Saalfield Shad, P.A. shareholder, Richard Stoudemire, has been appointed to serve as Vice Chairman of the Primerus Defense Institute (PDI) Executive Committee.

Primerus is a society of the world’s finest independent, small to medium-sized law firms. With over 3,000 of the world’s most excellent attorneys, and 175-member firms in more than 50 countries.  Primerus provides clients easy access to the lawyer and firm that has the experience they need for a specific matter.

Saalfield Shad has been an active member of Primerus and PDI since 2009.  Stoudemire was elected to the position of vice chairman at the Primerus Global Conference in Boston in October.  He will serve in this role until October of 2019 when he will assume the role of Chairman of the PDI Executive Committee.

“We are proud to be a member of Primerus,” said Stoudemire. “It provides an opportunity for our firm to introduce our clients to high-quality independent law firms from across the globe.”

Stoudemire, an experienced trial lawyer, is also Board Certified in workers’ compensation. He focuses his practice in the areas of workers’ compensationcoverage issuescommercial litigation, and mediation.  In his workers’ compensation practice, Richard provides a rapid and coordinated response to catastrophic injuries, frequently resulting in high dollar savings for clients.

As an independent Jacksonville-based civil litigation law firm the attorneys at Saalfield Shad have represented self-insured entities and insurance companies in North Florida for decades. The firm’s lawyers have extensive trial experience in state and federal courts, exceptional litigation skills, and diversified practices. With deep local ties in the community, they have built a reputation for successful representation, proactive and personalized counsel, and outstanding client service.