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Jim Delgado

Managing Partner

Jim Delgado is an award-winning, bilingual personal injury litigation lawyer with more than 20 years of trial experience. He has earned a reputation in Manatee County, including Bradenton and Palmetto and throughout the State of Florida as a trusted and tenacious injury lawyer.

Jim is a United States Air Force veteran holding the position of Navigation Systems Specialist on F-4 Wild Weasels. He is also fluent in Spanish and enjoys bringing his Spanish-speaking clients the justice they deserve.

Awards, Accolades & Affiliations

  • Manatee County Bar Association Community Service Award (2007)
  • Florida Trends’ Best Up and Coming Attorneys Award (2008)
  • William Grimes Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Service (2018) – Manatee County Bar Association. (This is the highest honor awarded by the Association for community service.)
  • Past President of the Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce
  • Past President of the Manatee Educational Television
  • Member of:
    • Central Economic Development Committee
    • Manatee Community Action Agency
    • Legal Aid of Manasota
    • Community Leadership Council for USF Sarasota-Manatee
    • Served as an attorney coach for the St. Stephens Episcopal School Mock Trial Team
    • Served as a judge in the Teen Court Program at the Manatee County Courthouse
Experience & Practice Areas
  • Former Bradenton Public Defender – misdemeanor and felony courts
  • Personal injury litigation
  • Criminal defense
  • Stetson College of Law, JD, 1997
  • Stetson university, MBA, 1997
  • Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, BA, 1994