Joseph Reiter has left an indelible mark on the legal profession through his remarkable achievements, extensive contributions, and esteemed reputation within the legal community.
His exceptional career as a trial attorney spans across Florida and the United States, where his expertise and relentless efforts have led to numerous multi-million dollar verdicts, surpassing a total of $100 million for his clients. Acknowledged for his excellence, Joseph Reiter holds the distinction of being recognized as one of the finest personal injury lawyers in the United States, a distinction bestowed upon him by the prestigious publication, The Best Lawyers in America.
Growing up in a challenging environment amid a tough neighborhood in near north side Chicago, Joe's fighting spirit was forged through adversity. Understanding the value of hard work and education as the pathway out of poverty, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving with the Seventh Infantry Division during his time in Korea.
After pursuing his education at the University of Illinois and obtaining a Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University, where he earned the distinction of being a Dana Scholar, Joseph Reiter embarked on his legal journey. In 1968, on the eve of his graduation, he embraced an offer to join a West Palm Beach law firm, subsequently partnering with Lake Lytal, Jr., until they eventually established their own firm in 1985