The Law Offices of Evan M. Ostfeld was formed in 2001 to represent exclusively the needs of injured individuals and their families. Evan has over 20 years of legal experience. The Firm specifically focuses on handling claims involving Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle accidents, Cruise Ship claims, Wrongful Death, Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall cases, Social Security Disability/S.S.I., Employment/Labor Law and Credit Repair/Collections law. Attorney Evan Ostfeld is an experienced Fort Lauderdale Workers’ Compensation lawyer.
September 2001 thru Present: Law Offices of Evan M. Ostfeld, P.A., Statewide. Representation of individuals and families involving: Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Cruise Ship claims, Slip&Falls, Trip&Falls, Automobile/Truck accidents, Negligent Security matters, Labor/Employment issues, Social Security Disability benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, Disabled Widow’s/Widower’s claims, Credit Repair and Illegal Collection practices. Handling cases from inception, mediation, trial and or through Administrative Hearings.
March 1998 thru August 2001: Sawgrass Legal Center, Tamarac. Lead Associate: Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, Social Security and Employment law. Supervised other attorneys while handling own extensive case load.
October 1993 thru February 1998: Piken, Schiffrin & Baron P.A., North Miami Beach. Associate: Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Social Security and Traffic law. Managed heavy case load (initial client intake through depositions, pre-trials, mediations, and final hearings). Motion practice, appellate writing and legal research.
- Admitted to General Federal Bar, 1994.
- Admitted to Florida Bar, 1993.
- Juris Doctor: St. Thomas Law School, 1993.
- Bachelor Business Administration: Florida Atlantic University, 1988.
MEMBERSHIPS: American Trial Lawyers, American Pre-Paid Legal, Broward County Bar, Collier County Bar, Dade County Bar, Florida Lawyers Network, Lee County Bar, Palm Beach County Bar, South Broward Bar Association, South Palm Beach County Bar, Florida Bar, Federal Bar, Florida Workers’ Compensation Section, Florida Workers’ Advocates, Broward and Palm Beach County Solo/Small Law Firm sections, Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group, A.E.Pi and Phi Alpha Delta fraternities.
LEGAL PLANS/REFERRAL AGENCIES: We honor ALL Legal Plans but are members of :AAA, American Prepaid Legal, AMEX Legal, A.R.A.G., Broward County Bar,, Caldwell Legal USA, Ceridian Performance Partners, Collier County Bar, Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal, Dade County Bar, Equal Justice for All, Florida Bar, GE Financial Assurance, Glantz & Glantz, Guardian Legal, Hyatt Legal Plans, Law Phone, Lee County Bar, Legal Club of America, Legal Wise, Legal Services Plan, Legal Shield, LMO America Legal, Palm Beach County Bar, Pre-Paid Legal Services, Southern Legal Services, The Legal Plan, Total Help, Total Legal Care, TVCPro-Driver, Inc., U.S. Legal Services, U.S. Union Network and the Voluntary Legal Plan.
We will handle your case with dedication and professionalism, Evan will meet with you personally throughout the claim process to review the legal criteria to obtain benefits, the medical evidence and hearing procedures so you know exactly what to expect. We will go the extra mile for our clients since our firm understands how one’s lives are profoundly altered by disability, the inability to work and the uncertainty of lengthy litigation.