James H. Wyman is an experienced appellate practitioner who is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Appellate Practice. Mr. Wyman has served as lead appellate counsel in well over 100 cases at both the state and federal levels.
He has appeared before all five Florida district courts of appeal as well as the Florida Supreme Court. He has also handled appeals in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fifth, Seventh and Eleventh Circuits, and has briefed a number of cases to the Supreme Court of the United States.
Mr. Wyman handles a wide range of appellate matters that encompass the breadth of civil law, including administrative law, commercial law, family law, medical malpractice, insurance coverage, labor law, employment law, bankruptcy, probate and trusts law, products liability, personal injury, real estate and foreclosure, and workers’ compensation cases
As part of his appellate practice, Mr. Wyman provides briefing, analysis, and other strategic support to the firm’s trial-level litigators. Mr. Wyman returned to Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP in January 2010, after a short break.
Previously he was an associate with the firm from April 2005 to September 2009. He was an associate for two years with the Miami law firm of Hicks & Kneale, P.A. He also was an associate with Jorden Burt LLP, and Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Wyman was a law clerk for the Honorable Gerald B. Cope, Jr., Florida Third District Court of Appeal.
Mr. Wyman graduated 10th in his law school class. In addition to his other honors, he received Book Awards for contracts, legal writing, administrative law, employment law and environmental law. He also received the 1997 College of Law Academic Leadership Award. He was a member of Phi Delta Phi and Seminole Torchbearers, and was an Ausley Scholar.
Additionally, during law school, Mr. Wyman was the legal research assistant to Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte, the president of Florida State University and former president of the American Bar Association.
As an undergraduate Mr. Wyman received the Outstanding Graduate Award and was a member of Alpha Chi National Honor Scholarship Society and Arts & Sciences honor Society. He appeared in Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges.
Professional Affiliations :
- Dade County Bar Association
- Broward County Bar Association
- J.D., magna cum laude, Florida State University College of Law, 1997
- B.A., English Literature, University of South Florida at Sarasota, 1994
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Middle, Northern, and Southern Districts of Florida
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