education

  • Stetson University College of Law (J.D., 2000), cum laude
  • Stetson University (MBA, 2000)
  • American International College (B.A., 1996), highest honors

clerkships

  • Judge Mary S. Scriven, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

bar admissions

  • Florida

court admissions

  • Florida State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

spoken languages

  • Spanish
Joanna Garcia

Joanna Garcia

Shareholder
Tampa
T: 813.229.4137
F: 813.229.4133

Joanna Garcia focuses her practice on commercial litigation, real property litigation, and class action defense matters. She has substantial experience handling matters involving business torts, the Interstate Land Sales Act, and the Florida Condominium Act. In addition, Ms. Garcia has particular experience defending class actions involving insurance-related issues. She also has an interest in emerging issues in litigation relating to social media and cyberspace law.

Joanna Garcia is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. She was selected by Florida Super Lawyers as a 2010-2013 Rising Star, was listed in Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite 2010 and 2011 edition, and was recognized for distinction as an Attorney of Color Joining the Partnership Ranks in 2009 in the March/April 2010 edition of Diversity and the Bar.

Ms. Garcia was the recipient of the 13th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service by a Lawyer in 2011, and is an American Bar Association Business Law Section Ambassador (2011-2012). She is a former Federal Judicial Law Clerk.