Adams Hall Schieffelin & Smith, P.A. - medical malpractice defense

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Adams Hall Schieffelin & Smith, P.A.
1030 West Canton Ave., Ste 200
Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone: 407-378-4762
Toll Free: 888-839-7596
Fax: 407-628-3848
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Who We Are:

A Florida
General and Insurance
Defense Litigation 
Law Firm.

Who We Serve:

Businesses and Professionals
Throughout Florida.

Thomas L. Schieffelin Jr.

Thomas L. Schieffelin Jr.

Winter Park, Florida

Tom was born in Savannah, Georgia. He received his undergraduate degree from Spring Hill College in 1984 and his law degree, with honors, from the University of Florida in 1987. He joined the firm in 1987.

Tom is AV peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell, considered the profession's highest recognition for legal ability and ethical standards. He frequently serves as a faculty presenter at the University of Central Florida, conducting mock trials and lecturing on issues related to risk management, COBRA and living wills.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1987

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Law
  • Hospital Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Trial Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1987


  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. - 1987
    • Honors: With Honors
  • Spring Hill College, Mobile, Alabama
    • B.A. - 1984


  • Lecturer, Risk Management, University of Central Florida
  • Mock Trials for Students and Clients, University of Central Florida
  • Presentations to Physicians on COBRA and Other Critical Issues, University of Central Florida
  • Presentations to Area Seniors on Living Wills, University of Central Florida

Honors and Awards

  • 'AV' Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • Central Florida Medical Malpractice Claims Council, Member


  • Phi Alpha Theta

The attorneys of Adams Hall Schieffelin & Smith, P.A., represent clients in general and insurance defense litigation throughout Florida, including in Orlando, Daytona Beach, Tampa Bay, Clearwater, Lakeland, Jacksonville, West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Panama City, Tallahassee, Pensacola, New Smyrna Beach, Ormond Beach, Palm Coast, Cocoa Beach, Melbourne, Titusville, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Winter Haven, Kissimmee, Tavares, Leesburg, Ocala, Brevard County and Orange County.