Trucking, Automobile & Motorcycle Accidents

We have extensive experience in defending disputed catastrophic injury cases, low impact soft tissue injury cases and everything in between. – Read More

General/Premises Liability

Whether the property is commercial or residential, our attorneys are experienced at successfully managing claims involving negligent or intentional acts. – Read More

Construction Litigation

We have acquired an in-depth appreciation of the issues which typically arise in construction-related disputes and the facts and the law which are material to their resolution. – Read More

Product Liability

We have the legal knowledge and resources to help clients appropriately evaluate, defend and resolve all varieties of complex products liability actions. – Read More

Labor and Employment

We provide counsel to employers and advice in every aspect of the employment relationship throughout Florida and Georgia. – Read More

Appellate/Insurance Litigation

Our insurance industry legal experience and skills are hard earned and invaluable. Insurance litigation makes up a very significant portion of our work. – Read More

Medical Devices

Our Firm understands the highly technical, medical, scientific and engineering issues involved in medical device liability defense. – Read More

Civil Litigation

Breach of contract actions come in all shapes and sizes given the multitude of activities that can be governed by a contractual agreement. – Read More

Commercial Litigation

Several of our commercial litigation attorneys have been recognized by the Super Lawyers magazine and we maintain an ‘AV’ rating by Martindale-Hubbell. – Read More

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Diversity Philosophy

At Smoak Chistolini Barnett we feel that a commitment to develop and maintain a diverse workplace is the right thing to do.  We strive to represent the unique and diverse community balance found within the cities and towns which we practice.  Our firm philosophy includes recognizing the differences in our team members makes us a better law firm and more capable of effectuating legal services that mirror our client’s business philosophies. The diverse backgrounds of all of the firm’s personnel provides a well-rounded workplace, one which can attract and retain diverse personnel and clients, allowing Smoak Chistolini Barnett to practice in varying markets and approach legal services to its clients more creatively. Smoak Chistolini Barnett has the ability to meet these goals and recognizes the beneficial impact a successful diversity mission provides.

Our Foundation

Since the founding of our Tampa Bay area based firm, it has maintained a tradition of excellence and a successful record in the courtroom and throughout the practice of law.  We offer sound legal and business judgment, a wealth of experience and a dedicated team of legal professionals.

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Legal Team

During our representation, we invite frequent interaction between our legal team and our clients. We intentionally keep our case loads much smaller than our contemporaries in this business and as a result believe our level of service to our clients is without peer.

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Our Philosophy

It is our philosophy to offer the highest level of legal services and a cost-efficient final product through frequent communication with our clients.  We believe in practicing in an efficient and cost effective manner but still advocating the best interests of our clients through zealous representation.

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