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For over 25 years, Legler &
Flynn has been known for an unwavering dedication to our clients. We
are a family run local law firm, with offices in Bradenton and Sarasota
that has achieved statewide recognition for the protection of our
client’s rights.

We have continued to receive the highest AV
Rating from Martindale-Hubble. An "AV" rating is the highest available
ranking by Martindale-Hubble, a rating the attorneys at Legler &
Flynn continue to earn year after year.

We are Admitted To Practice In:
-United States Supreme Court
-State of Florida
-State of Ohio
-State of New York

Our Areas of Focus:
-Job Related Accidents and Workers Compensation
-Accidents Involving Automobiles, Boats, Motorcycles and Bicycles
-Wrongful Death Claims
-Slip and Fall Injuries
-Product Liability
-Social Security Disability
-Employment Law
-Nursing Home Negligence
-Difficult Injury Cases

costs you nothing to put the 25 years of legal experience of Legler
& Flynn to work for you. We do not receive any payment whatsoever
unless we win your case for you.

If you think you have a legal
matter suited to the skills and experience of the well qualified
attorneys at Legler & Flynn, please call our office toll free at:

1 888 762 LAWS

You can also email us at:

We have been protecting client’s rights for 25 years, now let us protect yours.


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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 25%
    37 years, 200 cases
  2. Workers Compensation: 25%
    37 years, 200 cases
  3. Slip and Fall: 25%
    37 years, 300 cases
  4. Car Accident: 25%
    37 years, 100 cases



Contingent (25-33%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney endorsements

4 total 

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  • Edward Brian Sobel

    I highly endorse this lawyer. Mr. Legler is among the best personal injury attorneys on the West Coast of Florida. He is a caring, compassionate, and has the experience and skill to obtain the best results for his clients.


    Edward Sobel Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gary Robert Jodat

    I endorse this lawyer. I have referred many Worker's Compensation cases to Kennedy and based on the excellent results, I continue to do so.


    Gary Jodat Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

2027 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL, 34205-5863

Legler & Flynn
2027 Manatee Ave W
Bradenton, Florida, 342055836



NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 199003/07/2016
FLMember in Good Standing198606/19/2016
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-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerLegler & Flynn1989 - Present
PartnerLegler, Singer & Pouten1980 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
Academy of Florida Trial LawyersMember1995 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1995 - Present
Manatee County Inns of CourtMember1995 - Present
Florida BarMember1990 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Insurance$1million settlement secured for client
4.5 million dollar settlementSettled
3.5 million dollar settlementSettled
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Publication nameTitleDate
Manatee CountyMedical-Legal Associations2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Dayton School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Otterbein CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Manatee County Bar AssociationMedical-Legal Interactions2005