The Law Offices of Garry F. Connell, P.A., is a full-service Personal Injury Law Firm. The firm has been dedicated to providing exceptional services to its clients since 2008. As a former insurance adjuster, former criminal investigator and a member of the Florida Bar for over 17 years, Attorney Garry F. Connell has the experience to bring your claims to a successful resolution.

Our Mission

If you or someone you love has been injured due to the negligence of another party, whether it is an individual or a business entity, anywhere in the South Florida region, it is important you seek the highest quality legal representation as soon as possible. You may be injured in a traffic accident, slip and fall accident, in the workplace or elsewhere.

Regardless of the location or type of accident in which you were hurt, you will find comprehensive and experienced legal representation from the Law Offices of Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney, Garry F. Connell, P.A. Mr. Connell and his staff will help you navigate the personal injury claims process to ensure you obtain the financial compensation you deserve.

Our Goal

Garry F. Connell, P. A., and his team work diligently to help victims of personal injury or wrongful death, recover damages rightfully owed to them due to the negligence of others.

Garry F. Connell, Esq., has experience trying cases to jury verdicts in both Dade and Broward Counties.

Prior to his attending Law School in the late-1990's, Mr. Connell worked as a Criminal Investigator with both the State of Florida's Auditor General's Office and the Florida Secretary of State's Office. Mr. Connell also has years of experience as both an insurance claims adjuster and insurance defense attorney.

This makes him highly qualified to handle your personal injury claim, because he has been on the "other side". This makes him keenly and uniquely aware of what the insurance company for the at-fault party is looking for when they are evaluating your case. When the adjuster handling your case becomes aware of Mr. Connell's background and experience, including his willingness to take a case to trial, your case will likely receive far greater attention.

Garry's Background

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Garry F. Connell, P.A.

Attorney at Law

The Law Offices of Garry F. Connell, P.A., is a full-service Personal Injury Law Firm dedicated to providing exceptional services to its clients since 2008.

Mr. Garry F. Connell was born in Miami Beach, Florida. He attended St. Mary's Cathedral Elementary School and then Miami Archbishop Curley High School. During his senior year at Curley High, Garry lettered in Varsity Football, Varsity Basketball and Varsity Baseball, one of only two students to do so. He then attended Florida International University, where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice in 1984 and a Master of Public Administration degree in 1995. Mr. Connell earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Miami Law School in December 2000. He earned his law degree attending evening classes for three and a half years while working full time during the day. His efforts paid off when he graduated Cum Laude and was the commencement speaker at his classes' graduation ceremony. Mr. Connell was admitted to the Florida Bar in April 2001 and the United States Southern District of Florida in November 2006.

Mr. Connell has tried cases to jury verdicts in both Dade and Broward Counties. In 2001, Mr. Connell went to work for the Insurance Defense Law firm of Conroy Simberg and Ganon, P.A. After spending two and half years as an associate attorney for one of Florida's largest Insurance Defense firms, Mr. Connell went to work for the Law Offices of Roland Gomez, P.A. After a year as an associate attorney with Roland Gomez's office, Mr. Connell spent the next four years with the statewide Insurance Defense Law firm of Cole Scott & Kissane, in Plantation, Florida. In July 2008, Mr. Connell went into private practice establishing the Law Offices Of Garry F. Connell, P.A. The firm's area of main area of focus is Personal Injury Law. While in private practice, Mr. Connell prevailed in a three week arbitration where he represented a Plantation, Florida Medical Coding Company against a New York City Hospital. In addition, Mr. Connell's hard work helped settle an electrical shock case for the amount of a limited liability policy, saving his client from an excess settlement exposure. Mr. Connell has taken hundreds of depositions and well over 300 Examinations under Oath on Fraud Cases for local insurance companies.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Connell was a State Criminal Investigator with both the Auditor General's Office and Florida Secretary of State's Office. He has also held professional positions in Security and Loss Prevention Management and owned a Private Investigative company. In addition, Mr. Connell has eleven years of Bodily Injury claims adjusting experience, including tenures with the Traveler's Insurance Company, U.S. Security Insurance Company, Corporate Claim Services and Florida Intracoastal Underwriters, Ltd.

Mr. Connell resides adjacent to the beautiful Jacaranda Country Club, in Plantation, Florida. When he is not busy representing accident victims, Garry enjoys golf, boating, weightlifting and attending local sporting events.

Highlights of Experience

  • Presented the commencement address at University of Miami Law School graduation.
  • Appeared in court before Judge and jury trials on more than 100 occasions.
  • Speaker for organizations, civic groups, leads groups, and congregations on personal injury law.
  • Insurance Adjuster for 12 years.
  • Senior Attorney with Florida's largest Insurance Defense firm.
  • Former Criminal Investigator
  • Current Licensed Private Investigator.