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Ernie Trichler received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Wright
State University in 1993. Following graduation, he served as an officer in the
United States Army. He received his Juris Doctorate from DePaul University
College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, in 1999.

Following graduation, Ernie worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the
Tampa bureau where he primarily litigated cases involving abused, neglected and
abandoned children. He joined the law firm of Wicker, Smith, O'Hara, McCoy,
Graham & Ford, P.A., as an associate attorney in June 2001, where he
practiced in the areas of long-term care, general liability and medical
malpractice. He joined Bush Graziano & Rice, P.A., as an associate attorney
in March 2003, where he continued to practice in the areas of medical
malpractice, nursing home abuse, products liability and general liability cases.
Ernie was voted Shareholder in December of 2006 prior to leaving to form
Trichler Law Center, P.A. in January of 2007.

Ernie is a member of The Florida Bar, the Hillsborough County Bar Association
and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He is also admitted to practice
in the Middle and Southern Districts of the U.S. District Court of Florida. His
practice primarily concentrates in the areas of long-term care, medical
malpractice, premises liability, products liability, general liability, wrongful
death, family law and post judgment collections. Ernie was named as one
of Florida's Rising Stars in 2009.


Practice areas


  1. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 20%
  2. Wrongful Death: 20%
  3. Trucking Accident: 20%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 20%
  5. Car Accidents: 20%



Contingent (25-35%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • David P. Gilbert

    Mr. Trichler is an extremely knowledgeable and experienced civil trial attorney. His insight and guidance is valued by his peers. I highly recommend his services.


    David Gilbert Speeding & Traffic Ticket Attorney
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    I recommend and endorse Ernie Trichler for personal injury and litigation matters. Ernie is a fantastic trial lawyer who truly cares about his clients. He is honest and hard working and will not hesitate to take a case to trial to obtain the best possible result.


    Kristi Davisson Litigation Attorney
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FLMember in Good Standing199909/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerMandelbaum Trichler Law Center2011 - Present
OwnerTrichler Law Center, P.A.2007 - 2011
AssociatePrivate Attorney2001 - 2007
Assistant Attorney GeneralAttorney General, Florida1999 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Carrollwood Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2013 - Present
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of AmericaMember2013 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationMember2011 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Florida BarMember1999 - Present
Trial Lawyers SectionMember1999 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Live SeminarHandling Complex Auto Insurance Coverage Disputes2013
Live SeminarAdvanced Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage2012
Florida BarAutomobile Litigation: Strategic Issues and Answers2008

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