About the Firm

Trial Lawyers – Real Relationships, Proven Results

Saalfield Shad, P.A. is a Jacksonville based, civil litigation law firm representing private companies, individuals, self-insured entities, and insurance companies throughout North and Central Florida, including the Panhandle, as well as Georgia since 1989.

With deep local ties, the attorneys in the firm have built a reputation for successful representation, proactive and personalized counsel, and outstanding client service.

The firm practices extensively in a great many areas of civil litigation including medical malpractice, premises liability, long-term care, assisted living facilities, products liability, professional liability, workers’ compensation, wrongful death, personal injury defense, automotive and trucking accidents, regulatory licensure investigations, commercial litigation, and general civil claims. The firm also provides mediation and arbitration services.

Our clients include hospitals, medical professionals, long-term care facilities, assisted living facilities, national retail, grocery, and franchised businesses, amusement parks, and professional sports franchises.

Our successful representation of our clients is steeped in our core values.

  • Authentic Relationships. It takes more than just being responsive and reliable to consistently achieve desirable outcomes for our clients. We build real relationships based on trust and mutual respect.
  • Dedicated Client Teams. Our clients are confident knowing their cases are handled by a team of committed attorneys and experienced staff. Our attorneys take a hands-on approach to achieve the best results on behalf of our clients.
  • Efficient, Effective Resolution. Our in-depth knowledge about our clients’ industries and business dynamics allows us to use our experience in a proactive and creative manner to reach effective resolution of most lawsuits.
  • Extensive Trial Experience. For lawsuits where resolution through mediation or arbitration is not possible, our attorneys have decades of combined trial experience in state and federal courts. We have the experience to achieve success in the courtroom if necessary.
  • Local Longevity. Many of the firm’s lawyers have roots in North Florida. We grew up here and have strong relationships in both the legal and business communities. We are here to stay.

The firm’s commitment to the highest level of client service has been recognized in the local and statewide legal communities as among the best in Florida. Saalfield Shad, P.A. is rated AV by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings System. Martindale-Hubbell’s AV rating is the highest level of professional excellence a firm can be ranked by its peers.

Saalfield Shad, P.A. is a member of Primerus, an international society of the world’s finest independent boutique law firms with nearly 200 member firms in 40 countries.