B.S., Yale University, 1972
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1977: President Student Bar Association; Honor Council
Bar Admissions & Affiliations
The Florida Bar, 1977
Board certified as a civil trial specialist by the Florida Bar since 1996
Student Bar Association President at the University of Miami School of Law
Intern law clerk for Judge C. Clyde Atkins of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Past chairman of a 19th Judicial Circuit Bar Grievance Committee.
Past president of the Martin County Bar Association (MCBA).
Jack Sobel has been a full-time trial and appellate attorney since 1977. He has been board certified as a civil specialist by the Florida Bar since 1996.
He has tried more than 100 civil cases to verdicts in suits involving personal injury, wrongful death and other practice areas.
He has briefed and argued dozens of reported appellate cases, including:
He is a member of several local, state, and national trial lawyer organizations, including the bi-partisan American Board of Trial Advocates. He established the MCBA’s annual golf tournament to benefit the association’s scholarship fund for outstanding local high school seniors. Attorney Sobel has mentored many young lawyers regarding civil litigation and trial practice.
Attorney Jack Sobel is the author of:
The Judge’s Lawyer (2020) (a fictional account of a young lawyer’s legal experiences in post-Mariel Miami)
The Flower Man’s Daughter (2010) (a fictional account of a rookie CIA officer’s experiences in Chile during the military coup that overthrew socialist President Salvador Allende).
University of Miami School of Law
President Student Bar Association, Honor Council
Yale University, Bachelor of Science, Engineering and Applied Science, 1972