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Brian P. Battaglia is President of Brian P. Battaglia, P.A. in St. Petersburg, Florida, practicing in the areas of mediation and civil, commercial and business litigation, health law, insurance litigation and employment litigation. Mr. Battaglia is also certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Circuit Court Mediator.  Mr. Battaglia has completed and recieved a Certificate in Negotiating and Mediating Employment Disputes from the Univerity of South Florida.


Mr. Battaglia received his B.S. from Florida State University, his J.D. from Drake University School of Law, and his LL.M. in Health Law from the Loyola University of Chicago, Institute for Health Law. Mr. Battaglia is licensed to practice law before all courts in the State of Florida, as well as various Federal Courts including the United States Supreme Court.  Mr. Battaglia has handled a wide variety of legal matters since joining the firm in 1986. Mr. Battaglia has represented numerous individuals and corporations in litigation and transactional matters.


In the commercial, business and employment arena, Mr. Battaglia has acted as counsel in complex contract disputes, zoning and land use issues, and claims involving Federal and State employment law at both the Trial and Appellate levels.


Mr. Battaglia has also represented individuals, providers and entities in the health care industry concerning employment issues, ERISA, practice purchase and sales, nursing home risk management issues and reimbursement.


Mr. Battaglia has served on the St. Petersburg Bar Association's Executive Committee. Mr. Battaglia has also served as a director on various community boards. Mr. Battaglia previously served as President and Board Member for the Pinellas Opportunity Council.


As well, Mr. Battaglia served as a director of Bay Area Legal Services, Inc. from 1994 to 1997, and from 1993 to 1995 was President of the Community Law Program where he continues to serve on the Board of Trustees. Mr. Battaglia has also been honored for his pro bono activities, receiving the Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award for Florida's Sixth Judicial Circuit.


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Practice areas


  1. Employment: 35%
    28 years
  2. Health Care: 30%
    28 years
  3. Contracts: 20%
    28 years
  4. Land Use & Zoning: 10%
    3 years
  5. Car Accident: 5%
    28 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Brian P. Battaglia, P.A.

2429 Central Avenue, Suite 211
Saint Petersburg, FL, 33713


FLMember in Good Standing198606/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Outstanding Contributions as President and TrusteeCommunity Law Program2009
Certificate of Meritorious Public Service, 2002-2005The Florida Bar Client Security Fund Committee2005
The Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service AwardThe Florida Bar1994
Pro Bono AwardSt. Petersburg Bar AssociationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderBattaglia, Ross, Dicus & Wein, P.A1986 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Culver Summer Schools Alumni Association, Culver Academies, Culver, IndianaDirector2011 - Present
The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FloridaAlumni and Friends of the School of Criminology Advisory Board2010 - Present
UPARCBoard of Trustees2009 - Present
The Florida BarN/A1986 - Present
St. Petersburg Bar AssociationN/A1986 - Present
PCRECLegal Counsel2008 - 2011
St. Petersburg Bar AssociationSecratary2001 - 2002
St. Petersburg Bar AssociationLaw Day Chair1999 - 1999
Bay Area Legal ServicesBoard of Directors1994 - 1997
Pinellas Opportunity CouncilPresident and Board of Directors1990 - 1993
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania al. v. Brian Peters et al., 550 F. Supp. 2d 1363 (M.D. Fla. 2008)Case concluded.
Jackson v. Comberg and Compro Corporation, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 66405 (M.D. Fla. 2006)Case concluded
Belair v. City of Treasure Island, Florida, 718 So. 2d 738 (Fla. 1998)Resolved
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Publication nameTitleDate
U. Ark. Little Rock L.J.The Shift Toward Managed Care and Emerging Liability Claims Arising from Utilization Management and Financial Incentive Arrangements Between Health Care Providers and Payers1997
The Florida Bar JournalExplaining Small Claims Court to the Prospective Pro Se Litigant1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University ChicagoHealth LawLL.M - Master of Laws1996
Drake University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Florida State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law ClassMediation2009
Peoples Law SchoolConsumer Issues1989