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Joshua H. Sheskin, Esq.

Partner Trial Counsel | Fort Lauderdale

Meet Joshua

Joshua H. Sheskin, Esq. is an Attorney Practicing in the firm’s civil litigation division.

Mr. Sheskin’s practice focuses on employment, ADA, and complex business litigation with an emphasis on representing and defending local businesses, along with assisting them in preventing future potential lawsuits. A South Florida native, Mr. Sheskin attended the University of Miami for his Masters’ Degree, and the University of Miami School of Law, where he received his law degree with honors. Mr. Sheskin, his wife Nilsa, and their two daughters, reside in Cooper City.

Mr. Sheskin has appeared as counsel on hundreds of FLSA and ADA cases, as well as other types of Federal and State cases. He has significant trial and pretrial experience in Federal Court. In addition to extensive representation related to employment, Mr. Sheskin has appeared as counsel in ADA cases in three states. Mr. Sheskin is a successful appellate attorney, with wins in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the Florida Supreme Court. He is admitted in the United States Court of Appeals for The Eleventh Circuit, United States Court for the Southern District of Florida, The United States Court for the Middle District of Florida, The United States Court for the Northern District of Florida, The United States Court for the District of Colorado, The United States Court for the Western District of Texas, and The United States Court for the Southern District of Texas.

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