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Our Team Of Dedicated Attorneys Serving The Florida West Coast

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David Shapiro

Personal Injury Attorney & Civil Trial Lawyer | Sarasota, FL

Education
Florida State University College of Law

Practice Areas

Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff (90%), Personal Injury – Products: Plaintiff (10%)

About
David Shapiro serves as a board certified member of the Florida Bar and is an experienced trial attorney. For over two decades, Mr. Shapiro has focused on wrongful death and personal injury cases. He has been honored as an AV Preeminent* civil trial lawyer by the Martindale-Hubbell legal directory and is respected among his peers in the legal community.

Attorney M. David Shapiro has successfully litigated civil rights cases involving access to courts and rights under the Rehabilitation Act to the United States Supreme Court. He is admitted to practice in all of the Florida State Courts, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the United States Court of Appeal for the 11th Circuit.

Mr. Shapiro is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has served as a guest lecturer for several civic organizations in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death and nursing home negligence. He has also authored numerous articles in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, The Bradenton Herald, the Englewood Sun Herald and the Suncoast Health Magazine.

A 1981 University of Florida College of Journalism graduate, Mr. Shapiro went on to law school and graduated from Florida State University College of Law with honors in 1985. Later that year, he was admitted to the Florida Bar.

Mr. Shapiro has also been a candidate for political office and was narrowly defeated in 2006 for election to the Florida House of Representatives. In addition to his professional endeavors, he serves as Treasurer of Children First, a Trustee member of the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, on the Board of Directors of the Sarasota Civic League, and the Sarasota Film Festival.

Jaime L. Delgado

Personal Injury Attorney | Sarasota, FL

Education
Jaime “Jimmy” L. Delgado was born in El Paso, Texas, and graduated from J.M. Hanks High School. After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and was an Inertial Navigation Systems Specialist on F-4 Wild Weasels. 
He graduated, summa cum laude, from the inter-American University of Puerto Rico. He then graduated from Stetson College of Law and received a master’s degree in business administration from Stetson University. 


Specialization
After law school, Jimmy went to work for the Public Defender’s Office in Bradenton. While there, he gained valuable trial experience in criminal defense law in both misdemeanor and felony divisions. 
Jimmy began his employment at Kallins & Little in October 1999 and was named partner in June of 2004. He practices primarily in the areas of personal injury and criminal defense. 

Community
Due to his involvement in the community, Delgado received the Manatee County Bar Association Community Service Award (2007) and the Florida Trends Best Up and Coming Attorneys Award in (2008)
Jimmy Delgado is past president of the Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce and past president of the Manatee Educational Television. He has served as a member of Central Economic Development Committee, Manatee Community Action Agency, Legal Aid of Manasota, and Community Leadership Council for USF Sarasota-Manatee. He has also served as an attorney coach for St. Stephens Episcopal School Mock Trial Team and served as a judge in the Teen Court Program at the Manatee County Courthouse. 
Jimmy was awarded the 2018 William Grimes Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Service by the Manatee County Bar Association. This is the highest honor awarded by the association for community service. 

Personal
Delgado is married, and has two children.

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James Horne

James M. Horne

Wrongful Death Attorney | Sarasota, FL

James “Jay” M. Horne is a Bradenton native. He handles all the medical malpractice cases for the office. Jay and his team of medical professionals can handle any complex medical malpractice case. He has handled cases involving Sudden Unexpected Postnatal Collapse (SUPC), misdiagnosis and misreading of MRIs and other diagnostic methods, which resulted in catastrophic injuries to the patient. In addition to handling medical malpractice cases, he practices personal injury/wrongful death and family law. 
Jay has been active in the Manatee County Bar Association. He currently serves on the board of directors for the MCBA. He was the past president of the Young Lawyers Division. In addition, he was invited to be a member of the Manatee American Inn of Court. 
The Florida Bar trial lawyer section selected Jay as a 2018 Bennett Trial Advocacy Scholar. Jay participated in the Advanced International Trial Advocacy Program at the University of Oxford in England. The advocacy program is recognized as one of the most rigorous trial advocacy programs in the world. 

Education
Florida International University College of Law – Juris Doctor, cum laude.
Books Awards: Constitutional Law and Business Organizations
Florida International University – Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Finance, magna cum laude

Specialization
Jay practices in the areas of complex medical malpractice, personal injury/wrongful death and family law. He is admitted to practice law in Florida and the US Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. 

Community
Jay has been actively involved with the Manatee County Bar Association (MCBA) and Legal Aid of Manasota. He was the past president (2017) and current board member of the Young Lawyers Division for the MCBA. He also serves on the board of directors for the MCBA. He has won the Pro Bono Services Award from the Legal Aid of Manasota for providing free legal services to the survivors of domestic violence. 

Personal
Jay is married and enjoys golf and traveling in his free time. He is also president of Voices of Manatee County, a local toastmasters club.

 

Adam Shapiro

Pesonal Injury Attorney | Sarasota, FL

Education
Adam Shapiro received his law degree, with honors, from Stetson University College of Law. After finishing his first year of law school ranked in the top five percent of his class, Mr. Shapiro was invited to join the prestigious Stetson Law Review and was awarded a merit based scholarship for his achievements. While in law school, he focused on courses that related to Personal Injury and wrote a Case Note on Worley v. Central Florida Young Men’s Christian Association Inc., a pivotal Florida Supreme Court case in his chosen field.

Professional Background Community 
Prior to attending law school, Adam Shapiro worked in the medical field at Bowes Imaging Center helping accident victims receive medical care. During his three years in law school, Mr. Shapiro worked for two prominent Personal Injury law firms including Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni, Fernandez, & Walsh and Harmon, Woods, Parker, & Abrunzo. His experience includes handling auto-accidents, uninsured/underinsured motorist claims, first party property claims, scar cases, HIPAA compliance, insurance denials, slip and falls, commercial trucking cases, premises liability, sexual harassment, invasion of privacy, and watercraft accidents.

Community 
Adam Shapiro is an active member of his local community. Before attending college, he volunteered at the Special Olympics and Habitat for Humanity. During law school, he volunteered at Gulfcoast Legal Services’ Low-Income Tax Payer Clinic and Metropolitan Ministries providing free legal advice to low income families. After graduating, Adam volunteered for a United States Congressional campaign , as well a worked on beach cleanups in Sarasota and Manatee counties due to the ravages of Red Tide.

Adam Shapiro