Jacob Linhart is a partner in the firm’s West Palm Beach office. He brings to our firm over three decades of experience as a litigator. He has spent the great majority of his career representing insurance carriers and insureds in first and third-party claims and subrogation claims in the areas of homeowners’ insurance, property damage, auto negligence, premises liability and rental car law. For twelve years, he was the managing partner of a prominent multistate insurance subrogation litigation firm.
Jacob grew up in Brooklyn, New York and entered the University of Miami at age 15, obtaining his Bachelor’s degree, cum laude, at age 19 and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law at age 22. He is licensed to practice in all the State Courts of Florida, New York, Texas and the District of Columbia and has lectured extensively nationwide to insurance adjusters and other insurance professionals on the subjects of automobile and property loss. He is certified by the Florida Department of Insurance as an Instructor for continuing education courses, qualified by the Florida Supreme Court as an Arbitrator, certified by the Better Business Bureau as an Auto Line Arbitrator and is a former Florida Circuit and County Court Mediator. He has served as both a Collections Court General Master and a Traffic Court Magistrate with the Palm Beach County Court and has been a member of the Florida Bar Civil Procedure Rules Committee, Traffic Court Rules Committee, Small Claims Rules Committee and Consumer Protection Law Committee.
University of Miami School of Law, Juris Doctor – 1983
University of Miami, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, – 1980
State of Florida
State of New York
State of Texas
District of Columbia (Inactive)
U.S. District Court- Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court- Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court- Northern District of Florida
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. Court of International Trade
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit