15 Jun 2020

What are the benefits of hiring a board-certified personal injury attorney?

Posted By Darrigo & Diaz

Few Tampa lawyers can claim board certification.

Since 1999, Darrigo and Diaz has striven to provide top-tier legal representation for individuals in Tampa Bay and the surrounding areas. While our enviable record of success and strong relationships with current and former clients speak volumes about our abilities, it’s important to highlight an often-overlooked strength of our practice. Senior partner Nadine Diaz is a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney.

What does it mean to be a board certified lawyer in Florida?

According to the Florida Bar Association, fewer than 7 percent of Florida attorneys are board-certified as specialists in their respective fields. This is because obtaining board certification is not an easy task.

To become a Florida Bar Board-Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, the lawyer must meet a rigorous set of standards. The lawyer must:

  • Have a minimum of 5 years as a practicing attorney in the field of civil trial law
  • Have tried at least 15 contested civil cases as lead counsel before a jury
  • Be evaluated and reviewed by fellow attorneys and judges
  • Complete a minimum of 50 hours of continuing legal education requirements
  • Pass a written exam

Why is it important to hire a board certified attorney for your personal injury case?

When an attorney is board certified in civil trial law, this signifies to others that the lawyer has substantial legal experience and has been subjected to extensive peer review. If you have been seriously injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, such as a car accident, trucking accident, motorcycle accident, or slip and fall, you deserve to have a Tampa injury attorney who is an expert in his or her field.

Hiring a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer will ensure your counsel is well-respected within the legal community, has proven experience, will treat you with the highest level of professionalism, and will fight for a full and fair settlement for you, even if that means taking your case to trial.

Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyers in Tampa

At Darrigo and Diaz, our senior partner and managing partner Nadine Diaz is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer.

Nadine Diaz – Backed by 30 years of experience, Attorney Nadine Diaz is an instrumental driving force behind our firm’s continued success and ability to protect the rights and futures of the clients we represent. She has received an AV Preeminent® rating from the trusted national attorney rating service Martindale-Hubbell®, attesting to her professionalism, character, and proven track record.

Place your trust in our experienced Tampa injury lawyers

Contact us today at 813-774-3341

If you’ve suffered a serious injury, selecting a board certified personal injury lawyer could make a difference in the outcome of your case.

At Darrigo and Diaz, we understand the confusion, frustration, and anger you may be feeling after sustaining an injury in an accident that was not your fault. As Tampa’s leading personal injury firm, we’ve secured favorable outcomes for hundreds of clients in Tampa Bay and surrounding areas. In fact, we are an esteemed member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, demonstrating our capability to never back down from a fight.

To learn more about your family’s legal options in the aftermath of an injury, don’t hesitate to contact our trusted team of personal injury experts. For a no-obligation consultation, call (813) 774-3341.

You can also take advantage of our remote services. As Tampa’s e-firm, we offer potential and existing clients the option to meet with us and hire us electronically, so you never have to visit our office. Call 813-774-3341 to learn more.

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