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John P. Cardillo

Naples Personal Injury Lawyer

John P. Cardillo is a native of Fort Lee, New Jersey. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Furman University in 1964, continued onto West Virginia University for graduate work and subsequently received his JD from the University of South Carolina in 1968.

He is admitted to:

  • South Carolina Bar – U.S. District Court, District Court of South Carolina and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • New York Bar – U.S. District, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (1970)
  • Florida Bar and U.S. Tax Court (1972)
  • U.S. District Court, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida (1977)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit (1978)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (1981)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (1984)

John’s primary practice areas are:

  • Personal injury
  • Wrongful death
  • Insurance
  • Business litigation
  • Real estate transactions
  • Wills & Trusts

In addition to the primary areas of practice noted above, John has devoted his time to being a member of the following:

  • The Florida Bar – Member, Board of Governors (1992-2002)
  • Collier County Bar Association – President (1976)
  • Inns of Court, Founding Board of Directors, Michael R.N. McDonnell Chapter, (1996 – Present)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America – Sustaining Member
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers. Member (1983-1988), Chairman, Collier County Environmental Advisory Committee, Past Board Member and Chairman
  • Furman University Alumni Board – Board of Directors (1981-1986)
  • Y.M.C.A. of Collier County Board of Directors and President (1974-1981)
  • Naples Leadership School – Board of Directors and President (1978-1980)
  • Naples Area Chamber of Commerce – Board of Directors and President (1990-1996)
  • Naples Fine Art Society – Board of Directors and President
  • Gene & Mary Sarazen Foundation – Board of Advisors (1997 – Present)
  • Edison Community College – Board of Trustees (1998-1999)
  • Neighborhood Health Clinic – Founding Board of Directors and President (1998 – Present)
  • Terra Cotta Charities – Board of Directors and President (2000 – Present)
  • Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission – Commissioner (2004 – 2010)
  • Lecture: Civil and Criminal Litigation at Pomor State University Law School in Arkhangelsk, Russia (2008)
  • Presenter: Human Rights International Symposium in Arkhangelsk, Russia (2008)

John’s personal recognitions include the following:

  • Florida Bar G. Kirk Haas Humanitarian Award (2001)
  • Naples Daily News Outstanding Citizen Award (2005)
  • American Institute of Public Service, Jefferson Award (2005)
  • Donald Van Koughnet “Lion of the Law” Award for Professionalism – Collier County Judiciary (2003)
  • Collier County Bar Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Listed in Who’s Who in America & Who’s Who in American Law
  • Leading Florida Attorney
  • Florida Trend Elite Attorney
  • Wall Street Journal’s Top Attorneys in Florida
  • AV Preeminent Rated (Highest Rating), Martindale-Hubbell
  • Fort Lee High School, New Jersey Hall of Fame
  • National Italian American Bar Association Outstanding Attorney Award

To schedule a consultation with our personal injury lawyers in Naples, please contact us today at (239) 307-0443.

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