Robert Spohrer

Contact Information:
Phone: (904) 483-5332
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  • Listed as one of the Top 100 Trial Attorneys in the U.S.
  • International media coverage of cases by 60 Minutes, 20/20, The Washington Post, NPR, and the BBC
  • Specializes in aircraft disasters, medical negligence, defective products and insurance law cases
  • Has tried cases in State and Federal courtrooms and appeared before the United States Supreme Court

Robert Spohrer is the President, CEO and Senior Partner of Spohrer Dodd P.L. As a practicing attorney for 40 years, he has obtained verdicts and settlements for clients of more than 100 million dollars. His successful cases have been covered by international media including 60 Minutes, 20/20, The Washington Post, NPR, and the BBC.

Since admission to The Florida Bar in 1974, Spohrer has handled thousands of cases involving aircraft disasters, medical negligence, defective products and insurance law.  He has tried cases in State and Federal courtrooms and has appeared before the United States Supreme Court.  Spohrer has a great passion for aviation and is a licensed aircraft owner.  He also takes pride in devoting a considerable amount of his time to pro bono representation of others. 

Associations:

Member Inner Circle of Advocates
An invitation only organization of the top 100 trial lawyers in the country

Fellow International Academy of Trial Lawyers
Global association of trial attorneys

Fellow American Board of Trial Attorneys
Past Chair, Jacksonville Chapter

Member International Society of Barristers
Invitation only association of trial attorneys

Florida Bar
Chair Trial Lawyers Executive Council

Board Certifications

Florida Bar Board Certification in Civil Trial
Former chair of board of examiners

Florida Bar Board Certification in Aviation Law
Former chair of board of examiners 

Admissions

Florida Bar
United States District Courts, Florida (Middle, Northern & Southern Districts)
United States Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
United States Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
Pro Hac Admissions to multiple state courts

Awards

Florida Justice Association BJ Masterson Award for Professionalism
Lawyer of the Year-Jacksonville Daily Record
Florida Justice Association Crystal Eagle Award
Jax ABOTA Trial Lawyer of the Year
Servant Leader Award- Hands on Jacksonville
Fla Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite
Best Lawyers in America- Martindale Hubbell
Florida Super Lawyer

Presentations and Lectures

Adjunct Faculty in Trial Advocacy Florida Coastal School of Law
Mock Trial Coach Florida Coastal School of Law
White papers and lectures:
University of Florida College of Law
Florida Bar Association
Florida Justice Association
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Lawyer Pilot Bar Association
National Transportation Safety Board
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
SMU Aviation Symposium

Community Service – Past and Current

Former member of Board of Directors Jacksonville Port Authority
Former member of Board of Directors Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
Former chair of Board of Directors Southern Legal Counsel
Former chair of Hands on Jacksonville
Boy Scouts of America, North Florida Council