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Mark Edwards

Partner and Chair Workers' Compensation Group

It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.

Practice Areas and Achievements
Mark Edwards will be joining the firm as Managing Partner of the Workers’ Compensation department after 17 years as a partner at Edwards & Edwards, P.A. His entire 25 year legal career has been centered on Workers’ Compensation defense. Mr. Edwards specializes in the defense of self-insured employers in all aspects of litigation, providing both aggressive and cost-effective assistance to Employers, Carriers, and Servicing Agents. Additionally, he specializes in complex medical issues and appeals on behalf of Employer/Carriers. Mr. Edwards was the trial attorney for the Employer/Carrier in the seminal case of 391st Bomb Group v. Robbins, 654 So. 2d 1200 (Fla 1st DCA 1995) which established the legal test for intentional injuries in Florida.
Academic Background
Mr. Edwards received his JD from the University Of Miami School Of Law in 1991. While in law school Mr. Edwards received the Silver Key Award from the ABA/LSD for his outstanding service to the law school community. He was Treasurer of Phi Alpha Delta and was honored by Who’s Who Among American Law School Students. Mr. Edwards attended Vanderbilt University, where he received his B.A. in Psychology. He was a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity and was also a DJ on campus radio station WRVU.

Mr. Edwards is a father of three sons and has continued his interest in the arts community in Miami Dade County public schools. He has been the Vice President of Fundraising for 6 years for the Choir booster at New World School of the Arts and spearheaded fundraising for the choir to take trips to sing at President’s Park in Washington, D.C. and at Carnegie Hall in New York City. He previously served on the School Board at The Gordon Schools at Beth David.