Fax: 904-354-1180