Fred Cunningham Awarded Centurion Award by Florida Justice Association
Fred A. Cunningham, a shareholder at Domnick Cunningham & Yaffa, was honored with the Centurion Award at the Florida Justice Association (FJA) Annual Convention in St. Petersburg, Florida on June 16, 2017. The Florida Justice Association is a statewide organization representing plaintiff attorneys whose mission is to strengthen and uphold the civil justice system and protect the rights of Florida’s citizens and consumers.
The Centurion Award is presented for making an exceptionally generous lifetime contribution to advance the mission of the organization and to ensure the rights of Florida’s citizens are always protected. Over the 50-year history of the organization, there have only been 27 attorneys who have received the distinction of being named a Centurion. Mr. Cunningham was also awarded a Silver EAGLE award for leadership in fundraising and an unwavering commitment to justice. His record of leadership in the organization is extensive, including service as President in 2012, and numerous awards, including the President’s Award for leadership in 2015. In 2016, the FJA honored him with the Perry Nichols Award, the most prestigious award given by the organization, to an attorney whose “perseverance, commitment, and unmatched dedication to the civil justice system is at the forefront of their lives.”
Mr. Cunningham is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with a national practice devoted to representing victims of catastrophic personal injury and insurance company bad faith. In addition to service as Past President of FJA and the Palm Beach County Justice Association, he has the distinct privilege of serving as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Melvin M, Belli Society, a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and a Fellow of the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel.
Domnick Cunningham & Yaffa is a national civil litigation firm based in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. The firm specializes in complex litigation including catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, nursing home abuse, trucking, and insurance bad faith litigation. For more information, visit www.dcwlaw.com or call 561-625-6260.