The Ellsley Law Firm is a personal injury law firm located in Plantation, Florida. Mr. Ellsley is among only a few lawyers throughout the State of Florida who has earned the distinction of being a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer.

The Ellsley Law Firm has over 20 years of experience litigating and trying personal injury and wrongful death matters in South Florida. Our Plantation personal injury lawyers work tirelessly on behalf of individuals whose lives have changed unexpectedly and dramatically. While we recognize that it is quite often very difficult to return to life the way it was before a life changing incident, we are dedicated to doing everything in our power on a daily basis to improve the lives of those who have suffered.

Pursuing justice is often a long and confusing process for victims. This is especially true for those whose lives are in crisis as a result of a tragic event. Our staff strive to ensure that our clients are fully informed and engaged every step of the way. This is why we provide every client with a private and direct telephone line connecting them to the specific attorney handling their case.

Our main location is centrally located in Plantation, Florida. Our office is within minutes of the surrounding South Florida cities of Fort Lauderdale, Sunrise, Lauderhill, Oakland Park, Tamarac, Coral Springs, Pembroke Pines, Davie, Weston, and Miramar. If you are unable to travel to our office, we are more than happy to come to you.


$5.97 Million

Motorcycle Accident
Gross recovery against a landscaping company and various governmental entities for a motorcyclist who sustained injuries to his upper and lower body.

$4.4 Million

Scooter Accident
Gross recovery against a landscaping company and a handful of public entities and private companies on behalf of a motor scooter passenger who suffered traumatic brain injury.

$2.6 Million

Auto Accident
Gross recovery on behalf of a driver in a car crash who sustained a fracture of the non-dominant arm which required two surgeries.

$1.9 Million

Wrongful Death
Gross recovery on behalf of the parents of a deceased student-pilot who was tragically killed in a mid-air crash over the Everglades

The Ellsley Law Firm stands ready to help

Mr. Ellsley is a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer. This means that he has been certified (and recertified) by the Florida Bar as a specialist in the area of Civil Trial Law. Of the more than 100,000 lawyers who are licensed to practice law throughout the State of Florida, there are approximately 4,100 who are Board Certified. Of those, there are fewer than 3,000 who have achieved the distinct level of specialization in Civil Trial law that Mr. Ellsley has achieved. He has been rated by his peers as an AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubell. This is the highest ranking that can be achieved. Mr. Ellsley is also a Life Member of the exclusive Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a national organization of select trial attorneys who have achieved one or more verdicts or settlements in excess of 2 million dollars for an individual client. Fewer than one percent of all lawyers throughout the United States have been chosen for membership.

Mr. Ellsley was also the President of the Broward County Trial Lawyers Association in 2011.