• Defense Base Act

    Injuries and even death, that occurs when a person is working overseas are often covered under the Defense Base Act or DBA.

  • Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act

    LHWCA provides employment-injury and occupational-disease protection to approximately 500,000 workers

Paul M. Doolittle

Paul M. Doolittle

Paul is just one of forty-three attorneys in Florida who have been elected to the board of Florida Workers’ Advocates (FWA), an organization of attorneys devoted to protecting the rights of injured workers through lobbying and legislative efforts.  Paul has served on the FWA board for over a decade.

In addition to serving FWA, Paul is an Advocate-level board member of the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG), a national non-profit organization dedicated to representing the interests of injured workers.

Paul has won numerous awards from the Florida Justice Association (FJA) f/k/a The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers.  Each year, the Academy elects one member throughout the state of Florida, to serve as the Chair of the Academy’s Workers’ Compensation section.  In 2002, Paul was privileged to have been elected to that position.

Paul was also appointed to the Board of Directors of the Department of Labor Joint Bar Association, on behalf of Claimants, for the term of January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2018.

Zachary G. Tucker

Zach began interning at the firm as a law clerk in late 2011. After passing the Florida bar exam in 2012, Zach was hired as an Associate Attorney. Zach graduated from Florida Coastal School of Law where he was an active member of the mock trial team, served as executive board treasurer for the Student Bar Association, and presided as a Justice on the student body’s Honor Court. Zach and Paul co-authored Death Benefits Under the Longshore and Defense Base Acts, which was published in the Loyola Maritime Law Journal in 2012. Additionally, Zach is a member of the E. Robert Williams American Inn of Court (by invitation only), which focuses on workers’ compensation.

The Law Office of Paul M. Doolittle
has long been passionate about protecting and defending the rights of the injured, particularly workers injured on the job. Paul's Jacksonville based practice is focused on:


  • “To anyone that needs a good attorney, I would highly recommend Mr. Doolittle.”

    Vernon M, Client

  • “Although my elderly father’s claim lasted several years, Mr. Doolittle continued to fight for us until we prevailed.  We appreciate all that he does for our family.”

    Elbert R., Client

  • “I was very pleased with the outcome of  my claim and the service provided by  Mr. Doolittle and his staff.”

    Rudolph H., Client