J. Clancey Bounds

Clancey Bounds, the founder of Bounds Law Group, has been a practicing trial lawyer since 1993. He has litigated cases in multiple states, including Florida, California, Arizona, New Jersey, North Carolina and Georgia, is licensed to practice law in five states, and has been admitted to practice in multiple federal jurisdictions. Specializing in medical malpractice, Mr. Bounds has obtained many multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients, including his first million-dollar verdict at the age of 30. He is also a frequent lecturer to legal associations and recognized as a Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyer – Top 25 by the Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyers Association.

Prior to founding Bounds Law Group, Mr. Bounds was a partner with a statewide medical malpractice defense firm and exclusively represented physicians and hospitals. After changing the focus of his practice to the injured and their families, Mr. Bounds joined the national firm of Maher, Guiley and Maher, where he was responsible for running the medical malpractice litigation department.

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B.A., University of Florida, 1990

J.D., Stetson University College of Law, 1993

Bar Admissions

Florida, 1993

Texas, 2002

Arizona, 2003

District of Columbia, 2003

California, 2004

Court Admissions

United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, 1994

United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, 2004


The Florida Bar

Florida Bar Constitutional Judiciary Committee

Florida Bar 9th Circuit Grievance Committee

American Association for Justice, State Delegate to Board of Directors

Florida Justice Association, Board of Directors

Melvin Belli Society

Southern Trial Lawyers Association

Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

American Board of Trial Advocates

Florida Supreme Court; Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases


Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent Rated

Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite

Daily Business Review Top Rated Lawyer in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Law

The National Trial Lawyers – Top 100

Top 25 Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyer

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