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  Christopher    Jahr  
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Wicker Smith
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515 East Las Olas Blvd, #1400
Ft. LauderdaleFlorida 33301
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Aviation Litigation

Christopher J. Jahr is a partner in the Ft. Lauderdale office of Wicker Smith and represents clients in state and federal court with cases involving aviation, product liability, personal injury, wrongful death, breach of contract, premises liability, insurance coverage, interpleader and other matters. Mr. Jahr is a Board Certified Specialist in Aviation Law. Board Certification is the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar of not only specialization within an area of law but also professionalism and ethics in the practice of law. Only about seven percent (7%) of eligible Florida Bar Members are board certified. Mr. Jahr also serves on the Aviation Law Committee of The Florida Bar, and he is an active instrument-rated pilot. Mr. Jahr regularly represents major airlines, aircraft operators, fixed base operators, and aviation product manufactures in litigation and he also works with air carriers and maintenance facilities during NTSB investigations following aircraft accidents. Mr. Jahr has written and lectured on various aspects of aviation law including: Federal Preemption; Frequently Violated Federal Aviation Regulations – from a Pilot’s Perspective; When Can an Air Carrier Refuse Transport to a Passenger with a Communicable Disease?; The Small Airplane Revitalization Act; and various topics of trial practice. Mr. Jahr has worked on appeals to the Florida Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.