Our Maritime Attorneys
Charles R. Lipcon
Charles R. Lipcon is the firm's founding attorney and has been handling personal injury, cruise line sexual assault and wrongful death claims for over 40 years. Mr. Lipcon is head counsel and focuses on the strategy for complex maritime legal issues. While his team of maritime lawyers focuses primarily on admiralty, maritime and litigation against cruise lines, Mr. Lipcon also has significant experience handling aviation disasters, automobile accidents, commercial torts and class action lawsuits.
Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A is comprised of six experienced maritime lawyers. Mr. Lipcon has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1971 and operating his own law practice since 1972. He has received a Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV, the highest rating for legal ability and professional and ethical standards, for 25 consecutive years. Mr. Lipcon is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Dade County Bar Association, the American Trial Lawyers Association, the Florida Trial Lawyers Association, the Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers Association, the Dade County Trial Lawyers Association and is also a member of Mensa.
Mr. Lipcon is one of the most experienced maritime lawyers in Florida and he is admitted to practice before all State and Federal Courts in Florida, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U. S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, the United States District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, and then U.S. District Court for Colorado. Mr. Lipcon is the author of several publications including "Help for the Auto Accident Victim", "Seaman's Rights in the United States When Involved in an Accident", The Cruise Line Law Reporter and his newest release, "Unsafe on the High Seas."
Graduating from the University of Miami with a B.A. in 1968 and a J.D. in 1971, Mr. Lipcon is a National Merit Scholar.