Jules V. Massee is a litigator who represents major insurance companies and Fortune 500 corporations. He has successfully tried both bench and jury trials in state and federal courts in Florida. He focuses his trial practice on the areas of insurance defense, commercial litigation, personal injury defense, insurance coverage, property and casualty, admiralty and maritime, and transportation.
Mr. Massee’s experience as an officer on a wide variety of commercial vessels gives him a unique insight into commercial operations, which is invaluable in his representation of business owners. Originally from the New York City area, Mr. Massee graduated in 1996 from the SUNY Maritime College at Ft. Schuyler. During law school, he interned with the Honorable James G. Glazebrook in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida in Orlando.
PRACTICE AREAS Insurance Defense Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Defense Insurance Coverage Property and Casualty Admiralty and Maritime Claims Transportation
RECOGNITION Florida Super Lawyer Rising Star by Law & Politics Top Attorneys in Florida, Transportation and Maritime
EDUCATION J.D., magna cum laude, Florida A&M University College of Law, Editor-in -Chief, FAMU Law Review B.S., with distinction, Marine Business & Commerce, SUNY Maritime College
BAR ADMISSIONS Florida
COURT ADMISSIONS U.S. District Court for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Supreme Court of the United States
MEMBERSHIPS Maritime Law Association of the United States Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Tampa Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)