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Thomas J. Jerla, Esq.

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Local: (561) 367-8777
Toll Free: (866) 608-5529

3700 Airport Rd
#401
Boca Raton, Florida 33431

Mr. Jerla currently focuses his practice on personal injury accidents as well as select criminal defense matters. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Jerla spent more than five years defending insurance companies, individuals and businesses in personal injury, first-party and third-party insurance claims and general commercial matters. He now brings this unique experience to advocating for victims of automobile accidents, negligent security and medical malpractice.

After graduating, cum laude, from Pace University law school in 2002, Mr. Jerla worked as an Assistant State Attorney in the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office for five years. During that time, he tried approximately 45 cases, including a tenure in the economic crimes division where he investigated and prosecuted allegations of investment fraud, insurance fraud, mortgage fraud, healthcare fraud, embezzlement and identity theft.

Mr. Jerla has been listed as an AV® Distinguished™ Peer Review rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell.

Education

J.D., Pace University School of Law, 2002
Cum Laude

B.S., Temple University, 1999 
Environmental Engineering Technology

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Florida, 2001
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Reported Cases

Intracoastal Point Condominium Ass’n v. Horowitz, 54 So.3d 528 (Fla. 3d DCA 2011)

Professional Affiliations

Florida Bar Association

Member, Student Education/Admissions to The Bar Committee
Member, Florida Bar Registered Paralegal Committee