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John Kennedy Fulweiler

John Kennedy Fulweiler

Maritime Personal Injury & Legal Counsel --- Free Courtesy Consultation
  • Maritime Law
  • Arkansas, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island
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Summary

Promoting and protecting the interests of maritime businesses and individuals throughout the Gulf and East Coasts, John K. Fulweiler is a Proctor-In-Admiralty. Whether pursuing class action status for recreational boaters, representing maritime interests in wind power litigation or seeking remedies for injured maritime workers and their families, John brings a practical understanding to maritime legal issues having previously worked in the commercial marine sector. After completing a marine affairs degree at the University of Rhode Island, John graduated from law school and immediately began practicing admiralty law in New York where he became a partner in a well-known maritime law firm. He is admitted to the federal and state bars of numerous jurisdictions including Florida, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island and possesses extensive experience prosecuting and defending maritime claims as well as composing and negotiating maritime contracts. John holds a United States Coast Guard Master's license endorsed for commercial assistance towing and is the former chair of the American Salvage Association's membership committee. John's litigation endeavors have been featured in numerous publications including the TradeWinds newspaper and he authors the LegalTalk blog for WorkBoat Magazine. Recently, John's submission in a District of Columbia lawsuit involving offshore wind power was described by one reporter as being "about as well written as I have ever seen in a court document." To learn more, visit John's law firm website at www.saltwaterlaw.com, or, reach him directly at 1-800-383-MAYDAY (6293).

Practice Area
  • Maritime Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Waterborne Transportation
  • Admiralty - Personal Injury
  • Admiralty - Wrongful Death
  • Admiralty - Jones Act
  • Admiralty - Longshore & Harbor Workers' Compensation Act
  • Admiralty - Cruise Line Negligence
  • Admiralty - Recreational Boating Negligence
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    A courtesy consultation without charge is always available to individuals and maritime businesses. We will also travel to you to meet at no charge as necessary.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arkansas
Florida
New Jersey
New York
Rhode Island
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Proctor-In-Admiralty
The Maritime Law Association of the United States
Current
Member
The Canadian Maritime Law Association
Current
Member
Current
Member
Florida Bar Association
Current
Member
Rhode Island Association for Justice
Current
Member
Fort Lauderdale Mariners Club
Current
Membership Chair
The American Salvage Association
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Education
William H. Bowen School of Law
J.D. (1997) | Law
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University of Rhode Island
B.A. (1994) | Maritime Affairs
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Professional Associations
The Rhode Island Association for Justice
Member
Current
Fort Lauderdale Mariners Club
Member
Current
American Salvage Association
Chair - Membership Committee
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Publications
Articles & Publications
A Swim: The Rhode Islander Who Refused to Drown
Flood Tide Press
Websites & Blogs
Website
Fulweiler llc
Blog
The Saltwater Law Blog
Blog
WorkBoat Magazine - LegalTalk Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
W.B. Franklin Bakery Building
40 Mary Street
First Floor - AFT
Newport, RI 02840
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 383-6293
Telephone: (401) 667-0977
Cell: (917) 445-1144