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Theodore Babbitt

1641 Worthington Road, Suite 100 West Palm Beach, Florida 33409
Firm: Babbitt & Johnson P.A.
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Babbitt & Johnson P.A.

Years In Practice

Phone Number (561) 684-2500

Theodore (Ted) Babbitt is a personal injury expert in Florida and a Managing Partner at Babbitt & Johnson, P.A. He represents individuals in personal injury, wrongful death, and commercial cases. He graduated from the University of Florida with a B.A. with honors in 1963 and received his J.D. from the University of Florida in 1965. At the age of 17, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps and still managed to be sworn in as an attorney at the age of 23.

Ted obtained the first jury verdict in excess of one million dollars in Palm Beach County in 1975 and the first verdict for a plaintiff in a medical malpractice case in Palm Beach County in 1970.

He is currently a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, an invite-only membership limited to 100 of the top plaintiffs' lawyers in the United States. He is also a fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and The American College of Trial Lawyers.

He has held every position in the Palm Beach County Bar Association, which includes President. He's also a writer for the association.

He is also a certified flight instructor with 4500 hours of flight time and holds a commercial pilot, twin-engine, instrument rating, and glider rating.

Ted was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019. He’s been listed in Best Lawyers since the 1987 edition. He’s been selected in Super Lawyers every year since 2006.

What legal services does this lawyer offer?
How is this lawyer compensated?
Contingency Fees
This lawyer is compensated by clients, often based on a contingency fee.
Lawyer of the Year recognition for Theodore Babbitt
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, West Palm Beach (2013)
Personal Injury Litigation, West Palm Beach (2011)
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2006
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2007
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2008
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2009
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2010
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2011
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2012
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2013
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2014
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2015
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2016
  • Governors Task Force on Medical Malpractice
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year, 2010 - Present
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2017
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America, 1987 - Present
Organizations & Affiliations
American Association for Justice
Co-Dean of Medical Malpractice Specialized Courses
American Association For Justice
American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
American Board of Trial Advocates
American College of Trial Lawyers
American Inns of Court, Palm Beach County
American Mensa Society
Life Member
Florida Bar Association
Vice Chairman
Florida’s Children First
Board Member
Governor’s Task Force on Medical Malpractice (Appointed by Governor Bob Graham)
Inner Circle of Advocates
International Academy of Trial Lawyers
John Marshall Bar Association (Student Bar Association)
President and Secretary
National Conference of Bar Presidents
Palm Beach County Bar Association
Palm Beach County Bar Association
Medical Malpractice Arbitration Advisory Committee
Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society
Supreme Court of Florida
Member, Commission on Complex Litigation
The American Society of Law & Medicine
The Florida Justice Association
Medical Malpractice Task Force
The Florida Justice Association
Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group
University of Florida, J.D.
Graduated 1965
University of Florida, BA cum laude
Graduated 1963
Contact Details and Office Locations
Office: (561) 684-2500
1641 Worthington Road, Suite 100
West Palm Beach, Florida 33409
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