Brandon R. Scheele

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Tampa, FL

Morgan & Morgan
 | 201 North Franklin Street, 7th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 813-223-5505
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%)
Attorney Profile

At Morgan & Morgan, Brandon R. Scheele represents clients in Florida in matters of personal injury. Those may include cases of wrongful death, spinal cord injuries, slip and falls, insurance disputes, insurance claims, first-party litigation, civil trial litigation, trucking accidents, car accidents and brain injuries. Throughout his career, he has tried to verdict more than 70 jury trials in cases of serious injury, quadriplegic cases and wrongful death cases. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

In 1999, Mr. Scheele graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with honors and a business administration degree with a philosophy minor. He then attended Florida State University College of Law, where he again graduated with honors and his Juris Doctor. While in law school, he was founding member and president of the American Trial Lawyers Association’s Florida State University branch and was a member of the Trial Advocacy Team.

Mr. Scheele is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, The Florida Bar and the Hillsborough County Bar Association and serves as a board member for the Trial Lawyers Section. He is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the United States Supreme Court.

The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization has given Mr. Scheele the distinction of being board-certified as a civil trial lawyer. One of his largest cases was a $41 verdict, the largest Hernando County. He helped to hold a local bar accountable for serving alcohol to an underage person who was in a very serious car accident after drinking there.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Civil Litigation (10%)

Workers' Compensation (10%)

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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About Brandon Scheele

Admitted: 2002, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.forthepeople.com/attorneys/brandon-r-scheele/

Honors/Awards:

  • “Top Gun Award”
  • “Best Advocate” 
  • “Legal Elite”, Florida Trend Magazine
  • “AV Rating” by Martindale-Hubbell
  • “Super Lawyer”
  • Named one of Tampa Bay's Top Lawyers by Tampa Bay Magazine, Tampa Bay's Top Lawyers, Tampa Bay Magazine, 2010

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • The United States Supreme Court
  • President and founding member, FSU Law branch of the American Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • The Illinois Bar
  • Florida Bar
  • Member of the Board for the Trial Lawyers Section of Hillsborough County Bar Ass'n
  • The Hillsborough County Bar Association (HCBA)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer pro bono legal services to members of the US military

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1999, with honors, Major in Business Administration and a minor in Philosophy
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Office Location for Brandon R. Scheele

201 North Franklin Street
7th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602

Phone: 813-223-5505

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Last Updated: 8/15/2019

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