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Kent Whittemore

Kent Whittemore
721 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
(727) 898-7210
Paralegal: Tara Dillon

Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury Claims – Plaintiff
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Circuit Civil Mediator, Florida Supreme Court certified


  • University of Florida, BSBA, 1970
  • Stetson University College of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1973.

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • Florida – all courts, including the Supreme Court of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Court Admissions:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh and Eleventh Circuits
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Professional Recognition:

  • W. McKinley Smiley, Jr. Award, 2003
  • Jon E. Krupnick Award for Perseverance, 2007
  • The Barney” from the Barney Masterson Inn of Court,
  • Compassionate Gladiator Award for “Strength – Skill – Drive – Heart. An Unwavering
    Advocate…A Master of the Trial…A Champion for Victims”, 2018
  • AV Preeminent TM Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • “Top 100 Trial Lawyers: Florida”.

Publications and Speaking Engagements:

He is a frequent lecturer in the areas of his practice, with regard to both substantive law and

Professional and Civic Activities:

  • served on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Florida Justice
    Association (formerly the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers)
  • Past President of the Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association (2003-2004)
  • Sustaining member of the American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of
    Trial Lawyers of America)
  • Member and Director of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past President of the St. Petersburg Bar Association (1996-1997).
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