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Press Release: 5 HPS Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers for 2023, Eugene Pettis Listed as “Lawyer of the Year”

August 25, 2022

Press Release

Contact: Carrie T. Ryder
Director of Marketing

Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm (HPS), a leading Florida catastrophic injury law firm, is pleased to announce that James S. Haliczer, Eugene K. Pettis, Richard B. Schwamm, Kenneth J. Miller and HPS’s newest attorney, Richard L. Allen, Jr., are included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. In addition, Eugene Pettis is listed as a “Lawyer of the Year.” Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Practice area rankings are as follows:

Lawyer of the Year

  • Fort Lauderdale
    • Eugene K. Pettis – Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs  

Best Lawyers

  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
    • James S. Haliczer 
      • Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
      • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
    • Eugene K. Pettis
      • Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
      • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
    • Kenneth Miller 
      • Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
      • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Orlando, FL
    • Richard B. Schwamm
      • Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
      • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
    • Richard L. Allen, Jr. 
      • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

About Best Lawyers

Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

About Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm

Established in 1996, Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm has spent the past 25 years dedicated to seeking justice for their clients. The firm and its attorneys currently focus on representing clients in the areas of medical malpractice, wrongful death, personal injury and workers’ compensation matters, with offices located in both Fort Lauderdale and Orlando. Over the years, the attorneys at HPS have built a reputation for strong client advocacy and integrity. Outside attorneys are encouraged to contact us for co-counsel opportunities. Visit to learn more about our firm.

Our priority is to maintain the safety and comfort of our clients during the COVID-19 global health pandemic. We offer an array of telephone and virtual meeting formats (ex. ZOOM) so you may speak with our attorneys while protecting you and your loved ones. If interested, please call us at (954) 523-9922 or email us at–to discuss all our confidential remote meeting options. We look forward to continuing to help you in these challenging times.