Before founding his own law firm in Polk County, Florida, Thomas C. Saunders worked with the City of Tampa's City Attorney's Office and private law firms that provided legal services to plaintiffs and defendants in insurance cases. Saunders Law Group now provides business clients with litigation services and Polk County residents with assistance in family law, and medical negligence and malpractice matters. The Saunders Law Group has locations in Lakeland and Bartow.
After earning his bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1980, Mr. Saunders attended the University of Florida Levin College of Law. He was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1982, and he was subsequently admitted to practice law before the state courts in Florida. Mr. Saunders' three decades of legal experience and his track record of success in the courtroom prompted The Florida Bar to board-certify him in both business litigation and civil trial law. Board-certification is the highest evaluation provided by The Florida Bar, and it recognizes an attorney's experience, proficiency, knowledge and skill in a given legal area.
Mr. Saunders has been recognized many times and has received numerous awards during his remarkable career. He has served as the chair of The Florida Bar Civil Trial Certification Committee and president of the Polk County Trial Lawyers Association Inc. Mr. Saunders was awarded the Pro Bono Service Award by the 10th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee in 2016, and he spends considerable time mentoring young attorneys while serving on the board of directors of the Willson American Inn of Court. Mr. Saunders has earned an AV* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, a measure of the high-esteem in which he is held by his fellow professionals.
*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.
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Last Updated: 1/5/2017