Ward Damon

Jason E. Handin

Profile

Jason is an associate at Ward Damon and focuses his practice on business, commercial, and construction matters involving litigation and arbitration. He also has experience in the areas of product liability and general liability. Jason has represented a variety of clients, including international wholesale and retail corporations, national general contractors and real estate developers, local and statewide subcontractors, commercial property owners and managers, hotels, and homeowner’s associations.

With regard to construction matters, he is experienced in the Chapter 558 process and all aspects of construction defect litigation, as well as delay claims, warranty claims, contract claims, and liens. Jason’s construction practice has involved residential and commercial projects ranging in value from $10,000 to $40 million.

Jason has represented small and large corporate entities related to contract and tort claims, loss of profits and opportunity, trade secrets, and breach of fiduciary duties. His experience, in a number of related areas, combined with his thorough and meticulous approach to each and every client’s needs, make him a knowledgeable and steadfast advocate and counselor that his clients find not only beneficial, but also essential.

Jason earned his Bachelor of Science degree and Juris Doctor degree, with honors, from the University of Florida. He is a Florida native and second-generation attorney who lives in Boynton Beach with his wife, Aimee, a school counselor for the School District of Palm Beach County, and their dog, Huey.

  • Complex and Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
  • Construction Litigation and Arbitration
  • Business Law and Entity Formation
  • Contract Drafting
  • Florida Bar (2012)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (2012)
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida (2012)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit (2012)
  • Law-Related Education Standing Committee, Florida Bar (2014-2017 term)
  • Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches
  • Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County
  • Florida Blue Key
  • Alumni Mentor, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Building Board of Adjustment and Appeals, City of Boynton Beach (2014-2015)
  • Advisor and Presenter, Jeaga Middle School Pre-Law Academy
  • Board of Directors, Gold Coast Builders Association
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine (2016 - 2018)
  • Florida Legislature Deliberates Hot-Button Issue of Judicial Term Limits, Daily Business Review (5/2/17)
  • Vital Retention: Document Retention Policies Can be Inconsistent With Recommendations, Construction Today Magazine (Nov./Dec. 2016)
  • Construction Defect Lawsuits Often Hinge on Document Retention, Daily Business Review (10/26/16)
  • New Law Sets Pre-Suit Rules in Construction Defect Cases, Daily Business Review (6/24/15)
  • Avvo Top Contributor 2014 - Litigation
  • Book Awards (Civil Procedure II, Property, and Trial Practice)
  • Dean’s List, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2012)
  • University of Florida (B.S., 2009)
Ward Damon

Areas of Practice

Areas of Practice

  • Complex and Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
  • Construction Litigation and Arbitration
  • Business Law and Entity Formation
  • Contract Drafting

Licenses and Affiliations

  • Florida Bar (2012)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (2012)
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida (2012)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit (2012)

Professional Memberships

  • Law-Related Education Standing Committee, Florida Bar (2014-2017 term)
  • Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches
  • Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County
  • Florida Blue Key
  • Alumni Mentor, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Building Board of Adjustment and Appeals, City of Boynton Beach (2014-2015)
  • Advisor and Presenter, Jeaga Middle School Pre-Law Academy
  • Board of Directors, Gold Coast Builders Association

Publications and Honors

  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine (2016 - 2018)
  • Florida Legislature Deliberates Hot-Button Issue of Judicial Term Limits, Daily Business Review (5/2/17)
  • Vital Retention: Document Retention Policies Can be Inconsistent With Recommendations, Construction Today Magazine (Nov./Dec. 2016)
  • Construction Defect Lawsuits Often Hinge on Document Retention, Daily Business Review (10/26/16)
  • New Law Sets Pre-Suit Rules in Construction Defect Cases, Daily Business Review (6/24/15)
  • Avvo Top Contributor 2014 - Litigation
  • Book Awards (Civil Procedure II, Property, and Trial Practice)
  • Dean’s List, University of Florida Levin College of Law

Education

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2012)
  • University of Florida (B.S., 2009)
Ward Damon