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Associates & Bruce L. Scheiner

Associates & Bruce L. Scheiner

2014 Litigator Award Winner

In 1971, Bruce and Cheryl Scheiner founded the law firm. Now, they work with their son, Preston J. Scheiner, who joined the firm as a trial attorney in 2007.

Bruce L. Scheiner is the founder of Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner and works as a senior attorney. He works with his wife, Cheryl, his son, Associate Attorney Preston J. Scheiner, and a team of veteran personal injury attorneys who are committed to fighting for justice on behalf of accident victims and their families.

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In The Press

JUN | 2014

Bruce L. Scheiner Appointed to Board of Directors of The Florida Justice Association

Ft. Myers, FL, June 18, 2014: One of Lee County’s longest practicing attorneys, Bruce L. Scheiner, of Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, was appointed to the Board of Directors of The Florida Justice Association (FJA) by the organization’s President, Troy Rafferty. The appointment was made during the Florida Justice Association’s annual convention in Palm Beach, FL. The FJA is a statewide organization dedicated to strengthening and upholding Florida’s civil justice system and protecting the rights of Florida’s citizens and consumers. Since founding Associates & Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, four decades ago in Fort Myers, Bruce L. Scheiner has dedicated his career to protecting the rights of victims injured by the carelessness, negligence, or neglect of wrongdoers. Bruce L. Scheiner’s appointment to the Florida Justice Association’s Board of Directors unites him with an organization that shares his belief that access to a system of justice that makes the wrongdoer pay full and fair restitution for all harms caused is a fundamental right in America. Lee County will now have a local voice in an important statewide organization which pledges to defend individual rights and the Constitution of Florida.

MAY | 2014

The National Trial Lawyers Recognized Fort Myers Attorney, Benjamin Russell, As One of the Top 40 Under 40

Ft. Myers, FL, May 6, 2014: Benjamin Russell, a trial attorney at Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, has been recognized as a member of the prestigious “Top 40 Under 40” organization. The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 is a new professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. Its members consist of individuals who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young trial lawyer.


Benjamin Russell joined Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner as a trial attorney in March 2011. He, like the rest of the Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner team is dedicated to fighting for the rights of the injured in Southwest Florida. Prior to that, Benjamin was an Assistant State Attorney in Miami and has been admitted to practice law in all the state courts of Florida, Massachusetts, and Mississippi. He is originally from Mississippi and comes from a long line of attorneys including his father, two uncles, and two cousins. He studied engineering at the University of Mississippi before graduating Cum Laude from University of Miami School of Law. Benjamin met his wife, Jaime, in Spain and they have two daughters together.