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  1. Litigation: 30%
  2. Insurance: 30%
  3. Employment & Labor: 20%
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
  5. Business: 10%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jason Alexander Pill

    Mr. Messer is a sharp and experienced attorney who has practiced in many areas of the law, in both state and federal court. Additionally, he is very invovled in his community and local bar events. I endorse this attorney fully.


    Jason Pill Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John Clint Wallace

    Stephen is an excellent attorney.


    John Wallace Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact info

Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith, PLC

620 East Twiggs Street Suite 303
Tampa, FL, 33602


FLMember in Good Standing200909/08/2015
GAInactive Member in Good Standing 201111/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Legal Elite Up & ComerFlorida Trend Magazine2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyCoppins Monroe Adkins & Dincman, PA2010 - 2012
Staff Attorney for the Banking and Insurance CommitteeThe Florida Senate2008 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2012 - Present
Tallahassee Bar Association, Young Lawyers' SectionBoard of Directors2010 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Trial Advocate QuarterlyCombining Forces: A Primer on the Joint Defense Agreement in Civil Litigation2011
Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and PolicySchool Vouchers and the Road to Academic Excellence after Bush v. Holmes2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A2009
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
17th annual Florida Liability Claims ConferenceA Shift in the Soil: Changes in FL Sinkhole Litigation2013