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Josh Shore excels at legal research and writing and focuses his practice on complex trial and appellate litigation in state and federal court. He has successfully represented both individual and institutional clients in a variety of high stakes matters, including corporate divorces, contract disputes, and the civil implications of white-collar criminal investigations.

Josh is particularly adept at conveying complex concepts in simple, persuasive terms. He is an effective communicator who is driven to achieve the right result. Josh is highly skilled in all phases of the litigation process, from developing case strategies to implementing those strategies through thoughtful and compelling motion and discovery practice.

Josh’s clients and colleagues appreciate his hands-on, collaborative approach to problem solving and devising workable solutions to serious problems. Throughout his career at BSKS, Josh has leveraged his talent and experience in anticipating potential litigation outcomes to ensure the best possible result in every case, for every client.

 

BSKS Experience

  • Assisted Howard Srebnick to draft the briefs and prepare for oral argument before the United States Supreme Court in Sila Luis v. United States, resulting in a landmark decision restricting the government’s ability, before trial, to restrain assets that are not traceable to criminal activity when those assets are needed to exercise the Sixth Amendment right to retain counsel.

  • Represented Rolls-Royce entities in a variety of matters, including those alleging fraud, contract, warranty, and conspiracy claims.

  • Provided support for investors in litigation concerning the Miami World Center development project which resulted in a favorable settlement with their former partners.

  • Defended an attempted corporate dissolution of a military and defense contracting firm by its co-founder which resulted in a favorable settlement on behalf of the corporation and its executives.

  • Obtained a dismissal of multi-million dollar fraud and conspiracy claims asserted by a bank in liquidation against a former professional race car driver.

  • Achieved a favorable verdict, following a week-long jury trial, against a bank and securities broker who participated in the unauthorized transfer of millions of dollars of assets to recoup the inheritance that was diminished as a result of those transfers.

  • Represented the majority shareholder of an electronic financial services firm in a corporate dissociation action against the minority members.

Prior Experience

Josh served as a federal law clerk to U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez and U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrea M. Simonton of the Southern District of Florida. He also worked as a law clerk in the appellate practice and civil litigation divisions at Podhurst Orseck, P.A.

As a law student, Josh worked as a research assistant for Professors Donna Coker and Edgardo Rotman. He also served as an intern to U.S. Magistrate Judge Theodore Klein of the Southern District of Florida, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida, and the Office of President William J. Clinton in New York.

Awards and Recognition

  • "Top Up and Comer," South Florida Legal Guide, 2018-2019
  • "Rising Star," Florida Super Lawyers, 2013-2019
  • "Florida Legal Elite," Florida Trend, 2018-2019
  • "Florida Legal Elite Up and Comer," Florida Trend, 2014-2017
  • "Most Effective Lawyers: Appellate," Daily Business Review, 2016
  • Outstanding Articles and Comments Editor, University of Miami Inter-American Law Review, 2006
  • Dean’s Merit Scholarship Recipient
  • Litigation Skills Honors Recipient
  • CALI (Excellence for the Future) Award Recipient
  • David P. Catsman Fellow, University of Miami Center for Ethics and Public Service

Published Articles

  • Authored The Pasquantino Plea: The Unfortunate Decline of the Revenue Rule and the Imprudent Extraterritorial Expansion of the Wire Fraud Statute to Enforce Foreign Tax Law, 37 U. Miami Inter-Am. L. Rev. 197 (2006).

Court Admissions

  • Florida, 2006
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2007