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Justin T. Patak Associate Attorney PRINT FRIENDLY

Justin T. Patak - Hickey Smith Dodd Justin Patak is an experienced litigator whose practice is focused on insurance defense claims predicated upon personal injuries and property damage, including general liability, premises liability, automobile accidents, food poisoning, dog bites, cycling accidents, construction defects, and first party homeowner’s claims. Justin began his legal career as an Assistant State Attorney for the 20th Judicial Circuit in Collier County, Florida, where he successfully prosecuted numerous jury trials. Immediately following his career as a prosecutor, Justin practiced federal compliance defense before turning to insurance defense. Prior to becoming an attorney, Justin had a successful career in enterprise sales and strategic sales management. Justin’s prior career included work on Wall Street and Madison Ave. in New York City. Justin is licensed to practice law in the State of Florida as well as all three US District Courts in Florida. Justin earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Flagler College, focused on Business Administration, and his Juris Doctorate from Ave Maria School of Law. Justin is a Native Floridian born and raised in Fort Myers. Justin currently lives in Wellington, Florida with his wife and their toddler son. Justin and his wife are very active people who love running, cycling, kayaking, and generally being on the water. Justin is also a diehard Miami Dolphins fan.


T/F (561) 221-6164


29 Broadway
Suite 2311
New York, NY 10006



JD, Ave Maria School of Law

BA, Flagler College


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United States District Courts for the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida