Joshua Higgins is a Partner in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office focusing his practice on Workers’ Compensation, Police Professional Litigation, Correctional Healthcare , and Civil Rights Violations.
Prior to joining the firm, Joshua worked as an Assistant State Attorney at the State Attorney’s Office, 17th Judicial Circuit, in both the felony trial unit and county court division. While there, Joshua tried more than 30 bench trials and 22 jury trials, with one trial featured on local Fox news.
During law school, Joshua served as the Chairperson of Administration for the Moot Court Honor Society, a Staff Member for the Inter-American Center for Human Rights, and the Secretary for the National Security and Law Society. He received a perfect score from the Chief Justice in the first round of the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition, and placed in the top eight out of more than 125 students in the Feinrider Moot Court Competition. Joshua was one of 40 law students selected nationwide as a summer fellow for the Florida Bar Foundation, which resulted in him working at Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida doing foreclosure defense for indigent elderly citizens.
Prior to entering law school, Joshua obtained his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he was selected for induction into the Phi Beta Kappa Society and was listed in Who’s Who Among American College Students. Additionally, Joshua was chosen as a Renaissance Scholar, an award bestowed on less than 4% of graduates that year, for those exhibiting scholarly excellence in at least two widely disparate areas of study.