Attorney Profiles

Attorney Philip G. Thompson

phillip_g_thompson_attorney_at_law_west_palm_beach_florida_personal_injury_real_estate_law_defamation_claim_labor_and_employment_law_workers’_compensationBefore attorney Philip Thompson graduated with honors from the University of Florida College of Law in 1995, he graduated magna cum laude from Auburn University. A former member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Philip possesses no shortage of competence and intellectual curiosity, two traits that have served him well as he’s represented countless West Palm Beach and Port St. Lucie clients in legal cases over the past two decades.

Admitted to the Florida Bar in 1996 and licensed to practice law before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals later that year. Philip is also licensed to practice law before the U.S. District Court for both the Southern Court and Middle Districts Court of Florida. Philip was certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a circuit civil mediator in April 2015.

A member of the trial lawyers, workers’ compensation law and real estate law sections of the Florida Bar. Philip also serves as a legal member of the Palm Beach and North Palm Beach County bar associations, the Palm Beach County Justice Association, the Florida Justice Association, Florida Workers Advocates and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Philip boasts over 23 years of legal and trial experience with issues involving; personal injury law, workers’ compensation law and Social Security Disability law. Over the past decade, Philip has also gained experience providing legal real estate title and legal closing services as an agent for the Attorneys Title Fund out of West Palm Beach, FL.

Having formed Thompson & Thomas, P.A., in 2005, Philip and West Palm Beach attorney Charles Thomas provide first-rate legal counsel to residents of West Palm Beach and Port St. Lucie, as well as those living throughout Palm Beach, Broward, Martin, Indian River and Okeechobee counties.

Education

  • Florida College of Law — J.D., with honors (1995)
  • Auburn University — B.A., magna cum laude (1992)
    • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Admissions And Memberships

  • Florida State Bar Association (1996)
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals (1996)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (1996)
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida (1998)
  • Member of trial lawyers, workers’ compensation and real estate sections of the Florida State Bar Association
  • Member of the Palm Beach and North Palm Beach County bar associations
  • Member of the Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • Member of the Florida Justice Association
  • Member of the Florida Workers Advocates and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member of the Craig S. Barnard American Inn of Court
  • Certified agent of the Attorneys Title Fund
  • Florida Supreme Court-certified circuit civil mediator

Awards

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    2017 Florida Legal Elite in Florida Legal Trend Magazine

  • 2014-2019 named one of Florida’s Super Lawyers
  • Philip is particularly proud of his role in the verdict in the case of Hyatt v. Geo Group Inc., recognized by the Daily Business Review as the fifth-highest premises liability verdict in Florida during 2012. The total amount of the verdict was over $1.25 million.

Hobbies And Community Involvement

When not in the office, Phil enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, golfing and training in the martial arts. Phil also volunteers every year as an advance marshal for the Honda Classic golf tournament.

Attorney Charles D. Thomas

charles_d_thomas_attorney_at_law_west_palm_beach_florida_personal_injury_real_estate_law_defamation_claim_labor_and_employment_law_workers’_compensationBefore becoming a West Palm Beach, FL lawyer, Mr. Thomas received his B.S. degree in political science from Shepherd University. He attended college on a four-year athletic scholarship to play football and graduated cum laude in 1995. Mr. Thomas attended Nova Southeastern University School of Law and graduated in 1999. Attorney Charles D. Thomas served on the Moot Court Honor Society Board and represented Nova for two years at the Southern Region National Trial Competition. Attorney Charles D. Thomas was the recipient of the Krupnick, Campbell, et. al, P.A. Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy. He was awarded the Order of the Barrister by his professor for excellence in trial advocacy.

Mr. Thomas was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1999. He has been licensed to practice law in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida law since 2000.

Attorney Charles D. Thomas is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the Palm Beach County Bar Association, the St. Lucie Bar Association and the Florida chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association.

Attorney Charles D. Thomas has practiced in the areas of real estate law, labor and employment law, personal injury law and workers’ compensation law for the past 19 years. Attorney Charles D. Thomas is a partner in the law firm of Thompson & Thomas, P.A., in West Palm Beach, Florida, founded in 2005. Attorney Charles D. Thomas focuses on real estate legal matters, including short sale negotiations, loan modifications and foreclosure defense.

Attorney Charles D. Thomas has served as a lecturer in the past for Lorman Education Services on the topics of employment law, discrimination law, and workers’ compensation law. Attorney Charles D. Thomas presented a lecture in 2001 to the Florida chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association titled “How to Bring a Successful Workers’ Compensation Relation Claim.”

Attorney Charles D. Thomas has delivered presentations to the Palm Beach County Deaf Society, the Port St. Lucie Lupus Foundation and the Breast Cancer Support Group on the legal rights of those with disabilities in the workplace. Attorney Charles D. Thomas has been an outspoken advocate regarding those legal rights.

For many years, attorney Charles D. Thomas has been a proud supporter of the ALSAC St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital family by coordinating, planning and participating in several charitable events on behalf of the organization, including serving as co-chair of the 2006 Palm Beach Gala to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and serving as chair of that event in 2007.

Admissions And Memberships

  • Florida State Bar Association (1999)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (1999)
  • Member of the trial lawyers, employment lawyers and real estate sections of the Florida Bar
  • Member of the Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • Certified agent of the Attorneys Title Fund
  • Member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association

Hobbies And Community Involvement

Chuck has served as vice president of the baseball board for the Jupiter Tequesta Athletic Association (JTAA), currently serves a member of the JTAA Football Board and served on his church council. Chuck enjoys spending time with his family, fishing and coaching his children in their athletic endeavors.

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Thompson & Thomas, P.A., provides citizens of Port St. Lucie and West Palm Beach with over 40 years of experience in cases involving real estate law, employment law, Social Security Disability and personal injury. Call 561-651-4150 today to schedule your free consultation.

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