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Sean C. Domnick is an experienced civil trial lawyer and shareholder in the law firm of Domnick Cunningham & Yaffa. He has a statewide and national practice devoted solely to trial work and has dedicated his practice to seeking justice for clients who have suffered catastrophic injury. He is a national leader in the plaintiff’s bar and currently serves as President of the American Association for Justice.

Mr. Domnick has tried cases throughout the country and recovered multi-million dollar verdicts for his clients. His areas of specialization include litigating cases involving wrongful death, medical malpractice, product liability, and nursing home abuse. His notable results have earned him #1 ranking on the Jury Verdict Round-Up “Top Medical Malpractice Verdicts of 2014” and the Daily Business Review “Verdicts Hall of Fame” Award in 2015. One of his landmark cases resulted in a $20M jury verdict in favor of his client, Darian Wisekal, who died of cervical cancer due to a medical misdiagnosis in which the lab failed to accurately read her pap smear results.

Mr. Domnick has earned Florida Bar Board Certification, which is the highest level of recognition by the Florida Bar for competency and experience within civil trial law. His considerable jury trial experience and demonstrated knowledge of the law have resulted in several high-profile cases that have attracted local, state, and national attention. His legal accolades include recognition in The Best Lawyers in America©, Florida Super Lawyers, and inclusion on Florida Trend’s Legal Elite list. He is also the 2015 recipient of the BJ Masterson Award, an award distinguishing attorneys who display the highest degree of ethical professionalism. Mr. Domnick serves as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, two prestigious and highly selective organizations that are only accessible to distinguished members of the trial bar.

Beyond his professional success, Mr. Domnick has a record of leadership born from his commitment to professional service. He currently serves as President-Elect of the American Association for Justice and is Past President of the Palm Beach County Justice Association. He has served on the Board of the Florida Justice Association since 1996 and is Past President of the Miami Dade Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Domnick received both his Juris Doctorate and undergraduate degree from the University of Florida.

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  • The Best Lawyers in America© (2005-2024)
    • Palm Beach Gardens, FL
      • Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
      • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • The Best Lawyers in America© “Lawyer of the Year” (2024)
    • West Palm Beach, FL
      • Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers (2020 – 2024)
  • American Association for Justice 
    • Joe Tonahill Award (2023)
    • AAJ Wiedemann & Wysocki (2019)
    • AAJ Certificate of Recognition (2018)
    • Above and Beyond Award (2017)
    • Distinguished Service Award (2012, 2014, 2016)
  • Florida Super Lawyers Top 100 (2016-2017, 2019-2023
  • Miami Super Lawyers Top 100 (2016-2023)
  • Florida Super Lawyers (2006-2023)
  • Palm Beach Illustrated “Top Lawyer” (2018-2019, 2023)
  • Florida Trend Legal Elite (2004-2022)
  • Florida Justice Association 
    • Jon E. Krupnick Award  (2018)
    • W. McKinley Smiley Jr. Award (2018)
    • BJ Masterson Award for Professionalism (2015)
    • Crystal Eagle Recipient (2007)
    • Gold Eagle Recipient (2000, 2004)
    • Bronze Eagle Recipient (2001)
    • Legislative Leadership “Shoe Leather Award” (2001, 2003-2004)
    • Silver Eagle Recipient (1998, 1999, 2003, 2007)
  • AV Rated – Martindale-Hubbell
  • The National Trial Lawyers – Top 100
  • AVVO “Superb Rated Attorney”
  • Best Lawyers in South Florida (2016)
  • Daily Business Review, Verdicts Hall of Fame Award Winner (2015)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© “Lawyer of the Year” (2014)
    • West Palm Beach, FL
      • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • South Florida’s Top Lawyers, The Miami Herald (2010)
  • Florida Monthly – Florida’s Top Lawyers as Chosen by Their Peers (2004)
  • Florida Trend Magazine – The State’s Legal Leaders (2004)

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