Joseph R. Fields Jr., Esq.Director of Family Law and ADA Litigation
After more than 20 years of fighting for the rights of plaintiffs in matters involving, family law, disability discrimination, personal injury and other civil areas, Joseph R. Fields, Jr., Esq., an AV-rated attorney, runs LaBovick Law Group's Florida Family Law and ADA Litigation divisions.
Mr. Fields, has a distinguished reputation in the community for having compassion in representing the injured, disabled and individuals in custody or divorce disputes. He has served on several boards and committees over the years including the Family Law Committee. Military Affairs Committee, Special Needs of Children Committee, Client Relations Committee, among many others.
Mr. Fields, was admitted to the Florida State Bar and Federal Bar in 1987. He was admitted to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in 1988 and the United States Supreme Court in 1993.
Mr. Fields graduated from the University of Central Florida in 1983 with a Bachelor of Arts. In continuing his education, Mr. Fields graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 1986 with a Juris Doctor.
Mr. Fields has been a proud resident of Palm Beach County for more than 20 years, and in his spare time he enjoys spending time with his children and sailing.
Mr. Fields testified before Congress on May 18, 2000 on the subject of Amending the Americans With Disabilities Act. Click on the following link to view the CSPAN Video: Joseph R. Fields, Esq., testifying before Congress on Amending the Americans With Disabilities Act
J.D., Stetson University College of Law, 1986
B.S., University of Central Florida, 1983
Jurisdictions Admitted to PracticeFlorida, 1987
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1987
11th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1988
U.S, Supreme Court, 1993
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
Florida Bar Association
Palm Beach County Bar Association
Palm Beach County Justice Association
Florida Justice Association
Million Dollar Verdict Club
Coalition for Independent Living Options, Inc.
Co-Author, City of West Palm Beach Equal Opportunity Ordinance
Sunfest: Chair, Accessibility Committee; Board of Directors
Chairperson, City of West Palm Beach, Barrier Free Environment Committee
Congressional, Expert Witness, ADA Litigation Abuses Congressional Hearings
Palm Beach Sailing Club, Board of Directors 2003 - 2010
Palm Beach Sailing Club, Vice Commodore 2006 & 2008
Palm Beach Sailing Club, Commodore 2007 & 2009