Gerald W. Weedon

Of Counsel

1200 Riverplace Boulevard Suite 800, Jacksonville FL 32207

[email protected]

904-807-2103

904-399-8440

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Jerry Weedon’s practice is focused on litigation and business law including all aspects of insurance, automobile and trucking liability, business torts, premises liability, real estate, foreclosure and banking law, products liability, contracts, corporation and estates, and trusts. He is board certified by the Florida Bar in both civil and business litigation.

Admitted to Practice  

  • Admitted in Florida, 1977

Education 

  • Washington and Lee University, BA in English (with honors), 1970
  • University of Florida College of Law, JD (with honors), 1976

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Assoc. of Defense Lawyers, President 1993
  • Florida Defense Lawyers, President 2000-01
  • Catholic Lawyers Guild, President 1995
  • Defense Research Institute, Board of Directors 2002-05
  • American Board of Trial Attorneys
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, President 2003-04

 Honors & Awards

  • DRI Award of Excellence, 2001
  • Super Lawyer by Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-Present
  • ABOTA Lawyer of the Year, 2002
  • FDLA ADR Award, 2005
  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • Jacksonville Business Journal 
    • Ultimate Lawyer, 2019

Bar Fellowship

  • Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Civil Trial
  • Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Business Litigation
  • Member Construction Law Committee, Jacksonville Bar Assoc.
  • Admitted to all state and federal local bars

Community Affiliations

  • Jacksonville Human Rights Commission,1999-2004
  • Vincent’s Hospital Ambassadors Board, 2004-Present
  • Jacksonville Community Council, President, 2004-2005
  • Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, Board of Trustees, 2007-2015
  • Ronald McDonald House, President, 2000-2001
  • NAMI, Vice President, 2018-present
  • Francis Soup Kitchen, Volunteer Coordinator, President 2019-Present
  • Catholic Foundation, Diocese of St. Augustine, President 2007-2008
  • US Naval Reserve, retired
  • Leadership Jacksonville

Speaking Engagements

  • FDLA Young Lawyer’s Seminar – Opening Statement (September 1999)
  • Urban Resource Center, Florida Community College, Jacksonville – Premises Liability – How to Avoid Lawsuits (April 1997)
  • FDLA Annual Meeting – Voir Dire (September 1996)
  • Diocese of St. Augustine Law Day – Premises Liability (May 1996)
  • FDLA Rookie Seminar – Opening Statement (May 1996)
  • CPCU Association of Jacksonville- Ethics (April 1996)
  • Ranger Insurance Company – Coverage in Trucking Policies (October 1994)