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John McCorvey Jr.

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John H. McCorvey, Jr. is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator and an accomplished litigation attorney with an extensive background in commercial and real estate litigation, including an emphasis on creditors’ rights.

John handles matters from routine to complex, for clients ranging from large institutions to individuals. Every client is important and he recognizes each client’s unique needs. John is committed to building long-term relationships with his clients based on honesty, integrity and trust. He is an effective problem-solver by ensuring he has a thorough understanding of his clients’ needs. The outcome is a long list of satisfied clients whom he has the pleasure of representing time and time again.

John’s practice areas include: business disputes, creditors’ rights, bankruptcy law, real estate litigation, garnishment, commercial collections, replevin, foreclosures, and asset recovery. In addition, John has been counsel of record in 3 appellate cases, 2 of which had favorable outcomes: Corporate Serv. v. Justus, 648 So.2d 844 (Fla. 1st DCA 1995) and U.S. Bank National Association v. Howell, 172 So.3d 874 (Fla. 1st DCA 2015).


  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., Cum Laude, 1989
    • Research Editor, Stetson Law Review
    • Best Speaker, Freshman Moot Court Competition
  • Stetson University, B.A. Finance, 1984
    • Resident Advisor
    • Representative, Student Government Association
    • Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity
    • Pi Kappa Phi Social Fraternity


Admitted to Practice

  • Admitted, U. S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Approved Mortgage Modification Mediator, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Attorney Member, Fourth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee “A” of The Florida Bar (2011 – 2014)
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator (2008 – Present)
  • The Florida Bar


Professional or Trade Affiliations

  • Accredited, Better Business Bureau, Rating: A+
  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Alumnus, Chester Bedell American Inn of Court
  • Associate Member, Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC
  • Member, Jacksonville Bar Association
    • President, Young Lawyers Section (1997 – 1998)
    • Chairman, Sole Practitioner/Small Firms Committee (2001 – 2002)
    • Chairman, Alternative Dispute Resolution (2020-2021)
    • Organizer, JBA Annual CLE/CME Seminar (2021)
  • Member, Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association
  • Member, Jacksonville Business Professionals
  • Member, Dispute Resolution Section of The American Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of the Cecil and Augusta Bailey Scholarship Award (criteria: leadership, scholarship and character), Stetson University College of Law, December, Class of ’89
  • “Rookie of the Year” Award Recipient from Stockton, Whatley & Davin
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell
  • 10 Superb rated attorney by Avvo