Joseph N. Nusbaum is a bilingual (Spanish) native of the South Florida area, having graduated from high school in Miami Beach. He attended the University of Miami, where he received his B.A. in 1993. Joe then spent one year as a middle school teacher before attending Nova Southeastern University School of Law, where he received his J.D. in 1997. While in law school, Joe earned Dean's list honors, and was a staff member on The Journal of International and Comparative Law. Joe was selected as a Certified Legal Intern at the Broward County State Attorney's Office where he was responsible for leading several jury trials that lead to criminal convictions.
Now a partner in the firm, Joe specializes in matters dealing in Medical Malpractice, Auto Accidents, Faulty or Unsafe Products, Premises Liability, and Nursing Home Negligence. His trial accomplishments include the well publicized matter of Amora v. State of Florida, Department of Children and Families that resulted in the largest jury verdict in history against that entity (35 million dollars). Joe has achieved and retained the highest rating, 'AV', by Martindale-Hubbell, which is an independent lawyer rating publication based upon peer review.
Joe's accomplishments in the legal field include: 2002 Lawyer of the Year for Juvenile Advocacy; Palm Beach County Lawyer of the Month, March 2002; Invitation to join U.S. Millionares Club; 2005 Gold Level Recognition - Pro Bono Contribution; Pro Bono Recognition, Young Lawyers Division, by Florida Supreme Court Justice Pariente; 2004 Florida Bar Pro Bono Service Award; Tobias Simon Award for Pro Bono Service.
Joe is a member of The Florida Bar; American Bar Association; The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers. Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County; Dade County Young Lawyers Division, and the Palm Beach, Broward and Dade County Bar Associations.