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About the Firm

Let’s get to know something more about Merkle & Magri P.A. They primarily represent clients in civil litigation in the Tampa Bay area but have also served clients throughout the state of Florida, as well as in other states, including the District of Columbia, California, Michigan, New York, Texas, Connecticut, Illinois, Colorado, Louisiana, North Carolina, and Tennessee.

Merkle & Magri P.A. offers extensive trial and litigation services with particular expertise in employee rights; government misconduct, personal, property, and professional injury; civil rights; mobile home rights; insurance coverage; and business litigation. Please visit the Practice Areas portion of this website for more information regarding our areas of practice.

With over 40 years of practice experience, Joseph D. Magri was a member of the litigation section in a major law firm where he represented Fortune 500 corporations, smaller businesses, and individuals. He then entered the public sector to serve as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida.

This combination of diverse trial and litigation experience in both the private and public sector in civil and criminal matters for individuals, large companies, smaller businesses, and the government allows us to bring a well-rounded perspective and unique skills to our client's cases. As a result, our attorneys are experienced and sophisticated litigators with strong legal and trial skills who use innovative methods on behalf of their clients.

At Merkle & Magri P.A., we combine our extensive legal knowledge with a dedicated, professional representation of our clients. Our firm has a service-driven work ethic, and we are committed to securing justice for our clients. We understand that every client has suffered substantial injuries or damages or is confronting potential liabilities, as well as the stress of litigation, and needs an assertive advocate representing their interests and providing personal attention throughout the litigation process.

Mr. Magri and our firm have achieved the highest AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which evaluates attorneys throughout the United States and Canada. The AV rating means that, according to our peers, our firm has achieved the highest levels of legal ability and ethical conduct. Mr. Magri is also listed in the pre-eminent attorney publication produced by Martindale-Hubbell.