Thomas A. Oglesby

Associate

Thomas A. Oglesby

Associate

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Mr. Oglesby is an associate in the Miami office of Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. in the firm’s Construction Group where he focuses on construction law and complex business litigation, products liability, insurance disputes, as well as intellectual Property law. Mr. Oglesby also serves as a member of the Florida Foster Care Citizens Review Panel Member, reviewing dependency cases in Miami-Dade County. Mr. Oglesby’s previously worked at a Miami firm, in their Mass Litigation Department, where he worked on a large insurance defense case from 2011 until 2015. Between 2015 and 2016, Mr. Oglesby served as the Executive Director for Hear Congo, where he successfully assisted them in securing contracts to open their second educational center for victims of gender violence in Katanga Province, DRC.

Mr. Oglesby received his J.D. from the University Miami in 2011, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and served as an Editor on the University of Miami Law Review. While in law school, Mr. Oglesby completed two H.O.P.E. public interest summer fellowships where he worked closely with Kristi House, drafting and advocating for the 2012 Minor Sex Trafficking Safe Harbor Bill as member of the Governor’s ad hoc Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Committee, and with the Hotel Rwanda foundation to research and draft a proposal for a regional truth and reconciliation commission for the African Great Lakes. Mr. Oglesby was also a member of the University of Miami Immigration Clinic for two years and served as the Clinic Fellow during his second year, where he worked closely with faculty and students on complex immigration defense and asylum cases. Prior to law school Mr. Oglesby worked in the medical industry for over eleven years, including eight years as orthopedic surgical consultant for one of the top five orthopedic reconstruction and trauma companies in the U.S. and Europe. Mr. Oglesby completed his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami, where he studied psychology with minors in chemistry and biology.

  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude
    University of Miami, B.A., Psychology; minor Biology and Chemistry
  • Florida
    U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida