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Aaron Watson

Aaron Watson

The Watson Firm
  • Personal Injury, Criminal Law, Civil Rights
  • Florida
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Aaron Watson is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Lawyer. Before graduating law school, Attorney Aaron Watson was named a national champion in trial advocacy after he defeated 248 teams from 148 law schools in the American Association for Justice student trial competition. The competing teams were judged by other lawyers and judges on their trial advocacy skills, opening statements, examination of witnesses, use of facts, and closing arguments. During this time, Mr. Watson was also named Who's Who Among American Universities & Colleges.

Mr. Watson is involved in the following legal associations:

Escambia Santa Rosa Bar Association
American Bar Association, Member
Florida Bar Association, Member
American Association for Justice (AAJ), Board member
Florida Justice Association (FJA), Board member
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Member
First Circuit Attorney Grievance Committee
Board of Directors for The Guardian Ad Litem Program, Northwest Florida
RECOGNIZED FOR EXCELLENCE
Mr. Watson has served as president for the Black Law Students Association, interned with the United States Department of Justice, and volunteered with the Florida Attorney General's office. He was selected for the Stallworth Trial Team Award by faculty at Stetson College of Law for his achievement of excellence in trial advocacy, and he was inducted into The National Order of Barristers for attaining high honor in the art of courtroom advocacy. Mr. Watson currently serves on the Board of Governors for the American Association for Justice and the Florida Justice Association, and has recently been named one of the National Black Lawyers Top 100.

Because of his outstanding legal work, Mr. Watson has earned several prestigious accolades:

The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40
Million Dollar Advocates Forum: The Top Trial Lawyers In America
2018 Florida Super Lawyers
Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life Member
2018 Top 100 Black Lawyers in the U.S by the National Black Lawyers
2018 Powe

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Rights
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    This does not apply to criminal cases.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney/ Owner
The Watson Firm
- Current
Attorney/ Shareholder
Levin Law Firm
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Law Clerk
Willie Gary Law
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Education
Stetson University College of Law
J.D. (2009) | Law
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Honors: Honors: Honor Roll Honors: Member, Stetson Trial Team Honors: National Champion – AAJ National Trial Advocacy Competition Honors: Regional Champion – AAJ National Trial Advocacy Competition Honors: Stallworth Trial Team Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy Honors: Inducted into The National Order of Barristers Honors: Selected for Who’s Who Among America’s Colleges and Universities Honors: Voted “Most Likely To Be In Library” by Graduating Class
Awards
Top 40 under 40
The National Trial Lawyers
The Top Trial Lawyers In America
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
2018 Florida Super Lawyers
2018 Florida Super Lawyers
Life Member
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
2018 Top 100 Black Lawyers in the U.S
Nation Black Lawyers
Top 100 Most Influential People in Pensacola
2018 Power List
Entrepreneur of the Year
Entrecon
Professional Associations
Escambia Santa Rosa Bar Association
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
Florida Bar Association
Member
Current
American Association for Justice
Board of Directors
Current
Florida Justice Association
Board of Directors
Current
First Circuit Attorney Grievance Committee
Current
Guardian at Litem
Board of Directors
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
300 turkeys, 300 bags of groceries given away for Thanksgiving
WEAR
International Paper offering payments to residents affected by explosion
WEAR
JET DADDY: AARON WATSON
Jet Magazine
Aaron Watson leaves Levin
Pensacola News Journal
Aaron Watson JD ’09: Living the Dream
Stetson University
Watson Lives His Dream
IN Weekly
Yamaha hit with $3.3M verdict for wanton conduct
Legal News Line
Car Accidents Surge in 2012 Costing Over $250 Billion
The Ring of Fire Network
Deadly chase brings new look at stun gun use
CNN
Speaking Engagements
Lecturer, The People’s Law School Community Event
High School Public Speaker and EndDD.Org Texting and Driving Campaign Participant
Public Speaker: Autism Pensacola
Public Speaker: Pensacola NAACP Chapter
Public Speaker: University of West Florida (2016)
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website Link
Social Media
Contact & Map
The Watson Firm
165 Brooks St
Ste C
Fort Walton, FL 32548
USA
Telephone: (850) 607-2929
The Watson Firm
850 S Palafox St
Ste 202
Pensacola, FL 32502
USA
Telephone: (850) 607-2929