John A. Yanchunis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Tampa, FL

Morgan & Morgan
 | 201 North Franklin Street, 7th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 813-275-5272
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts (80%),
  • Government Relations (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney John A. Yanchunis has more than 30 years of experience as a trial lawyer. For the last 13 years he has focused his practice on consumer class action litigation, and he has also handled a diverse size of complex consumer, commercial disputes and Whistleblower litigation. He is an attorney with the nationwide firm Morgan & Morgan and is located in the firm's Tampa office.

Mr. Yanchunis received his law degree from the South Texas College of Law. He is a member of The Florida Board of Bar Examiners, Supreme Court's Judicial Management Council and the Consumer Protection Law Committee. He is admitted to practice within the states of Florida and Texas; the Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Ninth and 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is also admitted to practice before numerous U.S. District Courts throughout the country.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Class Action/Mass Torts (80%)

Government Relations (20%)

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2019

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About John Yanchunis

Admitted: 1981, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.forthepeople.com/attorneys/john-a-yanchunis

Honors/Awards:

  • Received the Silver Beaver, 2006
  • District Award of Merit - Skyway District, 2005

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chairperson, Unlicensed Practice of Law Committees: 6A Circuit Committee, 6B Circuit Committee, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • Member, The Florida Board of Bar Examiners, Presently an Emeritus Member, 1997 to 2002
  • Vice President, St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Petersburg Downtown Conference, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Vice Chairperson, Standing Committee on the Unlicensed Practice of Law, 1994 to 1995
  • Member of Executive Committee, West Central Family Council of The Boy Scouts of America, 2003 to Present
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • Member, Supreme Court's Judicial Management Council, 2008 to Present
  • Texas, 1980
  • U.S. District Court of Connecticut
  • Member, Public Relations Committee, 1989 to 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • Member, Unlicensed Practice of Law Committees: 6A Circuit Committee, 6B Circuit Committee, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • Member, Community Law Program
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • Chairperson, Standing Committee on the Unlicensed Practice of Law, 1995 to 1997
  • Council President, West Central Family Council of The Boy Scouts of America, 2005 to 2007
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • Member, Standing Committee on Professionalism, 1991 to 1993
  • Florida, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • Member, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1991 to 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • Chairperson, Unlicensed Practice of Law Committees: 6A Circuit Committee, 6B Circuit Committee, 1986 to 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • Member, Elder Law Advisory Board, College of Law and The Center for Excellence in Elder Law – Stetson University College of Law, 2003 to 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • Fellow, Board of Directors, The Florida Bar Foundation, 2003 to 2006
  • National Council Member, Council Representative, Boy Scouts of America, 2005 to 2007
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • Member, Standing Committee on the Unlicensed Practice of Law, 1990 to 1994
  • Skyway District Chairman, West Central Family Council of The Boy Scouts of America, 2003 to 2004
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
  • Member, Consumer Protection Law Committee, 2009 to Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court of Colorado
  • Member, Board of Governors of Young Lawyers, Division of the Florida Bar, Sixth Circuit Representative, 1988 to 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Representative Clients:

  • Fresco vs. R.L. Polk Case 0:07-cv-60695-JEM
  • Fresco vs. Automotive Directions, Inc., Case No. 03-61063-JEM

Educational Background:

  • University of Florida, B.A., Florida Blue Key, Omicron Delta Kappa,1976
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Office Location for John A. Yanchunis

201 North Franklin Street
7th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602

Phone: 813-275-5272

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Last Updated: 8/14/2019

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