PH. 904.356.1306


James F. Moseley, Jr.

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Areas of Practice

  • Complex civil litigation
  • Insurance defense
  • Maritime law
  • Motor carrier law
  • Product liability and personal injury defense
  • Railroad law


  • Hampden-Sydney College B.A., 1984
  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, J.D., 1987


  • Florida (1987)
  • Georgia (1987)
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States

An experienced trial lawyer, Jim Moseley practices in the area of complex civil litigation with particular emphasis on insurance, personal injury, commercial litigation and maritime matters. He has prepared and tried many cases in the federal and state courts of Florida and Georgia.

Mr. Moseley is a past president of the Jacksonville Bar Association and has served the organization in many capacities over the years. He is also an active member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States and has acted as a speaker and a port director for the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute.

An alumnus of Leadership Jacksonville and the Philanthropic Initiative Fund, Mr. Moseley has served on the Community Solutions Committee of the United Way of Northeast Florida. He is a past president of the Propeller Club of Jacksonville.

Associations/ Memberships/ Distinctions

  • Jacksonville Bar Association (President, 2003-2004)
  • Florida Bar Grievance Committee (Fourth Judicial Circuit)
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States (Board of Directors, 2009-2012)
  • American Inns of Court (Master of the Bench, Chester Bedell Inn of Court)
  • Editorial Fellow, American Maritime Cases
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (Jacksonville Port Director)
  • Propeller Club of the United States (Jacksonville President, 1999-2000)
  • Member of The Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel

Awards / Recognitions

  • Lawyer of the Year Maritime Law Jacksonville Best Lawyers in America 2016
  • Chambers (USA) Annual Selection
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • Board Certified Florida Bar Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • AV Preeminent rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Who's Who Legal: Shipping and Maritime 2015
  • Who's Who Legal: Transport 2017