Alphonso O. Peets



Bar Admissions

Florida, 1996
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida


1995 Nova Southeastern University, J.D.
1992 University of Central Florida, B.A.

Practice Areas

Products & Premises Liability
Drug, Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Litigation
Professional Liability including Medical Malpractice
Mass Tort Litigation
Automobile/Trucking/Transportation Litigation

Professional Associations & Activities

Broward County Bar Association
Palm Beach County Bar Association Member
Florida Defense Lawyers Association
Florida Medical Malpractice Claims Council Member
Defense Research Institute Member


Al obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida. He earned his law degree from Nova Southeastern University where he won the school’s Moot Court Competition. He developed an interest in medical malpractice defense while attending Nova and working for Emergency Medical Services Associates, which later became known as Inphynet Medical Management. Upon graduation he specialized in medical malpractice defense, defending various hospitals, nursing homes, physician groups and healthcare providers.

Al also specialized in drug and medical device litigation while defending American Home Products and Wyeth/Ayerst during the Phen-Fen mass tort litigation claims. Like the other founding partners, he is a member of the Florida Defense Lawyers’ Association and the Defense Research Institute, and also belongs to the Florida Medical Malpractice Claims Counsel.

Extracurricular Activities

As a member of the FBI's Citizen Academy Alumni Association, Al assists the local FBI office with community-based initiatives including the development and implementation of the FBI-SOS Program, a safe online surfing (SOS) program, the FBI Summer Youth Academy, and the Citizens Academy Alumni Association Holiday Program.