Bob Pope represents employers and insurance carriers in defending workers' compensation and liability claims. His clients include national insurers, hotel chains, governmental entities, health insurers, transportation companies, servicing agents and self-insureds, local employers, and health care agencies.  By peer review, Bob has been given the rating of "AV Preeminent," the highest rating possible through Martindale-Hubbell. Earlier in his legal career, he was an Assistant State Attorney in Florida.  He also has past experience in civil trial practice handling a number of civil jury trials.

Professional Activities

  • Georgia Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section
  • Defense Research Institute, Employment Law Section
  • The Florida Bar Florida Workers' Compensation Rules Committee, past member
  • Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce
  • American Inns of Court - Master of the Bench

Bob is a regular speaker and lecturer on topics relating to workers' compensation and employment matters at various local and statewide seminars


  • The Florida Bar
  • The Georgia Bar
  • The Ohio Bar
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida


  • Mercer University and Walter F. George School of Law, J.D., 1987
  • Florida Atlantic University, B.A., with honors, 1979