James L. Magazine

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New Port Richey, FL

 | 8606 Government Drive, New Port Richey, FL 34654
Phone: 727-849-5353
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

James L. Magazine is a partner at Lucas, Green & Magazine, located in New Port Richey, Florida. Focusing his practice on personal injury litigation, he represents clients in Pasco, Hernando and Pinellas counties who have been harmed by the negligent acts or omissions of others in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, wrongful death and insurance bad faith. Mr. Magazine has received board certification as a civil trial law attorney from The Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial advocacy.  Mr. Magazine is member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100, the Distinguished Counsel.

After receiving his Bachelor of Arts from Baldwin Wallace College in 1986, Mr. Magazine went on to attend Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1989. Admitted to practice in Florida, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Magazine was in private practice before joining Lucas, Green & Magazine as a partner in 2006.

In order to keep abreast of current developments in his field, Mr. Magazine is an active participant in several professional organizations, including the Clearwater, St. Petersburg and West Pasco bar associations. Due to his success in obtaining many large verdicts and settlements for his clients, he is also an invited member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The high regard in which Mr. Magazine is held by his peers is reflected in his AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell and his 10.0 "Superb" rating from Avvo.

As an avid baseball fan and Ohio native, Mr. Magazine enjoys following the Cleveland Indians. During his four years at Baldwin Wallace College, he was a key member of the school's baseball team and had one of the highest batting averages among all collegiate players nationwide for the 1984 season.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff


Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board Certified

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About James Magazine

Admitted: 1990, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.lgmlawgroup.com/attorneys/james-magazine/

Honors and Awards:

  • Trends Legal Elite, Recognized as one of the TOP 100 Trial Lawyers, State of Florida
  • Tenth in the Nation for his College Baseball Batting Average, 1984
  • All Ohio Conference for Four years
  • Member, Million Dollar and Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Insurance Bad Faith Claims, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
  • Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar/Professional Activity:

  •  U.S. District Court Southern District Court of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District Court of Florida
  • State of Florida, 1990
  • Member, West Pasco Bar Association
  • Member, St. Petersburg Bar Association
  • Member, Clearwater Bar Association
  • Member, American Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member, National Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member, Florida Bar Association
  • U. S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Educational Background:

  • Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, B.A., in Political Science, 1986
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Office Location for James L. Magazine

8606 Government Drive
New Port Richey, FL 34654

Phone: 727-849-5353


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Last Updated: 1/5/2017

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