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Michael J. Trentalange (Tampa, Florida)
Michael J. Trentalange (Tampa, Florida)

Michael J. Trentalange

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Licensed for 29 years

Serving Tampa, FL (view address)

Michael J. Trentalange

Serving Tampa, FL (view address)

About Michael J. Trentalange

Author: "Setting a Case for Trial: Rule 1.440 Means What it Says," 84 Florida Bar Journal 50 (March 2010); "Use of Learned Treatises on Cross-Examination: Practical Considerations," 79 Florida Bar Journal 44 (July/August 2005); “Medicolegal Issues,” in Diagnostic and Operative Hysteroscopy, 2d Edition, Mosby (2000); “Women and Children First: (Un?)Intended Consequences of Tort Reform," Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer, Vol. 5. No. 8: 21 (May 1995); "Florida's Attractive Nuisance Doctrine," 65 Florida Bar Journal 66 (October 1991); "Rethinking the Exclusionary Rule: Toward a Reasoned Application of the Fourth Amendment," Florida Police Chief (September 1990); Recipient, American… Read more

Author: "Setting a Case for Trial: Rule 1.440 Means What it Says," 84 Florida Bar Journal 50 (March 2010); "Use of Learned Treatises on Cross-Examination: Practical Considerations," 79 Florida Bar Journal 44 (July/August 2005); “Medicolegal Issues,” in Diagnostic and Operative Hysteroscopy, 2d Edition, Mosby (2000); “Women and Children First: (Un?)Intended Consequences of Tort Reform," Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer, Vol. 5. No. 8: 21 (May 1995); "Florida's Attractive Nuisance Doctrine," 65 Florida Bar Journal 66 (October 1991); "Rethinking the Exclusionary Rule: Toward a Reasoned Application of the Fourth Amendment," Florida Police Chief (September 1990); Recipient, American Jurisprudence Book Awards: Evidence; Admiralty. Who's Who Among Students in America's Law Schools.
Adjunct Professor of Business Law, Hillsborough Community College, Fall 1995.

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Areas of Law

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Tobacco Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Hospital Negligence
  • Professional Malpractice

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Credentials

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Admission Details

Admitted in 1990, Florida
1991, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
2008, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
2014, District of Columbia
1993, United States Supreme Court
1993, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
1990, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Law School Attended
Stetson University College of Law

Class of 1989
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended

University of Florida
Class of 1983
B.A.

Harvard Medical School
Class of 2018
M.B.E.

Birth Information

Born in 1961
Staten Island, New York, March 15, 1961

Military
Captain, US Army and US Army Reserve, 1984-91; 2006-2010.
Associations & Memberships
Hillsborough County Bar Association
The Florida Bar (Member, Trial Lawyers Section)
Florida Bar Diversity and Inclusion Committee, 2016 - present
Florida Bar Judicial Administration and Evaluation Committee,
2010-2016. The American Association for Justice
Florida Justice Association (Eagle Member)
Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers' Association.
Certifications
( Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board Of Legal Specialization And Education, 1998-2018, Board Certified Trial Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocacy )
Representative Cases
Cook v. MillerCoors, LLC, 872 F. Supp 2d 1346 (M.D. Fla. 2012)
Sumner v. Gros, 958 So.2d 1038 (Fla. 1st DCA 2007)
Pusateri v. Fernandez, 707 So. 2d 892 (Fla. 2d DCA 1998)
Mariner Health Care of Metrowest, Inc. v. Best, 879 So. 2d 65 (Fla. 5th DCA 2004)
Age Institute of Florida, Inc. v. McGriff, 884 So. 2d 512 (Fla. 2d DCA 2004)

Pavic v. Laser Spine Institute, LLC, 2014 WL 5828314 (M.D. Fla. 2014)
Evers v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., --- So.3d ---- 2015 WL 6777150 (Fla. 2d DCA 2015)
Parham v. Florida Health Sciences Center, Inc., 35 So.3d 920 (Fla. 2d DCA 2010)
Thompson v. Kindred Nursing Centers East, LLC
211 F.Supp.2d 1345 (M.D. Fla. 2002)
Anderson v. City of Tampa, 555 F.Supp.2d 1268 (M.D. Fla. 2008)
Languages
Italian

Payment Information

Contingency Fee
33% - 40%


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Does this attorney speak any other languages?
Michael J. Trentalange speaks Italian.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rated?
Yes, Michael J. Trentalange has a 4.8 Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
How many attorneys are in this law firm?
Trentalange & Kelley P.A. has 2 attorneys at this location.
What law school did this attorney attend?
Michael J. Trentalange attended Stetson University College of Law.
Does this attorney maintain any other responsibilities in the firm outside of legal work?
Michael J. Trentalange is the Managing Partner of the firm.

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