John T. Blakely


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

John T. Blakely


Phone: (239) 649-2735
Fax: (239) 261-3659

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.


  • 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 (2008-2018); Bet-the-Company Litigation (2010-2018)
  • Selected as a "Florida Super Lawyer" (2006-2017)
  • Featured as one of Naples Illustrated Perfect 10 (March 2006)
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Former Municipal Judge


  • 1969, J.D., University of Michigan Law School
    • with honors
  • 1966, B.A., Duke University, Economics
    • with distinction

Professional Affiliations

  • Florida Bar Association

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