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Craig T. Downs, Esq.

Craig T. Downs is the founder and principal attorney of the Downs Law Group. As a Florida native, he is familiar with the problems facing Gulf Coast residents after the 2010 oil spill. As a personal injury attorney with more than 31 years of experience helping people get the compensation they need for their injuries, attorney Downs is well-suited to answer questions about your right to recovery for damage to your property or health following the BP oil spill.

Over the course of 31 years, Craig T. Downs was able to successfully develop a thriving practice that has obtained impressive results. He turned his practice froma one-man sole practitioner firm into a thirteen (13) attorney and 50 full-time staff and support personnel. The Downs Law Group has offices in Miami (Dade  County), Fort Lauderdale (Broward County), Jacksonville (Duval County) and Pensacola (Escambia County).


  • J.D., St. Thomas University School of Law, 1988
  • B.A., Florida State University, 1983
  • Double Major: English Literature & Political Science Minor: Macro Economics

Award & Recgonitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
    11th Annual Daily Business
  • Review “Most Effective Lawyer’s Award” for Medical Malpractice/Class Action for a 14 Million Settlement on December 4, 2015.

Bar Admission

  • Florida, 1989

Professional Experience

  • Weiner, Robbins, Tunkey, Ross P.A., Law Clerk 1989

  • Parillo, Weiss, & O’Hallaron, Automobile Insurance Defense Litigation & Daily Motion, Trial Practice 1989-199

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Coral Gables Bar
  • Association
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute

Court Admissions

  • United States District  Court Southern
  • District of Florida
  • Admitted Pro-Hac Vice Eastern District of Lousiana

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Litigation
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Crew Members
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Commerical Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Maritime laws


  • Married to Jackie Downs, With One Son, Craig T. Downs JR.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Admiralty Law Institute
  • Florida Admiralty Law Institute
  • Member of Sierra Club, 1995
  • Florida Justice Association “FJA”
  • American Association Justice “AAJ”
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