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Firm Overview

Kelley/Uustal is a nationally recognized, award-winning personal injury and litigation law firm located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. With 325 years of combined experience, we have successfully obtained hundreds of millions of dollars for clients in a variety of cases involving personal injury, catastrophic injuries, mass torts, class action, employment law, medical malpractice, and much more. We are committed to helping ensure that all people have access to the legal help they need to obtain justice, and fight tirelessly to ensure that our clients receive top-notch legal counsel. Don't wait to contact a Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyer from our team to discuss your case during a free consultation!
Main Office
500 N Federal Highway
Suite 200
Fort Lauderdale  FL  33301
  • (954) 715-4511
Personal Injury
Kelley/Uustal is the premier South Florida personal injury law firm.
The personal injury attorneys at Kelley/Uustal in Fort Lauderdale have over 325 years of combined experience. They have successfully handled some of the most complicated personal injury/medical malpractice related cases, including a General Motors' litigation case resulting in $60 million in compensation for the affected family.

Robert Kelley

Attorney Robert W. Kelley is a founding Partner at Kelley / Uustal. Mr. Kelley is a highly accomplished attorney and has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Lawyers in the United States. He has also earned numerous other awards and recognitions, including his continued inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America publication, Florida Super Lawyers Magazine, and South Florida's Best Lawyers.
Mr. Kelley has tried over 100 jury trials during his career. His record of success includes the 7th largest jury verdict in the country according to the National Law Journal, and more than 25 multi-million jury verdicts in a wide range of cases involving auto accidents, boating accidents, catastrophic injuries, medical malpractice, and construction accidents.

Attorney Kelley has been a Board Certified Civil Trial by the Florida Bar for over two decades, is a respected lecturer and law professor, and a committed member of his local community. Mr. Kelley is also the founder of The Dive Bar, an Underwater Bar Association comprised of SCUBA certified lawyers who are committed to the preservation of coral reefs and the marine environment of the Florida Keys.
  • Bar Number: 328596
    Florida , 1981
  • Nova University
    J.D. , 1981
    Robert Kelley graduation from Nova University's law school Cum Laude. He also served as Editor-in-Chief for the Nova Law Review, and was an Editor of the law school newspaper.

John Uustal

Attorney John Uustal is a founding Partner at the Fort Lauderdale law firm of Kelley / Uustal who specializes in protecting the rights of catastrophically injured victims. Mr. Uustal holds an impressive record of success, including many multi-million dollar verdicts and a $51 million car accident verdict, one of the largest verdicts ever awarded for an individual.

As a result of his continued success, Mr. Uustal has been named one of the Best lawyers in America and has been included in multiple editions of Florida Super Lawyers Magazine. He is certified by the Florida Bar as a Civil Trial Specialist and represents clients in class actions, fraud, and contingency business litigation, in addition to personal injury.
  • Bar Number: 73547
    Florida , 1996
  • University of Miami
    J.D. , 1996
  • Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service

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