"My 35 years of personal injury practice have made me acutely aware of the concerns of those who have been injured through the negligence of others. We are never too busy to talk to you. By being carefully selective in the cases we accept, we are able to offer our clients, prompt personal service. We understand ....and are here to help you."
Leonard M. Vincenti
Education: B.A. University of Florida, l964; J.D. Stetson University College of Law, l97l; National College of Advocacy, Reno, Nevada l979.
Military Service: U.S. Navy, l965-l968, Commissioned Ensign USNR l965, Served as advisor to Navy of the Republic of Vietnam l967-l968, Awarded Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, U.S.Bronze Star, Naval Unit Meritorious Unit Commendation, various other decorations
Court Admissions: Admitted to the Florida Bar l97l;Admitted to practice all Florida Courts, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th and llth Circuits. Certified Circuit Mediator, Florida 6th and 13th Judicial Circuits.
Court Experience: Over 75 civil jury trials in Florida and Florida State Courts
Professional Memberships and Associations: Associate, Gurney, Gurney and Handley,Orlando, FL, l97l-73; Associate, Maher and Overchuck, Orlando, FL l973-74; Private Practice, Leonard M. Vincenti, P.A., Clearwater, FL l974-present; Member: Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, l973-present; Association of Trial Lawyers of America, l975-present; Clearwater Bar Association, l974-present, Board of Directors 1992-1994, 2001-Present; Pinellas County Trial Lawyers Association, l974 -present; Designated by the Florida Bar in Trial Law, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death, l978, Board Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, l982; Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer by the Florida Bar, l983. Recertified 1988, 1993, 1998; 2004 AV (Highest) Peer Rating since 1985
Publications and Presentations: "How to Handle Worker's Compensation Liens", AFTL Seminar, l984."How to Handle Uninsured Motorist Claims-Surviving the Minefield" CBA Res Ipsa Loquitur, August 1995 "A Look at Florida's New Tort Reform Act" CBA Res Ipsa Loquitur, October l986. "Medical Malpractice Case Screening" CBA Res Ipsa Loquitur, December 1996. Videos- Writer, Producer, Director "Your Deposition" 1987; "The Compulsory Medical Exam" 1987;"The Civil Jury Trial"; 1988 "Should We Settle?" 1989; "Testifying Effectively" 1990; all pubished by Shepard's/McGraw-Hill; 1998; "About Your Deposition", published by Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company, Tucson, AZ