Skip to main content

Brian G. Schackow

Personal injury Attorney at Gainesville, FL

Not yet reviewed

Call and speak with several attorneys to find best fit for your specific legal issue.
Can't find what you are looking for?
Avvo has 97% of all lawyers in the US.
Find the best ones near you.
Find Nearby Lawyers

About Brian

Learn Brian’s areas of practice.

Practice area
  1. Personal injury
    Personal Injury including car, truck, motorcycle accidents, Wrongful death claims, Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facility Neglect claims, Slip and Fall cases and any other injury claims involving someone elses negligence.

    20 years

Brian Schackow was born and raised in Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida. He attended Brentwood Elementary School, Ft. Clark Middle School and graduated from PK Yonge High School. He attended the University of Florida and received a BA in History in 1999. While a student at Florida, Brian worked as an equipment manager for the Florida Gator Football team. During his time with the team Brian worked directly for head coach Steve Spurrier and managed for quarterback Danny Wuerffel during the 1996 National Championship season where the Gators beat FSU 52-20 in the Sugar Bowl.

Also at Florida, Brian met his wife Rebecca Hidalgo, who was a member of the Florida Gator Women’s Soccer team. After graduation, Brian & Rebecca were married and moved together to Denver, Colorado where Brian attended Denver University College of Law. While in law school, Brian competed in Moot Court, worked in the Student Law Office and wrote for the Transportation Law Journal. He completed an internship at the Arapahoe County Public Defender Office during the Summer of 2001. He earned the book award for his efforts in Family Law (Fall 2000) and Trial Practice (Spring 2001).

In 2002, Brian returned home to Gainesville to practice law with his father, Gerald Schackow, and his sister, Lynn Schackow. For the past 10 years, Brian has worked hard representing and advocating for Floridians in their cases involving car, truck and motorcycle accidents, as well as wrongful death cases, premises liability cases, nursing home abuse, assisted living neglect and medical negligence. Brian is admitted to the Florida Bar (2003) and the United States Court for the Northern District of Florida (2007). Brian is an active member of the James C. Adkins Inns of Court, the Eight Judicial Circuit Bar Association, the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division and the Florida Justice Association.

Outside of law, Brian has four children (10, 8, 6, 3) that keep him very busy. He is a devoted husband and Dad and spends the majority of his free time riding bikes and playing games with his kids. He attends Christ Community Church and teaches Sunday School to a K-1st class. He is a member of The Florida Players Network, The F Club and BNI. He enjoys watching Gator sporting events, going to the beach and playing golf and tennis.

Licensed for 20 years
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2003
Updated 11/23/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Brian

Schackow & Mercadante
4545 NW 8th Ave
Gainesville, FL, 326054522


Not yet reviewed. Review Brian


We have not found any cost information for this lawyer

Contact for Details


AVVO RATING 6.5 (Good)


  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • JD
  • 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

Received (0)
Given (0)
Endorse Brian
Endorsements from fellow lawyers are an important consideration for many when selecting the right attorney.
This attorney hasn't created any attorney endorsements recently on Avvo.

Avvo Contributions

This attorney hasn't created any legal answers in Q&A or legal guides recently on Avvo.

Gainesville Personal injury Lawyer Brian G. Schackow
Brian G. Schackow
Personal injury Attorney
Gainesville, FL
Licensed for 20 years