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Justin D.  Niznik

Justin D. Niznik


Justin Niznik concentrates his practice in the areas of product liability, premises liability, warranty and construction litigation. With a background as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps and as a trial attorney for the State of Florida, he is armed with the leadership and tenacity necessary to defend his clients in all phases of litigation.  

Justin is well-versed in defending commercial and warranty claims on behalf of manufacturers, dealers and distributors of passenger cars, trucks, motorcycles and boats at the trial and appellate stage throughout Florida. He has represented clients in arbitrations including AAA arbitrations, Better Business Bureau arbitrations and Florida Lemon Law arbitrations. He also educates businesses on how to handle these consumer-based claims.

With respect to his product liability practice, Justin uses the paramedic and combat lifesaving training he received in the United States Marine Corps to leverage his understanding of complex issues in the medical device and fitness industry. His knowledge of the science and regulation of medical devices such as prosthetics and other orthopedic devices, pacemakers and mesh slings helps him devise a strong defense for his clients. Additionally, his undergrad background in exercise and sports science gives him the tools needed to understand human anatomy and physiology as it is related to the medical device, pharmaceutical realm, and fitness realm. Justin also handles defense work for insurers of restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in premises liability, negligent security, and dram shop liability actions.

Justin logged hundreds of hours in the courtroom while representing the State of Florida as a prosecutor in adversarial hearings and trials. He served as lead trial attorney in more than 60 jury trials that went to verdict. For his efforts, he was honored with the MADD Central Florida Prosecutor of the Year Award and Attorney Employee of the Year Award. While serving in United States Marine Corps for four years, Justin was deployed to Iraq twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2004

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida


  • University of Florida, M.B.A., 2018
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D., 2004
  • University of Florida, B.S., 2000

Professional Associations

    • The Florida Bar
    • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
    • Seminole County Bar Association
    • Volie A. Williams Inn of Court

Recent News, Events and Blogs

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Speaking Engagements

  • "Preparing Your Case for Arbitration," Presenter, Florida Defense Lawyers Association CLE, November 2019
  • “Warranty Claims Handling 101,” Presenter, Warranty Chain Management Conference, March 2019
  • “Warranty Claims Handling 101,” Presenter, Warranty Chain Management Conference, March 2016