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About Me

Serving clients throughout St. Petersburg, John R. Mathias is a seasoned personal injury attorney with 25+ years of legal experience. He has a unique background as an insurance defender, representing some of the nation’s leading companies, such as Nationwide, Allstate, and State Farm. This experience equips him with strong insight into how insurance companies treat injured victims, allowing Attorney Mathias to craft strong and effective cases on behalf of his clients. He handles a wide range of injury claims, including auto accidents, product liability matters, and wrongful death. Attorney Mathias has been given an AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell® and earned a Board Certification in Civil Trial Law, making him a legal specialist in this area. Call his firm today for counsel! 


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Practice Areas


  1. Personal Injury: 19%
    27 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 19%
  3. Insurance: 19%
  4. Wrongful Death: 19%
  5. Other: 24%
  6. More 



Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse John. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William M. Schneikart

    I endorse this lawyer. He is well qualified and works hard for his clients.


    William Schneikart Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

The Law Offices of John R. Mathias, P.A.

699 1st Ave N
Saint Petersburg, FL, 33701-3601


FLMember in Good Standing198809/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certified MediatorFlorida Bar2006
Board Certified Civil TrialFlorida Bar2001
AV ratingMartindale-Hubbell1996
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentLaw Offices of John R. Mathias2006 - 2015
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Bar Grievance Committee for the Sixth Judicial CircuitMember2009 - 2011
American Association for JusticeMember1998 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationMember1996 - Present
St.Petersburg Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Tampa Bay Trial LawyersMember1996 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawlaw1987
University of South FloridaBusiness AdministrationN/A1985
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Barney Masterson American Inn of Court"Closing Arguments- Technology to Asset You"2014