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William Thomas Wadley

William Thomas Wadley

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Criminal Defense

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Personal Injury: 85%
  2. Criminal Defense: 15%



Contingent (25-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Michael S. Waddington

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


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Angela Zervos

    I endorse this lawyer, not only because he is my law partner, but has been a mentor to me. He is beyond intelligent and very skilled in the courtroom, whether it is a personal injury matter or criminal case.


    Angela Zervos Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Yanchuck, Berman, Wadley & Zervos, PA

5453 Central Ave
Saint Petersburg, FL, 33710-8049


FLMember in Good Standing198205/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Best lawyers in Tampa BayTampa Bay Magazine2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV rating Martindale-HubbellMartindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating2000
Board Certified Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy1998
Board Certification Criminal TrialThe Florida Bar1994

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
partnerYanchuck, Berman, Wadley & Zervos, PA1984 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2008 - Present
USA TriathlonN/A2001 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A1995 - Present
The National Assocation of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A1991 - Present
Pinellas County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/A1985 - Present
The Florida Justice AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State of Florida v. Darrell DurantFound not guilty in trial of first degree murder
Monna Lee Bradshaw v. City of St. PetersburgPlaintiff verdict in trial against City
State of Florida v. Mark O'Hara Conviction for trafficking reversed on appeal

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Auburn University , AuburnHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1979