Christopher L. Petruccelli

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Tampa, FL

Petruccelli Law Group PA
 | 4830 W. Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33609
Phone: 813-906-2132
Fax: 813-906-7733
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2014, 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (80%),
  • Social Security Disability (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Christopher L. Petruccelli is the founder and owner of Petruccelli Law Group in Tampa, Florida. Board certified as a Workers' Compensation Attorney by The Florida Bar, Mr. Petruccelli provides invaluable representation and support to clients throughout the greater Tampa Bay region and all across the state who need assistance securing their rightful workers' compensation benefits. He also handles Social Security Disability claims as well as serious personal injury claims arising from motor vehicle accidents, dangerous property conditions, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and other preventable tragedies.

    Among his other professional credentials, Mr. Petruccelli also holds his certification from the Florida Supreme Court as a Circuit Civil Mediator, and the State of Florida Department of Insurance certified him to instruct seminars to employers and their insurance providers to help ensure they remain in compliance with all application laws and regulations. Whether fighting for his clients in court or negotiating favorable terms outside the courtroom, Mr. Petruccelli maintains an unwavering focus on his clients' needs, and he has recovered substantial settlements and verdicts for his plaintiff clients.

    A native of Tampa, Mr. Petruccelli graduated from the University of South Florida in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts in criminology. He then attended the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan, where he obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1996. A Dean's List scholar in law school, he received the Thomas M. Cooley Honors Scholarship, and he was an active member of the school's Moot Court Team.

    Mr. Petruccelli is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. He is a member of The Florida Bar's Workers' Compensation and Labor and Employment Law Sections, and he has served on The Florida Bar's Workers' Compensation Section's Executive Council, Rules Advisory Committee and Rules Committee. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund and the Hillsborough County Bar Association.

    Mr. Petruccelli has conducted numerous lectures and seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics, and he has volunteered his time and services with various civic, youth sports and other nonprofit organizations in his community.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Workers' Compensation
    • 10%Social Security Disability
    • 10%Personal Injury - General


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2014, 2019 - 2020

    Certificates and Credentials

    Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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    About Christopher Petruccelli

    Admitted: 1996, Florida

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    • Mr. Petruccelli Graduated Cum Laude Honors from Law School.

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Instructor, State Of Florida
    • Circuit Civil Mediator, Florida Supreme Court
    • Workers' Compensation, Florida Bar

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Florida Workers' Compensation Rules Committee, 2003 - 2004
    • Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund, Tampa Division and Statewide, Board of Directors
    • Florida Workers' Compensation Rules Advisory Committee, 2005
    • Hillsborough County Bar Association
    • Florida Bar Workers' Compensation Section, Executive Council, 2008 - 2017
    • Florida Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section
    • Florida Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
    • Florida Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section
    • Florida Bar Association
    • Mr. Petruccelli Served on the Florida Bar Workers' Compensation Executive Council 2008-2016.
    • FLORIDA, 1996

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • President, Friends of 440, Tampa Division
    • Statewide Board of Directors, Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund, Tampa Division
    • Past Youth football coach, Carrollwood Hurricanes
    • Board of Director, Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund, Tampa Division
    • Past Youth Wrestling Coach Guardian Wrestling
    • Past Youth Softball Coach Keystone Little League
    • Neighborhood Board Representative, The Foundation for Youth Development, Inc.
    • Past Vice President, Pop Warner Little Scholars, Carrollwood Hurricanes Football and Cheerleading Programs

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Speaker, Practical Applications of New Law changes to Workers' Compensation
    • Speaker, Workers' Compensation How to Prove Your Cases, 2008 - 2013
    • Speaker, Workers' Compensation Fraud and 120 day rule, 2008 - 2013
    • Speaker, Workers' Compensation Medical Issues, 2005 - 2013
    • Speaker, Practical Applications of New Law changes to Workers' Compensation, 2005
    • Mr. Petruccelli is a regular speaker on Workers'Compensation matters and speaks at the Workers Compensation Forum, The Workers' compensation Winter Seminar and the Workers' Compensation Educational Conference.
    • Workers' Compensation Important Topics, 2002
    • Speaker, Workers' Compensation, Florida
    • Speaker, Workers' Compensation Law and Ethics and Case law Updates, 1997 - 2001
    • Speaker, Americans with Disabilities Act Litigation Topics, 1998

    Educational Background:

    • University of South Florida, B.A. - 1991, Honors: Phi Delta Theta, Honors: Intrafraternity Council, Executive Council, Treasurer, Major: Criminology
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    Office Location for Christopher L. Petruccelli

    4830 W. Kennedy Blvd
    Tampa, FL 33609

    Phone: 813-906-2132

    Fax: 813-906-7733

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