Clay Mitchell was a senior partner with Levin Papantonio. He lectured at continuing legal education seminars on the subject of trial advocacy and litigation techniques for his state association, as well as other state and bar associations across the country. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in 1961 and his law degree from Mercer University in 1965.
Mr. Mitchell was admitted to the State Bars of Florida and Montana, as well as numerous federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court. Throughout his 50 years of practice, he recovered substantial awards for his clients, including multi-million dollar settlements and trial verdicts. His closing arguments and opening statements have been published in several legal treatises, including Closing Argument, the Art and the Law by Jacob A. Stein and The Art of Advocacy- Opening Statements by Leonard Decof.
Mr. Mitchell was a member of the American Bar Association and the Florida Justice Association, as well as a member of the National Advisory Board of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America.