About Us Dedicated to Handling LEGAL CASES SINCE 1992 John W. Madden opened this practice in Stuart, FL in 1996 and has extensive experience in Business Litigation, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, and Family law. John began his legal career as an Assistant State Attorney (prosecutor) In Fort Lauderdale, FL, during which time, he honed his skills as a litigator handling a heavy caseload and conducting numerous jury and non-jury trials. After nearly three years of service as a prosecutor, John transitioned into the private sector, going to work for a private Palm Beach law firm until opening his law office in Stuart, FL in 1996. John attended the perennially #1 ranked liberal arts college in the United States, Williams College (MA), where he earned his undergraduate degree and was a starting offensive lineman on the varsity football team all four years of school. John then went on to earn his law degree from the Touro College (NY), Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law School. He is a member of the Florida Bar, New York Bar, Southern District of Florida Federal Bar, Middle District of Florida Federal Bar, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Federal Bar.