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Joseph B. Stokes, III
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Jacksonville Attorney
Joseph B. Stokes, III

Phone: 904.355.4401


Languages: English

Joe Stokes, a Jacksonville native, is a shareholder in the firm’s litigation department. He has extensive jury trial experience in defending companies in personal injury actions. He has practiced in the area of insurance defense for 20 years and has handled all types of personal injury and wrongful death cases, including premises liability, pharmacy malpractice, trucking cases, automobile accidents and products liability. He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, its highest ranking.

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida


  • B.A., Stetson University, 1988
  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law Samford University, 1991


  • The Florida Bar
  • The Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Association of Defense Counsel
  • Chester Bedell Inn of Court
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Past Associate Editor, American Journal of Trial Advocacy
  • Primerus Defense Institute

Publications and Speaking Engagements:

  • “Maryland vs. Craig and the Confrontation Clause: When Does Confront Mean Confront?,” American Journal of Trial Advocacy Volume 14:2
  • Lecture: “Subrogation, Contribution & Indemnity,” Primerus Defense Institute, Naples, Florida, April 2011

Joseph B. Stokes, III is a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.

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Saalfield Shad, P.A.

245 Riverside Avenue
Suite 400
Jacksonville, FL 32202
United States

Law Firm Contact: Richard Stoudemire

Tel: 904.355.4401

Fax: 904.355.3503



Member Since: 2009

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