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Naples and Fort Myers Employment Lawyer
For nearly 18 years, Jason L. Gunter has had his own private practice focusing exclusively on employment law. This focus allows Jason to apply his extensive experience and substantial resources to achieving the best possible results for his clients.
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Accomplished Legal Background
Jason earned his law degree from Nova Southeastern School of Law, graduating magna cum laude and ranking 4 of 243 in his class.
He was appointed to the Editorial Board of the Nova Southeastern Law Review. Jason received book awards — an honor given to the top law student in a class — in Trial Advocacy, Pre-trial Practice, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Remedies and Federal Jurisdiction. He was also awarded the Florida Bar Labor & Employment Law Section Scholarship for academic excellence in labor and employment law.
Jason started his law career with Ford & Harrison LLP, a national labor and employment management firm. In January 1999, he founded his own firm, Jason L. Gunter, P.A., to focus exclusively on personal injury and employment and labor law in Fort Myers and Naples. He has been an active and well-known employment and personal injury lawyer in Fort Myers and Naples for 18 years.
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Florida Bar Certified as a Labor and Employment Law Specialist
Jason Gunter was Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Labor and Employment Law in 2004. Certification is the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar of an attorney’s proficiency, knowledge, skills, professionalism and ethics within a given area of law. To earn certification, an attorney must undergo a rigorous application process that involves a written exam, peer review, extensive education within the field and demonstration of involvement in the specialty area. Only Florida board certified lawyers are permitted to identify themselves as specialists or experts.
Longtime Southwest Florida Resident
Jason was born in Terrell, Texas in 1965 and moved to Matlacha, Florida with his family in 1971. His family still has a home in the small fishing town. When not helping clients, Jason spends much of his time training for triathlons in Southwest Florida. He is a three-time Ironman triathlon finisher, has competed in more than 20 triathlons, including the Ironman World Championship in Kona Hawaii (2009) and the Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Clearwater, FL (2010) and Las Vegas, NV (2011). Jason has been featured on national television and recognized in newspapers and magazines. Jason is an avid cyclist and runner and he enjoys spending his spare time running and cycling with Southwest Florida groups.
Prior to attending law school, Jason worked as a firefighter for the Cape Coral Fire Department and was an active member of the IAFF Local 2424. In 1993, he was named Firefighter of the Year for the State of Florida.
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"I am a retired lawyer and an inactive CalBar member. I contacted Mr. Gunter, acting as a business consultant for a small business, regarding a lawsuit against that business within his specialty of employment and labor law. The issues were wrongful termination and Wage-Hour Law violations. I cannot recommend Mr. Gunter highly enough. The results were very favorable."