Joseph I. Lipsky
Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Plantation, the Palm Beaches and the Florida Keys
Joseph I. Lipsky is a second generation Florida Personal Injury Attorney, following along the path blazed by Michael A. Lipsky, his father, who was a Miami personal injury attorney for over fifty years. Mr. Lipsky is also a fourth generation native of South Florida. Mr. Lipsky’s family was one of the founding families of Key West, Florida. David Wolkowsky, his great uncle, known as Mr. Key West, is credited for the vibrant rebirth of the city in the 1960s. Mr. Lipsky is responsible to the donation of Ballast Key, his great uncle’s private island, to the Nature Conservancy for its inclusion in the Key West Nature Preserve.
Mr. Lipsky is a life-long Floridian who graduated from Miami Beach Senior High, the University of Florida, where he graduated with a B.S. in Public Relations, and St Thomas University School of Law, where he achieved his Juris Doctorate. While at St. Thomas University, Joseph received the American Jurisprudence Award for Trial Practice, which was awarded to him by the law school faculty for excellence in trial practice, which is the specialty of personal injury trial law.
Since graduating law school, Joseph has used his skills as a Miami personal injury attorney to specialize in helping seriously injured victims of car accidents and personal injuries throughout South Florida, including Miami, Fort Lauderdale, the Florida Keys and the Palm Beaches. Mr. Lipsky became a Fort Lauderdale personal injury attorney helping accident victims, after he himself was the victim of a serious Miami car accident. Having lived through the difficulties of being seriously injured, and recovering after surgery and physical therapy, Joe knows full well the importance of choosing the right, aggressive and experienced personal injury lawyer. Having lived through the trauma of a car accident and going through the medical care and rehabilitation necessary to move forward with his life, Joseph realized that his efforts as a lawyer were best served as a personal injury attorney helping other car accident victims put the pieces of their lives back together. It is his first-hand experience as a car accident victim which allows Joseph an insight into the difficulties Ft. Lauderdale car accident victims have from the onset of their accident through its resolution. It is this real-life experience which sets Joe apart from the throngs of other personal injury lawyers.
Since graduating law school more than twenty-five years ago, Mr. Lipsky drive and determination allowed him to reached a degree of recognition in his practice as a Florida personal injury attorney which resulted in his community recognition and membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a society of trial attorneys reserved for those who demonstrate their skills by resolving cases for their clients with jury verdicts and settlements in excess of a million dollars. As listed on the “Our Successes” page of this website, Mr. Lipsky has, through talent and hard work, helped thousands of seriously injured clients recover tens of millions of dollars for their personal injuries, fractures, herniated discs, scarring, pain and suffering, and disfigurement through numerous trials and settlements.
Mr. Lipsky is recognized by his peers and impartial attorney rating services, including Avvo, as Superb – a designation reserved for only a hand few of attorneys who have proven themselves as experienced Fort Lauderdale personal injury trial attorneys. Mr. Lipsky prides himself on staying ahead of the curve, implementing all of the latest technological advances, including cloud computing and case management, to help maximize his Florida injury clients’ financial recoveries.
Some of the many professional societies dedicated to helping injured victims of Miami car accidents and business’ negligence in which Joseph, as a Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyer, is a member, include:
- Florida Justice Association, Eagle member
- American College of Barristers, Senior Counsel
- Miami-Dade Justice Association
- Broward Justice Association
- American Justice Association
- United States District Court – Southern District of Florida
- The Florida Bar
Mr. Lipsky believes being a Fort Lauderdale personal injury attorney means more than just practicing law. Taking pride in his community, Joseph’s interests and sense of helping others moves him into being involved in his local South Florida Community. This dedication to community is why Joseph has volunteered his time coaching youth football, lacrosse and baseball. Understanding that being a part of a community also involves helping its youth achieve greater academic and life successes, Joseph participates in various elementary school programs, including Reading for Life, which brought him into the class room at various local inner city elementary schools where he spent time regularly reading to kindergarten and first grade students. Joseph is also a supporting member of the Plantation Athletic League through his efforts in raising funds to replace the Wildcats’ youth football team’s helmets after they were stolen. Recently, Joseph has undertaken the continuation and administration of his great uncle’s David Teachers of Merit Awards at Key West High School. The awards provide financial stability to eight of the best and brightest teachers at Key West High School annually.
Through the Broward County Bar Association, Joseph regularly helps indigent clients on a pro bono basis navigate some of the complexities of the Florida legal system. By contributing to the community and helping those in need, Joseph understands his responsibilities as a successful and long-standing member of the Florida Bar.