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James O. Cunningham
Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A.
Since its founding in 1977, the Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A. has been aggressively representing clients in personal injury, car, truck, motorcycle, and other types of accidents. The firm exclusively handles injury and wrongful death cases.
Overall Rating
A+
Jim's reputation is impeccable. I have practiced law in this community for almost 30 years and know Jim is among the cream of the crop.
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Orlando Personal Injury Law Firm Overview - James O. Cunningham
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Surgical Errors
  • Cruise Ship Accidents/Injuries
  • Mesothelioma
  • ATV Accidents
  • Auto Accident
  • Boating Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Burn Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Dog Bite/Animal Bite/Attacks
  • Jet Ski Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Theme Park Accidents
  • Train Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Defective Medical Devices
  • Defective Hip Implants
  • Defective Motor Vehicles
  • Defective Toys
Lawyer Addresses
State Address 1 Address 2 City Zipcode
Florida 236 South Lucerne Circle East - Orlando 32801
Work Experience
Position From To
Partner at Billings, Morgan & Cunningham P.A. 1981 1985
Associate at Billings, Durie & Morgan P.A. 1980 1981
Associate at Billings & Durie P.A. 1979 1980
Adjunct Professor of Law at Barry University School of Law 2010 present
Associate at Fisher & Matthews P.A. 1977 1979
Managing Partner at Law Offices of James O. Cunningham P.A. 2005 present
Partner at Billings, Cunningham, Morgan & Boatwright P.A. 1999 2005
Partner at Billings, Cunningham & Morgan P.A. 1994 1999
Managing Partner at Cunningham & Morgan P.A. 1992 1994
Managing Partner at Billings & Cunningham P.A. 1990 1992
Managing Partner at Billings, Cunningham & Mitchell P.A. 1987 1989
Partner at Billings & Cunningham P.A. 1985 1987
University(ies)/Colleges Attended
University Name Degree Majors Year
Reformed Theological Seminary M.A.B.S - 2003
Rollins College M.S.M - 1975
Florida State University B.S. - 1973
Law Schools
Law School Name Degree Year
Florida State University College of Law Juris Doctor 1977
Jurisdictions admitted to practice
State License status Year acquired
Florida Good Standing 1977
Wisconsin Good Standing 1985
Washington, D.C. Active 1986
Languages spoken
  • English, Spanish
Military Service: No
Professional Association Memberships
  • Charter Member - American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Chapter President - American Board of Trial Advocates
  • National Board of Directors - American Board of Trial Advocates
  • National Board of Directors - American Association for Justice
  • National Board of Directors - Florida Justice Association
  • Board of Directors - FSU College of Law Alumni Association
  • Board of Governors - Florida Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association
Board Certifications
Certification Name Granting Organization Year
Florida's Legal Elite Florida Trend Magazine 2010
Life Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum Million Dollar Advocates Forum 2008
AV Rating Martindale-Hubbell 1987
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer Florida Bar 2014
Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers Martindale-Hubbell 1987
Florida Super Lawyer Super Lawyers 2014
Board Certified Civil Trial Advocacy National Board of Trial Advocacy 1985
2013 Top Rated Lawyer in 'Personal Injury Law' Martindale-Hubbell 2013
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer Florida Bar 1984
Top 100 Trial Lawyers The National Trial Lawyers 2013
Florida Super Lawyer Super Lawyers 2016
Florida Super Lawyer Super Lawyers 2013
Board Certified, Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy National Board of Trial Advocacy 2012
Florida Super Lawyer Super Lawyers 2012
Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in America Law Dragon 3000 2012
Speaking Engagements
Presentation Name Conference Date
Advanced Personal Injury: Mastering Your Practice National Business Institute: Continuing Legal Education for Professionals 2008
Awards and Credentials
  • Super Lawyer Designation
  • Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Published Opinions
Article Publication Date
Maximizing a Client's Recovery Using Trial Exhibits & Medical Illustrations Orlando Personal Injury Law 2011
Florida Personal Injury Law: Government Immunity Orlando PI Blog 2010
Florida Personal Injury Law: Wrongful Death Lawsuits Orlando PI Blog 2010
Florida Personal Injury Law: Joint And Several Liability Orlando PI Blog 2010
Florida Personal Injury Law: Vicarious Liability Orlando PI Blog 2010
Florida Personal Injury Law: Affirmative Defenses Orlando PI Blog 2010
Florida Personal Injury Law: Burden Of Proof Orlando PI Blog 2010
What is Uninsured Motorist Coverage? Orlando PI Blog 2010