Mr. Forte is an Associate in the Firm’s Workers’ Compensation Defense Litigation Group. He also handles general liability, insurance defense, and criminal defense matters. Mr. Forte is “AV” peer rated by Martindale-Hubbell, with respect to both workers’ compensation and criminal defense. This is the highest rating established by Martindale-Hubbell.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Forte was an Assistant Public Defender in the 11th Judicial Circuit in Miami, FL. In Law School, Mr. Forte was a member of the International Moot Court Board, serving as its Competition Chairman. Mr. Forte was also a Dean’s Fellow for the Department of Legal Research and Writing. Mr. Forte is a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, serving on its Professionalism and Workers’ Compensation committees. Mr. Forte is an active member of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches. Mr. Forte received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida. He is a 2004 graduate of St. Thomas University School of Law.