John Bischof’s legal career spans 20 years, during which he worked as an Assistant General Counsel with the Florida Department of Revenue and an associate attorney with two Florida-based insurance defense firms. His experience includes first-party insurance defense in the areas of products liability, sinkhole litigation, condominium association collapse cases, and premises liability. Mr. Bischof also managed his own legal practice for twelve years in Tallahassee, specializing in foreclosure defense, personal bankruptcy, negligence, and contract law.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Bischof served for 13 distinguished years in the United States Navy as a Naval Intelligence Officer. In this capacity, he served as an Air Intelligence Officer for a Naval Attack Squadron and a Targeting Officer specializing in target and threat analysis for U.S. Navy Seals. He also served as a Special Agent with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) in Naples, Italy, where he was responsible for anti-terrorism threat assessments, homicide, and criminal investigations.
- First-party insurance defense
- Real estate disputes
- Products liability
Admitted to Practice:
- All Florida state courts, 1999
- Florida Northern District
- Florida Middle District
- Florida Southern District
- Rutgers University, B.A. Journalism with Honors, 1979
- Florida State University College of Law, J.D. with Honors, 1999