Attorney William S. Graessle has been Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in Appellate Practice since 1998. Board certification is the Florida Bar’s “Legal Expert” status. The latest figures provided by the Florida Bar indicate only 172 out of almost 100,000 lawyers licensed to practice law in Florida are licensed as Board Certified Appellate Specialists. He has been an appellate expert for longer than any other Jacksonville attorney. Board certified lawyers have met The Florida Bar’s highest standards for special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in the practice of law. A board certified appellate lawyer must demonstrate substantial involvement with appellate practice, passed an examination administered by the Florida Bar and a peer review assessment of his or her competence in the specialty of appeals, and satisfy continuing legal education requirements. His reputation has also earned him an AV-Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell, meaning that Mr. Graessle’s legal peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. Along with being an expert in appeals, Mr. Graessle has practiced law in Jacksonville for almost thirty years. During his career, he has focused solely on civil litigation and civil appeals. He is one of the few attorneys in the state who has personally handled over two-hundred appeals.
We offer direct, personalized service. When you hire William S. Graessle, P.A., you get the full attention of two attorneys: William S. Graessle and Jonathan W. Graessle. William S. Graessle personally handles or oversees every case in his office. We will not hand your case off to a paralegal or an associate whom you have never met. Our attorneys pride themselves on being available and responsive, and many clients are reassured of our commitment when they receive e-mails or phone calls from the attorneys or have appointments scheduled after hours or on weekends. You will always be in direct contact with either William S. Graessle or Jonathan W. Graessle as your case progresses. Further, while our rates are commensurate with our experience and expertise, our small size allows us to provide more efficient representation than one would likely experience with a larger firm, and we have the ability to be flexible on financial arrangements with our clients. We pride ourselves on being your attorneys.