JOHN J. BENNETT, JR., joined Purcell, Flanagan, Hay and Greene in the spring of 2015.  After receiving his B.A. in Japanese from Pennsylvania State University, Mr. Bennett received his J.D. from Florida Coastal School of Law where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.

While in law school, Mr. Bennett earned Book Awards (for most outstanding student) in Law & Economics; Advanced Legal Writing, Topic:  Genocide’s Origins; and Criminal Procedure.  He also served as a Staff Editor for Florida Coastal Law Review.

During law school, Mr. Bennett was granted a Human Rights Fellowship, sending him to the Court of Bosnia & Herzegovina in Sarajevo to assist in ensuring that prosecutions involving war crime and crimes against humanity conformed to the standards set by the European Court of Human Rights.

Mr. Bennett practices in the area of complex commercial litigation involving contractual disputes; shareholder and partnership disputes; and matters involving trusts, estates and probate.

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