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Proctor-In-Admiralty / Licensed U.S. Coast Guard Master

John K. Fulweiler, Esq.

Formerly a partner in a New York maritime law firm, John K. Fulweiler graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Marine Affairs degree and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law. In addition to being recognized by the Maritime Law Association as a Proctor-In-Admiralty (click HERE to learn more), he is a licensed merchant mariner and served as a staff captain with a New England towing and salvage firm prior to law school.

John's practice focuses on representing businesses and individuals in disputes in-court and out-of-court as well as before arbitration panels and agency proceedings. John draws on his practical maritime experience in representing litigants in maritime personal injury suits, cargo damage claims, salvage and towage claims, commercial disputes and vessel products liability and warranty actions before both trial and appellate courts. His advocacy has garnered attention in such publications as Sounding's TradeOnly Today, the New York Times and the international shipping publication, TradeWinds. John also possesses significant experience litigating aviation claims and drafting commercial transportation documentation.

John is a member of the Maritime Law Association, the Connecticut Maritime Association, the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute and the American Salvage Association. He is the Chairman of the American Salvage Association's Membership Committee. He is an author of numerous articles for maritime trade publications such as WorkBoat Magazine and has lectured across the country on maritime issues ranging from towing and salvage to maritime collection remedies.

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