Attorney Alfred Washington Jr


Alfred Washington Jr.



Tuskegee University, B.S., Political Science, 1989
Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, J.D., 1997

PRactice Areas

Car Accidents
Motorcycle Accidents
Slip & Falls
Pedestrian Accidents
Bus Accidents
Premises Liability


The Florida Bar
Volusia County Bar Association
Flagler Bar Association


United States District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Alfred Washington Jr. joined the Law Offices of Rue & Ziffra in 2018. He is a former insurance defense attorney who has worked extensively in the field for 15+ years. Al previously worked at a well-known insurance company, handling such matters as insurance defense and personal injury cases. He has brought that experience to the plaintiff’s side and is helping clients at Rue & Ziffra. As a tidbit, Al’s interest in law might have come from his father, Alfred Washington, Sr., who was the first African American County Judge in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida.

Past Legal Employment
·        Associate Attorney at Hassell-Legal, defending auto accidents, slip and falls, and aviation accidents

·        Adjunct Professor at Bethune Cookman University – Prelaw, Criminal Law & Procedure, Legal Research, and Paralegal Certification

·        Assistant State Attorney – Drug Prosecutor

·        Assistant Attorney General – Criminal Appeals, State of Florida (over 100 reported cases on Westlaw)

·        Federal Law Clerk for Magistrate Judge Calvin Botley of US Southern District of Texas

·        Volusia County Drug Court Program and the Volusia County Substance Abuse Policy Advisory Board

·        General Counsel & Legal Advisor to the Board of Trustees for the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind

·        Judicial Intern & Criminal Intern