Joseph V. Camerlengo, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Jacksonville, FL

The Truck Accident Law Firm
 | 1200 Riverplace Blvd, Suite 902
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: 904-306-9220
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Joseph V. Camerlengo, Jr., is the founding partner of Camerlengo Law Group in Jacksonville, Florida. Mr. Camerlengo devotes his practice to personal injury and represents clients throughout Florida. He handles matters involving business torts, defense base act claims, dog bites, insurance disputes, longshore claims, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, product liability, trucking accidents and wrongful death.

Mr. Camerlengo earned his law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and has been licensed to practice in Florida since 1994. He is admitted in all Florida state courts and before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He is board certified as a civil trial lawyer by the Florida Bar and is a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocates.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Camerlengo has received numerous awards for his accomplishments. He has been listed as one of Florida’s “legal elite” by Florida Trend magazine and named one of the “top 100 trial lawyers” in his region by the National Trial Lawyers. He has also been awarded membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization of lawyers who have recovered million or multimillion dollar settlements or verdicts for their clients

Mr. Camerlengo is involved in his legal community and has served in numerous roles for local and state bar associations. He is an active member of the Jacksonville Justice Association, the Florida Bar, the Florida Justice Association, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys. He also participates in various civic and charitable organizations.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Products Liability

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2018

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About Joseph Camerlengo, Jr.

Admitted: 1994, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.clg.us.com/attorneys.html

Honors and Awards:

  • 2006 Florida’s Legal Elite, Civil Trial Practice, FLORIDA TREND Magazine
  • 2008 Florida Justice Association Bronze Eagle Award
  • 2008 AVVO S Superb Rating – 10 out of 10, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • 2008 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law
  • 2009 Jacksonville Business Journey, 40 under 40
  • 2009 AVVO Superb Rating – 10 out of 10
  • 2009 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • 2010 Board of Directors for the Gator Bowl
  • 2010 Selected for Leadership Jacksonville
  • 2010 AVVO Superb Rating – 10 out of 10
  • 2010 Appointed to The Florida Bar President's Special Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
  • 2010 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • 2011-2012 The Florida Bar President's Special Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
  • 2012 AVVO Superb Rating - 10 out of 10 
  • 2012 National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Attorneys
  • 2012 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • 2013 AVVO Superb Rating - 10 out of 10 
  • 2013 National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Attorneys
  • 2013 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • 2014 AVVO Superb Rating - 10 out of 10 
  • 2014 National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Attorneys
  • 2014 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • 2015 AVVO Superb Rating - 10 out of 10 
  • 2015 National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Attorneys
  • 2015 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • 2016 AVVO Superb Rating - 10 out of 10 
  • 2016 National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Attorneys
  • 2016 Florida’s Legal Elite, Civil Trial Practice, FLORIDA TREND Magazine
  • 2016 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • 2017 AVVO Superb Rating - 10 out of 10 
  • 2017 National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Attorneys
  • 2017 Florida’s Legal Elite, Civil Trial Practice, FLORIDA TREND Magazine
  • 2017 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • Lifetime Member, Strathmore's Who's Who
  • Member, Million Dollar Trial Advocates

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer 
  • National Board of Trial Advocates Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist, since 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Florida Bar Association, 1994
  • Admitted to U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1994
  • Jacksonville Bar Association Board of Governors (2000-2006)
  • Treasurer, Jacksonville Justice Association, (2006-2009)
  • Chair - Jacksonville Bar Association Diversity Committee (2010-2011)
  • Journal Editor (2016-2017)
  • Membership Chair (2017-present)
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys – Board of Regents (2015-present)
  • Florida Bar Standing Committee on Diversity & Inclusion (2011-present)
  • Florida Bar Attorney Grievance Committee (2017-present)
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, since 2015
  • AAJ Interstate Trucking Litigation Group, since 2012
  • Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist, since 2011
  • University of Florida Bull Gator, since 2006
  • Eagle Member, Florida Justice Association, since 2006
  • American Justice Association, since 2001
  • Member, American Bar Association, since 1994
  • Member of the Florida Bar President's Statewide Special Committee on Diversity & Inclusion (2010 - 2013)
  • Member of the Jacksonville Bar Diversity Committee (2008 - present)
  • Member of the Executive Council for the Florida Bar's Standing Committee on Diversity & Inclusion (2013 - 2014)
  • JBA Foundation Advisory Committee (2001 - 2005)
  • President - Jacksonville Bar Association (2008 - 2009)
  • Co-Chair of the JBA Entertainment and Sports Law Committee (2004 - 2005)
  • President-Elect - Jacksonville Bar Association (2007-2008)
  • Sports Commissioner- JBA Young Lawyers Section (1994 - 1996)
  • JBA Centennial Celebration Committee (1997)
  • Co-Chair Habijax Project (1997 - 2000)
  • Board of Governors- JBA Young Lawyers Section (1996 - 1998)
  • Secretary- JBA Young Lawyers Section (1998 - 1999)
  • President Elect - JBA Young Lawyers Section (1999 - 2000)
  • Founder of the 4th Judicial Circuit Trial Docket (2000-2001)
  • President- JBA Young Lawyers Section (2000 - 2001)
  • Chair of 4th Judicial Circuit Portrait Fund Committee (2004)
  • JBA Board of Governors Budget Committee (2005)
  • Secretary, Jacksonville Trial Lawyers Association (2005)
  • Certified NFL Agent (2000-2006)
  • Board of Governors, Jacksonville Bar Association (2000-2006)
  • Founder 2009 Jacksonville Bar Diversity Symposium
  • Barrister, Chester Beddell Inns of Court

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Leadership Jacksonville, 2010
  • Habijax
  • Sulzbacher Center Volunteer
  • JHS - Presenting Sponsor, 2007 & 2008 Fur Ball Gala
  • Florida's Children First, Jacksonville Host Committee (2004 - present)
  • Duval County Teen Court, Board of Directors (2000 - 2006)
  • Habitat for Humanity of Jacksonville
  • Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
  • Jacksonville Humane Society, Presenting Sponsor, 2007 & 2008 Fur Ball Gala
  • Volunteer Teen Court Judge (1999-2005)

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Botchey vs. Rombola, 2012
  • Johnson vs. SAIA Motor Freight Lines, LLC, 2008
  • Plaugher vs. Sabatini, 2005
  • Sirmans vs. Advernture Landing, 2003

Educational Background:

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, B.S.B.A.

Industry Groups

  • AAJ Energy Drink Litigation Group
  • AAJ Interstate Trucking Litigation Group
  • AAJ Motor Liability Group
  • Boat And Personal Water Craft Accidents
  • Brain And Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Defense Base Act
  • Longshoreman
  • Tractor Trailer AccidentsAuto Accidents
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Office Location for Joseph V. Camerlengo, Jr.

1200 Riverplace Blvd
Suite 902
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Phone: 904-306-9220

 

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Last Updated: 5/7/2018

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