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James L. Magazine

Managing Partner

As a Martindale Hubbell AV Rated attorney, he is often called upon by his peers to litigate claims because of his experience inside the courtroom.

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Areas of Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Civil Litigation
Memberships
  • Florida Bar Association
  • National Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • American Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Clearwater Bar Association
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association
  • West Pasco Bar Association
  • Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Biography

James (Jim) Magazine was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Jim graduated in 1986 from Baldwin Wallace College, located in Berea, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. He received his Juris Doctor from Cleveland Marshall College of Law located in Cleveland, Ohio in 1989.

Jim is an avid Cleveland Indians baseball fan. He played four years of college baseball and was named All Ohio Conference for four (4) years. In 1984, he was ranked tenth in the nation for his college baseball batting average. In 1987, Jim discovered the wonderful climate of Florida while attending Spring Training tryouts with the Houston Astros.

Jim was licensed to practice law in the State of Florida in 1990. He is admitted to practice before the United States Middle and Southern District Courts in Florida, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

In April of 2006, Jim joined our firm as a partner, bringing with him more than 16 years of personal injury litigation experience. Jim is a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer and National Board of Trial Advocacy Civil Trial Lawyer. Jim specializes in personal injury, wrongful death, and insurance bad faith claims throughout the State of Florida.

Mr. Magazine is passionate about helping fight the epidemic against the manufacturers, distributors and pharmacies. He is member of one of the national opiate teams, as well as litigates individual prescription opioid overdose cases.

As a Martindale Hubbell AV Rated attorney, he is often called upon by his peers to litigate claims because of his experience inside the courtroom. James has been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. He is a member of the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Distinguished Counsel, Clearwater Bar Association, West Pasco Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Board of Regents 2014 and 2015 Litigator Award recipient, and 2010 – 2020 named Florida Super Lawyer. Jim was also selected in Trends Legal Elite and recognized as one of the TOP 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of Florida. In August 2017 Jim was awarded the Lifetime Achievement selection to America’s Top 100 Attorneys ® .

  • Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Juris Doctor, graduated 1989
  • Baldwin-Wallace College, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, graduated 1986

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida, 5/11/1990

Court Admissions:

  • Supreme Court of Florida
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Middle District of Florida
  • South District of Florida
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • American Association for Justice – Member
  • Florida Justice Association – Member
  • America’s Premier High-Stakes Trial Lawyers, Seven Figure Litigators
  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys, Lifetime Achievement
  • Best Lawyers in America Personal Injury litigation – Plaintiffs 2021
  • Lawyer Legion – Community Leadership & Professional Involvement
  • Martindale Hubbell AV
  • Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Super Lawyers
  • Top 100 Distinguished Counsel
  • Trends Legal Elite, TOP 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of Florida
  • Trial Lawyers Board of Regents 2014 & 2015 Litigator Award recipient

Accolades

2021 Best Lawyers
7 Figure Litigators

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