Joseph “Jay” Diaco is committed to helping injury victims in personal injury claims. Mr. Diaco began building a reputation as an aggressive advocate while litigating complex insurance cases early in his legal career beginning in 1995. For nearly 2 decades, Mr. Diaco has managed thousands of injury claims, deposed hundreds of experts (including doctors), and successfully handled dozens of jury trials.
Mr. Diaco grew up in St. Petersburg, and he graduated from Northeast High School in 1988. He earned a BS in Communications and a minor in Psychology from Florida State University in 1992. He also served as treasurer and President of Scalphunters, FSU’s largest student booster organization and remains a member of Lambda Chi Alpha. Jay Diaco completed his legal studies at Stetson University College of Law in 1995 where he excelled as a member of the Stetson Trial Team.
Mr. Diaco is the noted attorney of record for significant outcomes in wrongful death cases, aviation accidents, commercial vehicle injury claims, catastrophic injury claims, medical malpractice claims, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, complex product liability claims, catastrophic Worker’s Compensation cases and First Amendment cases.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1995||06/11/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2018|
|Owner||Joseph F. Diaco, Jr., P.A.||1999 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Florida Defense Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Stetson University College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|Florida State University||BS - Bachelor of Science||1992|
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