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Theodore Emanuel Karatinos

Personal injury Attorney at Lutz, FL

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also known as Ted Karatinos, Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC

Licensed for 29 years

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Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    Car Accidents, Boating Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, and more

    30 years

  2. Appeals

    30 years


Ted Karatinos is a managing member of the law firm of Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC with offices in Brooksville and Lutz Florida. Mr. Karatinos litigates cases primarily in the areas of personal injury and insurance law. In the appellate arena, he has procured favorable reported decisions in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; the Florida Supreme Court; the Second District Court of Appeal; and the Fifth District Court of Appeal. He is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Among other publications, Mr. Karatinos has authored nationally in Barrister Magazine, The Young Lawyer, The Federal Lawyer, and The Florida Bar Journal. He has also taught Federal Civil Pretrial Practice at the Stetson University College of Law since 2002.

Licensed for 29 years
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 1993
Updated 02/22/2023

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

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Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC
18920 N Dale Mabry Hwy Ste 101
Lutz, FL, 33548-4929


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Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC
  • 2006 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor of Law
  • Stetson University College of Law
  • 2002 - Present
  • Partner
  • Prugh Holliday & Karatinos, PL
  • 2002 - 2006
  • Partner
  • Seeley & Karatinos, PA
  • 1994 - 2002
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  • Stetson University College of Law
  • J.D.
  • 1993
  • Franklin & Marshall College
  • B.A.
  • 1990

Legal Cases

  • Iravani v. Wal-Mart Stores
  • My firm secured a final judgment in favor of the client.
  • Turcotte v. American Multicinema
  • My firm secured a final judgment in favor of the client.
  • Wright v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co.
  • My firm secured a final judgment in favor of the client.
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  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2019
  • Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney in Florida
  • Attorney and Practice Magazine
  • 2018
  • Million Dollar Advocate
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2018
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2015
  • Litigator Award
  • Trial Lawyers Board of Regents
  • 2014
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  • American Journal of Trial Advocacy
  • Evaluating the Admissibility of Past Drug or Alcohol Use in Federal Civil Cases
  • 2012
  • Florida Bar Journal
  • Beyond Statute, Rule and Contract: Equity as a Basis for Awarding Attorneys' Fees
  • 2006
  • The Federal Lawyer
  • Catching the Cameleon: When is the Treating Physician an Expert?
  • 2004
  • Epoch Times
  • Dealing with an Auto Accident
  • 2004
  • The Reporter
  • Screening Employment Cases
  • 2003
  • The Young Lawyer
  • Qui Tam: What it Means to You and Your Clients
  • 1997
  • Barrister Magazine
  • Shutting the Door on 1964: The Workplace After Hicks
  • 1994
  • West Education Law Reporter
  • Prive v. Austin Indepedent School District: Desegregation's Unitary Tar Baby
  • 1992
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Speaking Engagements

  • Medical Jurisprudence
  • Deposing an Orthopedic Expert
  • 2015
  • Sponsored Conference
  • Negligence in Landscape Architecture: A Case Study
  • 2013
  • Sponsored Conference
  • Negligence in Landscape Architecture
  • 2012
  • Annual Conference
  • Death By Deposition
  • 2012
  • Sponsored Conference
  • Negligence Involving Hazardous Trees
  • 2011
  • Weekly Networking Event
  • Avoiding Civil Litigation
  • 2009
  • Weekly Networking Event
  • Auto Insurance Coverage
  • 2006
  • Sponsored Conference
  • Taking and Defending Effective Depositions
  • 2006
  • Sponsored Conference
  • Insurance Agent Liability in Florida
  • 2004
  • Sponsored CLE Event
  • Treating Physicians as Experts in Federal Court
  • 2004
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Personal injury Attorney | Oct 22
Relationship: Other
"I think Ted is the master of personal injury, with an amazing knowledge of the aspects of personal injuries, from dealing with the client and patient, to understanding the mechanics of a resistant insurance company, to keeping the client informed, to knowing a detailed roadmap to your access to the courts. Ted is always my first go-to on any personal injury case."

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Lutz Personal injury Lawyer Theodore Emanuel Karatinos
Theodore Emanuel Karatinos
Personal injury Attorney
Lutz, FL
Licensed for 29 years