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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
Fax: 904-306-9221
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1994
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

 

 

Attorney Joseph V. Camerlengo, Jr., is the founding partner of Camerlengo Law Group in Jacksonville, Florida. Mr. Camerlengo devotes his practice to trucking, commercial vehicle and bus crashes and serious personal injury and wrongful death.  He represents clients throughout the country.

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 in Trucking Litigation by the National Board of Trial Advocate and as a civil trial lawyer by both the Florida Bar and the NBTA.

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’s been selected to Florida Super Lawyers since 2008.

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.

Our office locations are:

Florida: 1200 Riverplace Blvd, Jacksonville, Fl 32207
904-306-9220 or  888-511-TRUCK

Georgia: 3550 Lenox Rd NE Suite 1500, Atlanta, Ga 30326
888-511-TRUCK

Ohio: 3450 Central Ave #328, Toledo, Oh 43606
888-511-TRUCK

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Selections

15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2022

About Joseph V. Camerlengo, Jr.

First Admitted: 1994, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.truckcrashlaw.com/joseph-camerlengo/

Special Licenses/Certifications

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

Pro bono/Community Service

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

Bar/Professional Activity

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

Educational Background

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

Verdicts/Settlements

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

Honors/Awards

  • On March 7, 2019, Joseph V. Camerlengo, Jr. was awarded the 2019 Ultimate Attorney Award in the field of Transportation. This is the fourth year that the The Jacksonville Business Journal presented the First Coast's Ultimate Attorney awards. Those selected for this award have elevated the legal profession and have helped shape Jacksonville’s business community. These men and women were selected, with the help of members of the local legal community, from a pool of attorneys suggested by their peers., Jacksonville Business Journal- Ultimate Attorney, Jacksonville Business Journal & Comcast Business, 2019
  • 2013 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • 2012 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • 2011-2012 The Florida Bar President's Special Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
  • 2010 AVVO Superb Rating – 10 out of 10
  • 2009 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • 2008 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law
  • 2006 Florida’s Legal Elite, Civil Trial Practice, FLORIDA TREND Magazine
  • Member, Million Dollar Trial Advocates
  • 2017 Florida’s Legal Elite, Civil Trial Practice, FLORIDA TREND Magazine
  • 2016 National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Attorneys
  • 2015 National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Attorneys
  • 2014 National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Attorneys
  • 2013 National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Attorneys
  • 2012 National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Attorneys
  • 2010 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • 2010 Selected for Leadership Jacksonville
  • 2009 AVVO Superb Rating – 10 out of 10
  • 2008 AVVO S Superb Rating – 10 out of 10, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • 2017 National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Attorneys
  • 2016 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • Lifetime Member, Strathmore's Who's Who
  • 2016 AVVO Superb Rating - 10 out of 10 
  • 2015 AVVO Superb Rating - 10 out of 10 
  • 2014 AVVO Superb Rating - 10 out of 10 
  • 2013 AVVO Superb Rating - 10 out of 10 
  • 2012 AVVO Superb Rating - 10 out of 10 
  • 2010 Appointed to The Florida Bar President's Special Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
  • 2010 Board of Directors for the Gator Bowl
  • 2009 Jacksonville Business Journey, 40 under 40
  • 2008 Florida Justice Association Bronze Eagle Award
  • 2017 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • 2016 Florida’s Legal Elite, Civil Trial Practice, FLORIDA TREND Magazine
  • 2017 AVVO Superb Rating - 10 out of 10 
  • 2015 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • 2014 Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Trial Law, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury

Industry Groups

  • AAJ Interstate Trucking Litigation Group
  • AAJ Motor Liability Group
  • AAJ Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Auto Accidents
  • Tractor Trailer Accidents
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Office Location for Joseph V. Camerlengo, Jr.

1200 Riverplace Blvd
Suite 902
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Phone: 904-306-9220

Fax: 904-306-9221

Last Updated: 12/1/2021

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