Joanna Garcia

Joanna Garcia

Attorney at Carlton Fields, P.A.

Location
Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area
Industry
Law Practice

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Joanna Garcia's Overview

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  • Judicial Law Clerk at United States District Court, Middle District of Tampa
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Joanna Garcia's Summary

I am a Shareholder at the law firm of Carlton Fields, P.A. I am AV Rated by Martindale and practice primarily in the areas of class action defense, commercial contract litigation, real property litigation, and other general business disputes. I have particular experience defending insurance companies in state class actions involving issues relating to payments for magnetic resonance imaging under Florida's personal injury protection statute, as well as defending developers and builders against claims brought under the Interstate Land Sales Act (ILSA) and the Florida Condominium Act. I am the current President of the Tampa Bay Hispanic Bar Association. I am a member of the Carlton Fields Minority Lawyer Network, Carlton Fields Women's Initiative Network, Carlton Fields Diversity Committee, and Carlton Fields Pro Bono Committee.

Joanna Garcia's Experience

Shareholder

Carlton Fields, P.A.

Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Law Practice industry

January 2003Present (11 years 9 months)

I practice primarily in the areas of class action defense, commercial contract litigation, real property litigation, and other general business disputes. I have particular experience defending insurance companies in state class actions involving issues relating to payments for magnetic resonance imaging under Florida's personal injury protection statute, as well as defending developers and builders against claims brought under the Interstate Land Sales Act (ILSA) and the Florida Condominium Act. I am a member of the Carlton Fields Minority Lawyer Network, Carlton Fields Women's Initiative Network, Carlton Fields Diversity Committee, and Carlton Fields Pro Bono Committee.

Judicial Law Clerk

United States District Court, Middle District of Tampa

January 2001December 2002 (2 years)

Judicial Law Clerk to The Honorable Magistrate Judge Mary S. Scriven, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, January 2001 - December 2002

Joanna Garcia's Education

Stetson University College of Law

JD/MBA

19982000

Recipient of the Cecil C. and Augusta M. Bailey Endowed Scholarship for demonstrating character, academic achievement and the capacity for meritorious leadership in the field of law.
Oralist, Florida Workers Compensation Moot Court Competition (Fall 2000)
Southeast Regional Semifinalist, Oralist, Jessup International Moot Court Competition (Fall 1999-Spring 2000)
Runner-up Best Oralist, Annis Mitchell Appellate Advocacy Competition (Spring 1999)

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President, Tampa Bay Hispanic Bar Association Chair, Education Committee, Florida Bar Equal Opportunities Law Section Co-Chair, Diversity Committee, Hillsborough County Bar Association

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