Attorney Jerry B. Wells, PL

Attorney Profile

Attorney Jerry B. Wells was born in Florida and has lived and worked here his whole life. For his entire career as an attorney, he has assisted clients in a variety of matters regarding Probate, Wills, and Trust Litigation. His mission is to provide clients with quality Estate Planning resources and representation. As one of the most experienced lawyers practicing in Daytona Beach today, he takes pride in treating each of his clients with the respect, professionalism, and dignity that such sensitive issues require.

Education

  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law at Samford University
  • B.A., University of Mississippi

BAR ADMISSIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Admitted to the Florida Bar, 1971
  • Admitted to the U.S. District Court, 1977
  • Admitted to the Florida Supreme Court, 1990
  • Admitted to the Volusia County Bar Association, 1975
    • Treasurer, 1974-1975
    • Chairman, Legal-Medical Liaison Committee, 1989-1992
    • Chairman, Liaison Committee between the Volusia County Bar Association and Volusia County Realtors, 2005
    • Chairman, Volusia Country Grievance Committee, 2006-2007, 2014
  • Florida Bar
    • Appointed to be a Circuit Representative for the 7th Judicial Circuit
    • Member of the Executive Committee, Probate and Trust Section
    • Member and Vice Chair of the Probate and Trust Litigation Committee
    • Member of the Trust Law Committee
    • Member of the Guardianship Committee
    • Member of the Section Probate, Trust Law
    • Member of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, 2005
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2014 - present
  • Invited into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum for million dollar will contest results, 1999-present
  • 2009 speaker at Florida CLE Seminar & Estate Symposium
  • Selected as a member of the Legal Elite in Florida Trend Business Magazine, 2011
  • 2013 Speaker at Florida Bar Seminar Fiduciary positions in Trust and Estate Litigation

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Listed with the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.

AV RATING

Jerry B. Wells has handled over 95 will and Trust Contests, plus has over 40 years of Probate, Trust, and Guardianship Litigation. He is rated AV by the Peer Review Rating System by Martindale-Hubbell.

He was a member of The Florida Bar/Florida Real Estate Commission Committee that drafted one of the standard form real property contracts still in use today.

Listed in Super Lawyers

We are listed with Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. We have been listed from 2014 - present