Board Member Profile: Anthony Quackenbush
Anthony Quackenbush is proud to serve as a Board Member of Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA). Tony’s extensive background as a personal injury attorney handling injury cases makes him a valuable asset to CCLA’s Board of Directors. Tony has tried more than seventy jury trials and is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law.
“Being a member of the CCLA Board is meaningful to me because I want my career to be about more than just making money and profit. I want to do something meaningful… and this is why I’ve joined the board.” – Anthony Quackenbush
In the past, Tony has represented U.S. veterans for Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS)’s Mission United Veterans Pro Bono Project. He also represented minors as an Ad Litem Attorney for LAS’ Tracey McPharlin Dependency Pro Bono Project.
In his private practice as a Personal Injury Lawyer, Tony has achieved verdicts and settlements that have resulted in millions of dollars for clients. He handles a wide range of personal injury cases including cases involving vehicle accidents, roadway construction cases, negligent security, defective products liability, medical malpractice, and wrongful death, among others. Tony’s expertise also includes handling cases involving commercial and business litigation, employment law, qui tam, whistleblower litigation, and probate and trusts litigation.
Tony graduated from Yale University as an undergraduate and earned his law degree at the University of Miami. Before entering private practice, Tony was an Assistant Public Defender in Broward County, Florida, where he tried numerous criminal trials.
Tony is a Board Member of the Florida Justice Association and Past-President of the Fort Lauderdale Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Outside of the legal world, Tony sits on the Fort Lauderdale Community Appearance Board and the Broward County Health and Sanitary Control Board. He was also a member of the Leadership Broward Class 33. Tony lives in Fort Lauderdale with his wife Katy and three children Paul, Anna, and Henry. He enjoys playing basketball and reading and learning about science during his spare time.