1501 San Marco Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32207

904.598.9282

866.709.8588

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Jacksonville Litigation Attorney

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Phone: 904.598.9282
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Assistant: Jennifer Bunnell
Phone: 904.598.9282
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Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Securities & Banking
  • FINRA/SEC/State Regulatory
  • Creditors Rights
  • Contracts/Commercial
  • Professional Liability
  • Fiduciary & Trust
  • Product Liability
  • Construction
  • Insurance & Bad Faith
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate & Developer
  • White Collar Criminal
  • Government Investigations
  • Civil Rights/Employment

 

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, J.D.
  • University of Florida, B.S.B.A (with honors)

Admissions

  • The Florida Bar
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Jacksonville Litigation Attorney

Geddes D. Anderson, Jr.

Geddes D. Anderson, Jr. is an experienced “AV” rated trial, appellate and arbitration attorney whose practice emphasizes litigation of civil cases. Prior to founding Murphy & Anderson, Mr. Anderson was a Jacksonville litigation attorney and partner with the litigation law firm Liles, Gavin, Costantino & Murphy. He has handled hundreds of civil cases including business litigation, professional liability, product liability, contract disputes, securities litigation, fiduciary disputes and personal injury matters. Mr. Anderson also handles criminal matters in Federal and State Court. He is admitted to The Florida Bar and licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Florida including the United States District Court for the Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. As a Jacksonville litigation attorney, Mr. Anderson has successfully tried at least 50 jury trials and has handled hundreds of arbitrations.

Mr. Anderson is also Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Business Litigation, the highest level of recognition for specialization by The Florida Bar requiring significant trial experience, rigorous testing and peer review. He has an “AV Preeminent” rating in the renowned Martindale-Hubbell legal directory, which is reserved for attorneys who have “usually practiced for many years, and [are] recognized for the highest levels of professional excellence.” Mr. Anderson currently serves as President of the Jacksonville Bar Association, whose membership exceeds 2100 attorney members. He has served on the Board of Governors for the Jacksonville Bar Association since 2005. Mr. Anderson is a member of the Federal Bar Association and Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar. Mr. Anderson was selected by his peers among the Best Lawyers in America (2012-2016), Florida Super Lawyers (2009-2016), and Florida Trend's "Legal Elite" (2010-2016). He also serves as a Master in the prestigious Chester Bedell Inn of Court.

Mr. Anderson attended law school at the University of Florida where his strong advocacy and writing skills earned him a position as a Teaching Assistant for Appellate Advocacy, a member of the Defense Counsel for the University of Florida Student Honor Court, and a student member of the Chester Bedell Inn of Court. After graduating from law school, Mr. Anderson accepted a position as an Assistant State Attorney where he gained extensive jury trial experience prosecuting cases ranging from murder to financial crimes.

Mr. Anderson was born in Atlanta, Georgia and lived in Greenwood, South Carolina and Pensacola, Florida before attending the University of Florida for undergraduate studies. At the University of Florida, Mr. Anderson held a variety of elected and appointed leadership positions in student government and other student organizations, including Florida Blue Key Honor Fraternity. Mr. Anderson earned his B.S.B.A. in Finance, with honors. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Anderson worked in the financial industry for Merrill Lynch & Company. While not practicing law, Mr. Anderson spends time with his wife and their three children.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
Florida Bar Association, Member
--Board Certified in Business Litigation (2011 - present)
--The Florida Bar, Grievance Committee, Fourth Judicial Circuit (2009-2012)
--Trial Lawyers Section
Federal Bar Association, Member
Jacksonville Bar Association, Member
-- President (2016-present)
-- President-Elect (2015-2016)
-- Treasurer (2014-2015)
-- Secretary (2013-2014)
--Board of Directors (2005-present)
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, Member
Chester Bedell Inn of Court (2013-2014 – Master; 2005-2008 – Barrister, 1996-1997 - Pupil)
Board of Trustees for St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School (2014-present)
All Saints Episcopal Church, Vestry Member (2017-present)

PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS:
Liles, Gavin, Costantino & Murphy (Partner)
Assistant State Attorney, Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida
Merrill Lynch & Co.
AT&T Wireless, formerly McCaw Cellular Communications

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
Teaching Assistant, Appellate Advocacy, University of Florida College of Law
Instructor, West Publishing Securities Litigation Program
Instructor, The Florida Bar, Practicing with Professionalism Seminar

FRATERNITIES:
Florida Blue Key Honor Fraternity
Sigma Alpha Epsilon

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