Kevin M. McLaughlin

Kevin M. McLaughlin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Tampa, FL

Wagner McLaughlin, P.A.
 | 601 Bayshore Blvd., Suite 910
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: 813-225-4000
Fax: 813-225-4010
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009 - 2011
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Transportation/Maritime (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

In a firm that puts the highest priority on protecting the injured individual, board-certified trial lawyer Kevin McLaughlin fits in perfectly. Starting his career on the corporate side, Kevin soon realized that his dedication to plaintiffs’ rights was his true purpose and calling. He joined Wagner McLaughlin in 1997 and quickly rose to the rank of partner.

While attending law school, Kevin clerked for the judges in the Civil Division of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County, Florida. Upon graduation, he worked for an insurance defense firm and handled cases involving insurance disputes, coverage issues, automobile negligence, and premises liability claims for some of the largest insurers in the country. This preparation helped Kevin become an expert in handling plaintiffs’ claims. Kevin knows how both the opposition and the courts think, which enhances his ability to be an effective advocate for his clients.

Kevin represents plaintiffs with wrongful death and personal injury claims. His practice encompasses a broad range of claims including admiralty and maritime, premises liability, medical negligence, automotive and products liability actions. His wealth of experience benefits his clients through his ability to assess all sides of the situation.

Kevin is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, where he is an officer of the Tampa Bay Chapter. He also sits on the Board of Directors for the Hillsborough County Bar Association. He is a member of the Florida Justice Association, the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, and the American Association for Justice.

A resident of Tampa since early childhood, Kevin is an honor graduate of Wake Forest University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in history in 1993. Three years later, he received his Juris Doctorate from the Stetson University College of Law. He resides in Tampa with his wife, Daun, and their two children.

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

About Kevin McLaughlin

Admitted: 1996, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.wagnerlaw.com/our-team/kevin-mclaughlin/

Honors/Awards:

  • ‘AV’ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer by The Florida Bar (www.flabar.org)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Admitted to the Florida Bar in 1996
  • Member, American Bar Association (www.americanbar.org)
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (Treasurer, Tampa Bay Chapter 2012)(www.abota.org)
  • Board of Directors, Hillsborough County Bar Association 2012-Present
  • Young Lawyers Division Board of Directors 2002 -2007; President Elect 2005; President 2006 (www.hillsbar.com)
  • Member, American Association for Justice (www.justice.org)
  • Member, Florida Justice Association (Young Lawyers Section Board of Directors 2000-2005) (www.floridajusticeassociation.org)
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Admitted to Practice – United States Supreme Court, U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida,  All Florida State Courts

Educational Background:

  • Received B.A. in history from Wake Forest University in 1993
  • Graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 1996

Industry Groups

  • AAJ
  • ABA
  • ABOTA
  • FJA
  • HCBA
  • SEALI
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Office Location for Kevin M. McLaughlin

601 Bayshore Blvd.
Suite 910
Tampa, FL 33606

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Last Updated: 1/4/2019

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