Shareholder, Robert E. Schrader, III
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Robert E. Schrader, III

Shareholder / Practice Group Leader

Areas Of Practice

Robert Schrader is a shareholder in the firm and has over 25 years of state and federal litigation experience. He concentrates his practice in the areas of general litigation and trial advocacy. He serves a diverse client base and maintains an active caseload throughout Florida in matters involving premises liability, general liability, automobile personal injury defense, trucking liability, negligent security, wrongful death, and products liability. Mr. Schrader has tried numerous jury and non-jury trials with excellent results and is committed to pursuing effective results for his clients.

Mr. Schrader grew up in Texas and joined the firm in 1994 after graduating from law school.


  • Florida, 1994
  • United States District Court
    • Middle District of Florida, 1994
    • Northern District of Florida, 2005

Awards and Recognition

  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Florida Trend Magazine, Legal Elite
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation & Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, 2024


  • The Florida Bar
  • The Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Association of Defense Counsel
  • The Jacksonville Claims Association
  • The Defense Research Institute
  • Chester Bedell Inn of Court

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Barry Bookbinder


  • “Handling of Soft Tissue Claims: Key Issues to be Considered by Defense Counsel – Webinar,” June 2021
  • “Florida Case Law: Bad Faith, Setoffs & Damages,” February 2019
  • “5 Hour Law & Ethics Update for Adjusters CE5-620,” April 2017
  • “Bad Faith Update – Emerging Issues and Current Laws,” March 2017
  • “Tricky Legal Issues,” Boyd & Jenerette Claims College, May 2016
  • “5 Hour Law and Ethics Update – Coverage” 2015
  • “Defending “Low Impact” Accidents: Key Issues to be Considered by Claims Professionals” 2015
  • “Pain Management- Impact on Risk Management,” 2011
  • “The Slavin Doctrine—The Contractors Defense,” 2010
  • “The Independent Medical Examination- Where Do We Stand?” Florida Defense Lawyers Association, 2008


  • J.D., South Texas College of Law, 1994. Order of the Lytae.
  • B.A., Rice University, 1991. Quarterback, Rice University Football Team.

Comprehensive Services

Many cases overlap several areas of law. As a full service law firm, we are able to recognize how one legal discipline impacts another. We work as a team on complex issues that require knowledge of a variety of state and federal laws. This multi-disciplinary approach allows clients to receive the large-firm advantage of access to multiple attorneys in a wide scope of practice areas as well as the hands-on customer service offered by a boutique law firm. In addition to civil litigation, employment law, workers’ compensation defense, commercial law, construction law and appeals, our firm also handles professional liability claims.

Our bilingual staff is available to assist with immigration matters, including consular and removal defenses.