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About The High Stack Law Firm
The High Stack Law Firm is among the oldest and most accomplished personal injury firms in the state of Florida, and we have been fighting for the rights of the injured for more than half a century. Founded in 1962 in Miami by Charles “Bud” R. Stack and then mayor of Miami, Robert King High, the firm was later joined by Edward B. Davis, who was appointed by President Jimmy Carter as a United States District Court Judge. In the years that followed, High Stack opened its Melbourne office, and we have since that time assisted hundreds of clients with all types of cases, recovering more than $100 million in verdicts and settlements.
Our Founding Partner
Charles R. “Bud” Stack 1930-2022
Bud Stack was nationally certified as a trial lawyer through the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He was also board certified by the Florida Bar since The Florida Bar first established certifications. He attained numerous million dollar plus verdicts and settlements, some which are record-makers, and is one of the founding members of the law firm.
Mr. Stack attained numerous honors and special memberships throughout his legal career. He attained membership in the Florida Bar, The American Bar Association, the Hillsborough Bar Association, Florida Trial Lawyers, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Florida Lawyers Action committee, and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He was a founding member of the National lawyers for Public Justice, a member of the Committee of 100- AFTL, ATLA Diplomate, AFTL Diplomate, Chairman of the Florida Bar Legislative Committee (Eleventh Circuit), “M” Club, ATLA, Presidents Club of Florida State University, roscoe Pound Foundation (Fellow), American Judicative Society, U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society, and Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Additionally, he served as a member of the ABA Committee on Products, General Liability and consumer Law, ABA Trial Techniques Committee, President’s council of the University of Florida, University of Florida Trusler Society – (Advocate), 75th Anniversary Club of the University of Florida College of Law, the University of Florida Law School Foundation, Law School Class Representative and member of the Campaign for Justice, Legal Services. Mr. Stack also served on various governmental commissions. He was Chairman of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission for six years, whose function is to screen applicants for judgeships for the Governor.
Mr. Stack served on the City of Miami Downtown Development Authority. Dade County Corporate Income Tax Committee (Chairman), United States District Court Peer Review Commission-Southern District of Florida, A Better Constitution Committee (ABC), and the Academy of Florida Trail Lawyers. He received recognition in Who’s Who Among American lawyers, Who’s Who in Florida, Outstanding Floridians, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Who’s Who in American, Leading American Attorneys and Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He received the Police Benevolent Association Certificate of Outstanding Services and is a Charter member of the Coalition of Family Safety.
He was admitted to practice in all State of Florida courts; the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida; United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal; United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal: United States Fourth Circuit Court of appeal; United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal; United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal; United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal; and the United States Supreme Court. He served as a college law instructor at the University of South Florida and has been a lecturer for the American Institute of Banking. The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Foundation, and the Academy of Florida Trail Lawyers. He received recognition in Who’s Who Among American lawyers, Who’s Who in Florida, Outstanding Floridians, Who’s who in south and Southwest. Who’s Who in American Leading American Attorneys and Bar Register of Preeminent lawyers. He received the Police Benevolent Association Certificate of Outstanding Services and is a Charter member of the coalition of Family Safety.
Mr. Stack was selected by the President of the United States and nominated to serve as judge on the second highest court level in the nation- the U.S. Court of Appeals. Mr. Stack chose to withdraw his nomination and a Senior partner of the firm until 2012, when he retired and renamed
Mr. Gordon become the senior partner and owner of the firm.
Mr. Stack was raised in Melbourne, Florida and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida College of law. He graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. As an active trial lawyer, he has lived in Tampa, Miami, and Melbourne and has conducted trials throughout the State of Florida.
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