When you are facing an injury or catastrophic event, you want the most experienced and proven attorneys on your side, fighting for you. At Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay & Iracki, we specialize in civil litigation – from auto and trucking crashes to slip and falls and negligent security – it’s what we do and it’s all we do. We have the experience and the know-how to give you the representation you deserve. Our practice focuses solely on the civil side of the law. We have over 40 years of trial experience and the ability and resources to take your case all the way to trial.
The International Academy of Trial Attorneys is a group of truly elite trial lawyers representing both sides of the Bar. The Academy’s purposes are to promote reforms in the law, facilitate the Administration of Justice, promote the Rule of Law internationally, and elevate the standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession. The Academy includes lawyers from more than 30 countries. Fellowship is by invitation only, limited to 500 members who have been invited to become Fellows only after an extremely careful vetting process that includes discreet inquiries of both judges and other trial lawyers of high standing. Howard Coker is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Attorneys.
The International Society of Barristers is an honor society of outstanding trial lawyers chosen by their peers based on excellence and integrity in advocacy. It seeks to preserve trial by jury, the adversary system, and independence of the judiciary. As individuals, the Fellows of the Society are committed to the highest of ethical standards and to civility in all their personal and professional relationships. With a limited membership, the Society has Fellows from every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, and from Australia, Canada, England, Scotland, and Mexico, with the great majority from the United States. Members (the Fellows) are elected by the Society’s Board of Governors on nomination by a Fellow and after inquiry directed to other Barristers in the nominee’s region and to judges before whom the nominee has tried cases. Howard Coker is a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers.
Membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates is limited to attorneys selected by peers and who have tried at least 20 civil jury trials. Firm Partners Howard Coker, Jake Schickel, Charles Sorenson and Matthew Posgay are all members of this organization. Mr. Coker is Past President of ABOTA statewide and of the Jacksonville Chapter. Mr. Sorenson is also a Past President of the Jacksonville Chapter and Jake Schickel is currently the President Elect of the chapter.
Note: the accounts of recent trials, verdicts and settlements contained on this site are intended to illustrate the experience of the firm in a variety of litigation areas. Each case is unique, and the results in one case do not necessarily indicate the quality or value of any other case. Omitting clients' names and/or defendants' names are the results of requests for anonymity.