John R. Saalfield




Florida (Retired)
United States Supreme Court


John “Jack” Saalfield was the firm’s founding shareholder. Jack graduated from Duke University, where he was a member of the varsity golf team, then obtained his law degree from the University of Toledo. Following four years of service as a Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, he relocated to Jacksonville where he litigated for more than thirty-five years. Jack’s career was focused on providing representation and counsel on insurance defense matters.

Jack has a wealth of trial and practice experience and has achieved numerous defense verdicts on behalf of his clients. He was AV Preeminent rated and has been recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer.


The Florida Bar (Retired, Executive Counsel 1987)
The Jacksonville Bar Association (President, Young Lawyer Section 1976)
North Florida Medical Malpractice Claims Council (President, 1993)
Association of Insurance Attorneys
Jacksonville Association of Defense Lawyers
Florida Defense Lawyers Association
International Association of Insurance Counsel

Awards & Recognitions

AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell


B.A., Duke University, 1963
J.D., University of Toledo, 1966