John T. Blakely

Shareholder
Naples
850 Park Shore Drive
Trianon Centre, 3rd Floor
Naples, FL 34103
P 239.649.6200
F 239.261.3659
P 239.649.6200 | F 239.261.3659



Overview

Mr. Blakely focuses his practice on business and commercial litigation and product liability. He has represented plaintiffs and defendants in real estate and construction litigation, condominium disputes, municipal and government litigation, zoning and land use regulation disputes, personal injury, wrongful death, product liability and medical malpractice lawsuits, and unfair competition, fraud, and contract litigation. He has tried lawsuits before the courts of the State of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the U.S. Tax Court. He has also appeared on many occasions before the appellate courts of Florida.

Services

Education

  1. University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
    • with honors
  2. Duke University, B.A., Economics
    • with distinction

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Supreme Court

Recognitions

  • Named Fort Myers, FL "Lawyer of the Year" to The Best Lawyers in America© for Bet-the-Company Litigation (2018)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Commercial Litigation (2008-2020); Bet-the-Company Litigation (2010-2020)
  • Selected as a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Florida Super Lawyers magazine (2006-2019)
  • Featured as one of Naples Illustrated Perfect 10 (March 2006)
  • Selected as Naples Illustrated "Top Lawyer" - Business Litigation (2019)
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Former Municipal Judge

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Florida Bar Association

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Overview

Mr. Blakely focuses his practice on business and commercial litigation and product liability. He has represented plaintiffs and defendants in real estate and construction litigation, condominium disputes, municipal and government litigation, zoning and land use regulation disputes, personal injury, wrongful death, product liability and medical malpractice lawsuits, and unfair competition, fraud, and contract litigation. He has tried lawsuits before the courts of the State of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the U.S. Tax Court. He has also appeared on many occasions before the appellate courts of Florida.

Education

  1. University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
    • with honors
  2. Duke University, B.A., Economics
    • with distinction

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Supreme Court

Recognitions

  • Named Fort Myers, FL "Lawyer of the Year" to The Best Lawyers in America© for Bet-the-Company Litigation (2018)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Commercial Litigation (2008-2020); Bet-the-Company Litigation (2010-2020)
  • Selected as a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Florida Super Lawyers magazine (2006-2019)
  • Featured as one of Naples Illustrated Perfect 10 (March 2006)
  • Selected as Naples Illustrated "Top Lawyer" - Business Litigation (2019)
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Former Municipal Judge

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Florida Bar Association