With over 20 years of legal experience, Dan Mowrey decided to form Mowrey Law to carry out his practice and passion for helping others. His dedication to helping others achieve and obtain justice is the inspiration for the firm’s focus on personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death and civil litigation.
Over the past decade, Dan has focused his work on personal injury and other complex civil litigation representing individuals and small business in their time of need. Mr. Mowrey’s approach is straightforward, consistent and down-to-earth. Whether visiting the location of an incident or being readily available to his clients, Mr. Mowrey is committed to covering all aspects of your matter to ensure every detail of your case is handled. Through hard work and a strong work ethic, Dan and his team are devoted to fight against insurers and other at-fault or negligent parties to attain the compensation his clients rightfully deserve. Dan always keeps the best interest of his clients in mind and is committed to helping injured parties find justice through the civil court system. Dan strives to assist the injured and disabled through the justice system, treating injured victims and their families as his own. Active in the St. Augustine business and philanthropic arenas, Dan is committed to giving back to the community that he and his family have called home for over twenty years.
Prior to starting Mowrey Law Firm, Mr. Mowrey graduated from Florida State University in 1994. After graduation, Dan worked for two years at a national trucking company before attending law school at Florida Coastal in Jacksonville, FL. After obtaining his law degree in 2000, Dan was immediately hired as an Assistant State Attorney for the Office of the State Attorney Seventh Judicial Circuit, St. Augustine, Florida. After four years at the State Attorney’s Office, Dan ventured into private practice concentrating on guiding and advising individuals and small business through complex legal matters. In 2008 Mr. Mowrey became a founding partner in Mowrey Shoemaker Beardsley (“MSB”), a firm regarded by many in the area as one of St. Johns County’s most prestigious law firms. While at MSB, Mr. Mowrey primarily focused his practice on personal injury, medical malpractice and complex civil matters. Combining his early years with the State Attorney’s Office with his many years of private practice, Dan has gleaned substantial trial experience, having tried over 50 jury and over 150 non-jury trials.
For over a decade, Josh Saxon has focused on counseling individuals and business owners on matters ranging from small claims and county court disputes to complex litigation matters. Well versed in a variety of practice areas, Josh has developed a no-nonsense, direct approach to handling his client’s cases. Josh works with his clients to discuss the best strategy for pursuing their goals and, when a lawsuit occurs, to resolve disputes in the most economical and effective way possible. Having worked as an associate attorney and eventual partner in his previous firm, Josh brings a valuable blend of transactional and courtroom experience to Mowrey Law.
Josh currently focuses his practice on representing clients in personal injury and civil litigation. He is an active member of both the Florida and Georgia Bar Associations, and has litigated matters in the United States District Courts along with the trial courts in multiple states. Josh is an active member in the community volunteering on several area boards in addition to offering his time through pro bono clinics provided by the St. Johns County Legal Aid Office.
Mr. Saxon graduated from the University of Georgia in 2003 and was awarded a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication along with a minor in speech communications. In 2008, he earned his juris doctorate from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida. While in law school, he clerked for Parks & Associates, working directly with board-certified civil trial attorney Scott Parks and assisting the Atlantic Beach practice with tort litigation including medical malpractice and auto accidents involving serious bodily injury or death.
Ronald Mowrey has spent nearly 50 years working in the legal field. His vast array of knowledge, experience and expertise is an invaluable asset to the firm and its clients. Early in his career, he served with the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1969 to 1973. After a short time as assistant general counsel at the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, he became a public defender to sharpen his trial experience. He was appointed by the Governor in 1975 to serve as the Public Defender for the circuit that at that time included Lake City. He has served as special counsel to Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustees and served as counsel for unsecured creditor committees in bankruptcy cases involving large, corporate entities. Finally, Mr. Mowrey served as a Federal Bankruptcy Trustee in his own right for 17 years.
In addition to his considerable bankruptcy experience, Mr. Mowrey has a background of participation and involvement in local government and municipal litigation matters. He has served as special counsel for the Florida Association of Counties, and has successfully litigated suits for Local Government and Special Districts including (1) suits against engineers for faulty service; (2) alleged improper and unlawful employment termination; (3) substantial contracts for public entities; (4) allegations of improper actions by County officials. He represented the County in significant environmental protection issues regarding wastewater treatment plants involving City of Tallahassee. He also represented the Department of Insurance in complicated bankruptcy and reorganization matters in and out of the state of Florida. With extensive experience in public agency law regarding Sunshine law, Public Records law, bidding, procuring, personnel, administrative and legislative matters. He served as general counsel for 20 years for the Florida Sheriffs Self Insurance Funds. His duties included liability, automobile risk, worker’s compensation health insurance with over $300,000,000 in assets while negotiating meetings with Lloyd’s of London regarding funds reinsurance. He has represented Tax Collectors, Supervisors of Elections, the Clerk of the Circuit Courts, and Property Appraiser Adjustment Boards in various litigation and transactional matters.