Attorney Raymond O. Bodiford  

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    A native of Florida, Raymond O. Bodiford has been representing the people
    of Florida for more than 25 years. He was born and raised in Miami, FL and
    attended Killian High School . For undergraduate school, he attended the
    University of Miami , knowing at an early age he wanted to be involved in
    advocating.

    He received his Bachelor's Degree in Political Science at the age of 20.
    He attended law school at the University of Florida in Gainesville where
    he graduated in 1981. During law school, he worked as a certified legal
    intern at the Public Defender's Office in Alachua County where he began
    his career as a trial lawyer.

    Upon graduation, he began working as the assistant public defender for the 16th judicial circuit where he handled
    cases from juvenile to capital murder. He moved to Orlando, FL in 1988 where he founded the law firm of Crews &
    Bodiford, PA and started litigating products liability cases.

    Mr. Bodiford has appeared in civil matters all over the country including venues in Maine, California, Illinois,
    Nevada, Texas, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Kentucky and Ohio . He serves as the chairman for the
    Products Liability Section of the American Association for Justice. He has taught numerous seminars on various
    topics mostly related to auto safety products liability issues including:

    "FRT Plywood The Coming Litigations Explosion," ATLA Annual Convention, San Diego, California, 1997;

    "Hand Tools That Kill," ATLA Annual Convention, Montreal, Canada, 2001;

    "Liability of Security Companies for Injuries During Robberies," ATLA Winter Convention, Miami Beach, Florida;

    "Issues in Litigation CLE," The State Bar of South Dakota, Clearwater, Florida;

    "Airbags that Cause Eye Injuries," ATLA Products Liability Litigation Group, Dallas, Texas, 2003;

    "Friendly Interior - Defects Due To Lack of Padding," ATLA Products Liability Litigation Group, New Orleans,
    Louisiana, 2003.

    Bar Admissions

    Supreme Court of Florida – October 30, 1981

    U.S. District Court - Middle District of Florida - April 8, 1983

    U.S. District Court - Southern District of Florida - May 20, 1986

    U.S. Court of Appeals – Eleventh Circuit – September 11, 1990

    U.S. District Court - Southern District of Texas - December 16, 1994

    U.S. District Court – Northern District of Florida - November 26, 2007




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    The Bodiford  Law Group represents seriuously injured people throughout Florida and the nation, including people in Orlando, Winter Park, Lakeland,
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