James D. Park, P.A. has had an office in Venice, Florida, since 1996. The firm provides legal services for clients in Sarasota County, as well as Charlotte and Manatee Counties. Not only do we represent local clients, but we represent many out-of-state clients as well. James D. Park, P.A. handles various types of civil litigation. We also handle any type of accident or Personal Injury and Wrongful Death action. If you are injured and are unable to come to our office, the attorney will gladly come to see you at home or in the hospital, where ever you may be. In cases where Wills and Estate matters are disputed, we handle Probate Litigation as well. We also mediate civil litigation cases. Our attorney is Certified as a Circuit Civil Mediator.
James D. "Jim" Park was raised locally and graduated from Venice High School. After graduating from Yale University in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, Jim went into the United States Navy. While in the Navy, Jim was selected to attend law school in 1976. Jim graduated from Florida State University College of Law with honors in 1979 and then served five years in the Judge Advocate’s General (JAG) Corps. While in the JAG Corps, Jim was heavily involved in military trials. He also spent time handling injury and loss claims that were made against the Department of the Navy. In that capacity, Jim received the Navy Commendation Medal for his service.
In 1985, Jim returned home to Venice. For slightly less than a year, he served as an Assistant State Attorney, working and trying cases in Sarasota County. He then went into private practice, first with a local law firm and now, for many years, in his own practice.
Jim practices in the field of civil litigation, with an emphasis on injury and death cases, including motor vehicle collisions, and slip and fall cases. He also handles cases involving disputes arising from trusts and estates, including will and trust contests,
Jim is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator. He can act as a Mediator in an attempt to help parties settle disputes or claims in civil matters.
Motor Vehicle. Motorcycle. and Bicycle Collisions:
The aftermath of a collision is a confusing and frightening time, especially if you or a loved one has been injured or someone has died. You have to deal with the other driver, the police, emergency medical personnel, and doctors at the hospital. After that, the insurance companies start to call. How will I get medical treatment? How will I pay my bills? What will happen to my family? What will happen to me?
The most important thing you can do when you have been injured in a collision, after you have taken care of your injuries, is to obtain legal assistance. Jim provides a comprehensive case evaluation in injury and death cases, at no charge. Police reports can be obtained and reviewed, photographs taken, witnesses interviewed and evidence can be collected and secured, as necessary.
If you become a client, Jim will assist you and will deal with the insurance companies, both yours and the ones on the other side. He and his staff will work with your doctors, hospitals, and therapists to see that your damage claim is comprehensive and well documented. Jim will represent and assist you in obtaining fair compensations for your injury or loss, either through trial or settlement.
Jim provides assistance to clients involved in civil disputes. This includes contract law, consumer issues, landlord-tenant, and business disputes. Please call him if you have a legal problem and need advice and representation.