Attorney Spotlight: R.H. Farnell II

Attorney Spotlight: R.H. Farnell ||

Bedell Firm Attorney and Director, R.H. Farnell II, specializes in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death, Insurance Coverage, Complex Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Defense, and Real Estate Litigation. Learn more about Mr. Farnell’s background and experience.


R.H. Farnell attended the University of Georgia, where he graduated magna cum laude and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. After receiving his M.B.A. from the University of North Florida, Farnell worked for a Jacksonville-based commercial real estate developer. He later received his J.D. with high honors from the University of Florida in 1994.


Upon graduation from law school, Farnell was honored by the Florida First District Court of Appeal for receiving the highest score on the Florida Bar examination. Best Lawyers named Farnell Jacksonville’s Real Estate Litigation Lawyer of the Year in 2013 and 2017. In 2021, Farnell was named one of Best Lawyers’ Lawyers of the Year for his work in the area of Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants. 

Farnell is continuously listed in Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Litigation – Real Estate, and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants. He is listed among several Bedell Firm attorneys in the Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, where he has been recognized as a top licensed and practicing attorney in his field. 

Professional Associations and Bar Admissions

Mr. Farnell is admitted to The Florida Bar, the U.S. District Court – Middle District of Florida, Northern District of Florida, and Southern District of Florida, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals – 11th Circuit. 

The Bedell Firm

As the oldest law firm in continuous existence in the State of Florida, Bedell Firm has a long-standing history of providing exceptional legal services to our clients. Our core practice areas include civil, criminal, and family law litigation. If you have a legal matter that requires a depth of experience in the matter, contact the Bedell Firm at (904) 353-0211.

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