James A. Bonaquist, Jr.

James A. Bonaquist, Jr.

A native of Schenectady, New York, James A. Bonaquist Jr. attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1982. He then went on to Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, FL, and graduated Cum Laude with his JD in 1986. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1986 and the US District Court Middle District of Florida in 1987.

Primary areas of practice:

  • Business and corporate matters, including disputes among shareholders and partners
  • Construction law, including construction defects and other matters relating to the construction of residential and commercial properties
  • Construction lien law
  • Contracts
  • Real estate, including matters relating to breaches of listing and sales contracts, landlord and tenant disputes, foreclosures, and partitions
  • Fraud, embezzlement, and breaches of fiduciary duties
  • Unfair and deceptive competition and trade practices

Member of the following:

  • Collier County Bar Association
  • Trial Lawyers Sections, Collier County and Florida Bars
  • Florida Justice Association (formerly known as the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers)
  • American Association for Justice (formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
  • Collier Building Industry Association
  • Leadership Collier Foundation

Professional and civic involvement:

  • Past President, Collier County Bar Association
  • Past President, Trial Lawyer Section of the Collier County Bar Association
  • Past Chairman, Grievance Committee for the 20th Judicial Circuit
  • Leadership Collier Class of 2003 graduate
  • American Cancer Society board member
  • Naples Rotary Club member
  • Preeminent rated AV in the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory (highest rating) for over 20 years

To schedule a consultation with Jim or one of our lawyers in Naples, contact us today at 239-774-2229.