Rob K. Roy, admitted to the Florida Bar, 1992; United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1994.
EDUCATION: University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida (B.S. with Honors, 1989); South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas (J.D. 1992). Member of The Order of Barristers, National Advocacy Honor Society.
MEMBER: Florida Bar Trial Lawyers Section, Hillsborough County Bar, Pinellas County Bar, "Eagle Member" with The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, member of the Board of Directors for The Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association, member of the Board of Directors for the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Tampa Bay Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Prior to his admission to the Florida Bar, Mr. Roy was a nationally recognized law school mock trial advocate, competing in numerous national and regional trial competitions and being named "Best Speaker in the Nation" at the National Invitational Trial Competition, also known as the "Tournament of Champions." Upon admission to the Bar, Mr. Roy became an Assistant State Attorney in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, prosecuting misdemeanor, juvenile and felony criminal cases on behalf of the State of Florida. After leaving the State Attorney's Office in August 1996, Mr. Roy became employed with a local insurance defense law firm, defending personal injury and other liability and insurance lawsuits on behalf of a number of major companies, including State Farm Insurance, Allstate Insurance, Nationwide Insurance, American Express, Bankers Insurance and Atlanta Casualty Insurance Company.
Mr. Roy returned to Kinney, Fernandez & Boire in February 2000, after working with our attorneys for a period of time between 1992-1993. Mr. Roy has been trial counsel in approximately 60 jury trials throughout the Tampa Bay area involving criminal and civil matters and has been counsel in well over 100 non-jury trials. Total jury trial verdicts obtained by Mr. Roy exceed $4,000,000.00.
Mr. Roy is experienced in the following areas of law: personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, premises liability, insurance coverage, personal injury protection insurance coverage, negligent hiring and negligent retention, defamation and libel, all general liability claims, mediation, criminal defense, civil and criminal trial practice.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Licensed since 1992
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1992||05/07/2015|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers||Eagle Member||N/A|
|South Tampa Chamber of Commerce||Member||N/A|
|Tampa Bay Hispanic Chamber of Commerce||Member||N/A|
|Hillsborough County Bar||Member||N/A|
|Florida Bar Trial Lawyers Section||Member||N/A|
|Pinellas County Bar||Member||N/A|
|The Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association||Board of Directors||N/A|
|South Texas College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|University of South Florida||N/A||BS - Bachelor of Science||1989|