Experienced. Innovative. Trusted.

Thomas L. Schieffelin, Jr.


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Practice Areas:

  • Appellate Law
  • Hospital Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Trial Practice


Tom was born in Savannah, Georgia. He received his undergraduate degree from Spring Hill College in 1984 and his law degree, with honors, from the University of Florida in 1987. He joined the firm in 1987.

Tom is AV peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell, considered the profession’s highest recognition for legal ability and ethical standards. He frequently serves as a presenter for various risk management programs, conducts mock trials and lectures on issues related to risk management, COBRA and living wills. Tom enjoys outdoor recreation, including golf and fishing, in addition to being active at the St. Augustine Catholic Church. Additionally, Tom is an avid reader of historically based fiction.


  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. – 1987
    • Honors: With Honors
  • Spring Hill College, Mobile, Alabama
    • B.A. – 1984

Bar Admission

  • Florida, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1987


  • ‘AV’ Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Theta

Professional Associations

  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • Central Florida Medical Malpractice Claims Council, Member