Hermes Eraclides


Hermes received his Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University in 1983 and his law degree from Quinnipac College School of Law in 1987. A member of the Florida and New Jersey state bars, he is also admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the U.S. District Court of New Jersey. Hermes concentrates his practice defending workers’ compensation cases and other related labor and employment matters. He has lectured at various workers’ compensation seminars. Hermes is a member of the American Bar Association (Tort and Insurance Law Section), the Sarasota County Bar Association, the Florida Bar (Workers’ Compensation and Labor and Employment Law Sections), and the Florida Defense Lawyers’ Association. Hermes authored the Foreword for the “Florida Workers’ Compensation Handbook”, 2001 Edition. Hermes has been named by Florida Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top workers’ compensation attorneys in Florida. Only five percent of lawyers in the state of Florida are named by Super Lawyers, which is based on a rigorous multi-disciplinary selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent evaluation of candidates, and a peer review of candidates by practice area. He is Board Certified in workers’ compensation by the Florida Bar.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation Defense


  • Quinnipiac College School of Law, Hamden, Connecticut
  • Rutgers University, Bachelor's Degree

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Florida
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association Member
  • American Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Law Section Member
  • Sarasota County Bar Association Member
  • The Florida Bar Member
  • The Florida Bar, Workers' Compensation Section Member
  • The Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • The Florida Defense Lawyers' Association Member