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Jeptha F. Barbour

Jeptha F. Barbour


1200 Riverplace Boulevard, Ste. 800
Jacksonville, FL 32207
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Jeptha F. Barbour


Jep Barbour handles a wide variety of high exposure, complex civil litigation cases including medical malpractice, professional liability, product liability, general tort liability, and commercial litigation. He received a B.B.A. from Stetson University and his J.D. from Stetson University College of Law in 1982.  Barbour is a Jacksonville native and has practiced law at Marks Gray, P.A. since 1982.

Admitted to Practice

  • Admitted in 1982, Florida
  • 1983, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • 1983, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida,
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, FL 1982 J.D.
  • Stetson University, DeLand, FL,1979 B.B.A.

Professional Affiliations/Organizations

  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • The Florida Bar
  • Jacksonville Bar Association, (President 1997)
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (President 2005)
  • International Association of Defense Counsel (Board 2014-2017)
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Jacksonville Defense Lawyers Association
  • Chester Bedell Inn of Court, Emeritus Member
  • IADC, Trial Academy, Stanford University (Director 2011)
  • The Florida Bar – Trial Lawyers Section, 2002-2008, Executive Council
  • Jacksonville Bar Young Lawyers Section (President 1990-91)
  • Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra Beach, (Board 1992-98) (President 1997-98)
  • The Bolles School Alumni Board
  • Leadership Jacksonville
  • Palms Presbyterian Church, (Elder)

Honors & Awards

  • Chambers and Partners, Band 1 in Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense – Florida: Jacksonville
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent Peer Rated
  • American Board of Trial Lawyers – Jacksonville Chapter 2019 Trial Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers, 13 consecutive years
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year for Litigation – Insurance, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2007-Present
    • Top 100 Lawyers 2009, 2013, 2016, 2021
  • Florida Trend Magazine, 2008-Present, Florida’s Legal Elite in civil trial


  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer by The Florida Bar



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