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Joseph R. Bryant

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: 2010 - 2011
Licensed in Florida Since: 1986
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Appellate, Insurance Coverage
Attorney Profile

Joseph R. Bryant is an attorney at the Tampa office of Morgan & Morgan. He now focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, providing representation to clients throughout the metropolitan area. Mr. Bryant has been certified as a specialist in civil trial law by the Board of Legal Specialization and Education of The Florida Bar. He has been admitted to practice before all Florida state courts since 1986, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Born and raised in Tampa, Mr. Bryant provides advice and counsel to people who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. The types of matters that he has handled have included motor vehicle crashes, premises liability, and railroad accidents, and he has been able to obtain many sizable negotiated settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of his plaintiff clients. Mr. Bryant's successful track record and high degree of ethics have led to a great deal of recognition from his fellow professionals, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Bryant attended Florida State University in Tallahassee as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Science in 1982. He then pursued his legal education at the University of Mississippi School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1985. After graduation, Mr. Bryant joined the Florida Office of the Attorney General, where he spent years working on criminal appeals. He then was an attorney with a major insurance company and then was with an insurance defense law firm before becoming a plaintiff's attorney.

*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
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Appellate
  • 10%Insurance Coverage
Focus Areas

Wrongful Death


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2011

Certificates and Credentials

About Joseph R. Bryant

First Admitted: 1986, Florida

Professional Webpage:


  • Florida Super Lawyer
  • A-V Rated, Martindale Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified in Civil Trial by the Florida Bar

Bar/Professional Activity

  • The Florida Bar, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1986


  • Edwards v. Abdeeb, 2012
  • Wilburn v. Family of Christ Lutheran Church, 2014
  • Kloppenburg v. Rafield, 2015
  • Mancuso v. Tyska, 2014
  • Yolanda Ferraro v. The Travelers Home and Marine Insurance Company, 2018

Educational Background

  • Florida State University, 1982
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Office Location for Joseph R. Bryant

201 North Franklin Street
7th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602

Phone: 813-223-5505

Last Updated: 6/23/2021

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