Jeff Herman Reflects on Success and Working Methods

Education and Early Career
Jeff Herman is the Founder of Jeff Herman Law, a nationally recognized Law Firm specializing in representing victims of sexual abuse. Jeff Herman began practicing law in 1985 after receiving his Juris Doctorate from Case Western Reserve School of Law earlier that year. During his career spanning from 1985, he has represented one thousand brave men, women, and children. Herman Law, according to Miami Herald “…the country’s leading attorney when it comes to handling high-profile sexual abuse lawsuits.”

Accomplishments and Turnovers
Jeff Herman was the first lawyer to keep the Catholic Church from dropping his cases by using the statute of limitations technicalities. Jeff Herman was able to win 100 cases of sexual abuse directed at the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Miami by showing the Church had committed fraud in withholding sexual abuse history of its priests.

Advice to Self
Jeff Herman would tell his younger self to be patient. Herman sees that in time all things work out as they are supposed to be. You can’t force your future. All you can do is “hang in there” and be patient. He admits that he wished he would have enjoyed the ride more and spend less time anxiously waiting for the results.

Personal Path to Success
There are five elements to success, as Jeff Herman understands his own: passion, education, drive, experience, and motivation. Among the many things that can keep a person from arriving at success one missing ingredient not keeping your heart in it.

Visual Thinking
Jeff Herman believes it is essential to follow thru in maintaining the details intact and making sure they fit together in the order in which gives them the meaning needed at hand. Jeff Herman classifies himself as a visual thinker and prefers using whiteboards to objectively keep track of information and timelines related to each case. When it comes to piecing together a case there are many parts that have to fit together. Using a visual method of recording vital and key knowledge is essential, says Jeff Herman.

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