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What is Board Certified?

Learn Why Certification from The Florida Bar is Valuable

Board certification is a rare and important accomplishment achieved by only a small percentage of attorneys. This process requires extensive additional testing and training, and identifies the attorney who has successfully completed the process as an expert in his or her field.

If your attorney is board certified, you can have an added dose of confidence knowing that he or she has been identified for, according to The Florida Bar:

  • Special knowledge
  • Skill
  • Proficiency
  • Professionalism
  • Ethics in practice

    According to the website for The Florida Bar, "Certification is the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar of competency and experience within an area of law, and professionalism and ethics in practice." There are 24 separate areas of certification in the state of Florida. Certification sets an attorney apart, not only for his or her ability to complete the necessary requirements, but also for the desire to do so. Achieving this goal takes time and effort, and it is not required. Knowing that your attorney has gone through this process can give you confidence that he / she takes this field seriously and is committed to providing excellent representation for clients.

    Board-Certified Personal Injury Attorney Serving St. Petersburg, FL

    Attorney John R. Mathias of The Law Offices of John R. Mathias, P.A. earned his board certification in civil law in order to better serve and reassure his clients. If you have been injured, you want to know that the right team is on your side. An important component of that team is the attorney you choose to represent your interests.

    At The Law Offices of John R. Mathias, P.A., our St. Petersburg personal injury lawyer is committed to maintaining his "above and beyond" commitment to excellence and professionalism for the sake of his valued clients. Board certification is just one of his credentials.

    Contact the firm today to learn more in a free case evaluation; call (727) 270-8360.

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    Real Clients, Real Results

    • $1,025,000 Pedestrian Accident

      Client’s leg was pinned between a car backing up and another parked car. Significant damages to clients leg resulting in numerous skin grafts.

    • $645,000 Car Accident

      Low impact car collision. Client with no prior complaints underwent three level fusion. The damages to both cars totaled $365.00. Insurance company never offered more than $1,000.

    • $300,000 Motorcycle Accident

      Injury to both legs resulting in fractures.

    • $275,000 Car Accident

      Client suffered neck injury resulting in neck surgery. Damage to both cars was $475.00.

    • $250,000 Medical Malpractice

      Failure to diagnose ankle fracture.