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Born: 1963, Freeport, New York


Practice: Personal injury, civil litigation


Memberships: Florida Bar Association, West Pasco Bar Association, West Pasco Chamber of Commerce, Trinity Odessa Chamber of Commerce, Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce, Greater Hernando Chamber of Commerce, American Academy of Trial Lawyers, Junior Achievement, Leadership Pasco, Million Dollar Advocates Forum


Jeff Lucas is a graduate of Dunedin High School, Dunedin, Florida. Jeff received his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology in December 1986 from the University of Tampa where he attended on an Army ROTC full tuition, room and board scholarship. Jeff attended Army Officer training at Fort McClellan, Alabama and served in the United States Army as a Military Police officer.


Jeff received his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law, San Diego, California. After passing the Florida Bar exam, Jeff began his service as a Public Defender for the Sixth Judicial Circuit working in Pasco and Pinellas County from July 1992 to April 1995. In June 1995, Jeff joined a civil litigation firm in Tarpon Springs, Florida where he continued practicing criminal defense but also expanded his practice to include civil litigation, specifically personal injury. Jeff handled a large caseload which included all types of cases from wrongful death, civil rights, homicide and hundreds of personal injury matters.


In January 1999, Jeff went into private practice in New Port Richey, and a year later went into partnership with Bob Attridge.  The firm has grown substantially and now has three offices.  Partners Jeff Lucas and James Magazine are committed to excellent service for their clients and maximizing their clients’ settlements. The firm has invested substantially in its litigation department and often handles the litigation for other attorneys.


Jeff is a former Adjunct Professor at Pasco Hernando Community College teaching Civil Procedure, Trial Practice, Evidence, Torts and Criminal Law. Utilizing his legal experience, Jeff has volunteered to assist Dayspring Academy Charter School as their attorney. Jeff Lucas and partner James Magazine have given back to the community in numerous ways including but not limited to assisting veterans, police, firefighters, children and single parents through the Lucas|Magazine Community Foundation and the law firm.


Jeff has tried a variety of criminal cases ranging from simple misdemeanors to homicide. Jeff’s civil experience ranges from contract work, auto accidents, slip and falls, civil rights, wrongful death, premise liability and various business law matters.


Jeff has been married to Dr. Josephine Lucas for over 28 years. They have two children.


 


 

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  1. Personal Injury: 40%
  2. Car Accident: 30%
  3. Litigation: 25%
  4. Defective Products: 2%
  5. Other: 3%
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Contact info

Law Offices of Lucas|Magazine

8606 Government Drive
New Port Richey, FL, 34654-5510

Law Offices of Lucas|Magazine

2190 Commercial Way
Spring Hill, FL, 34608

Law Offices of Lucas|Magazine

2623 McCormick Dr Suite 103
Clearwater, FL, 33759

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199206/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2013
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2012
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2011
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2010
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerLaw Offices of Lucas|Magazine1999 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Trial LawyersMember1999 - Present
Florida BarMember1991 - Present
West Pasco Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Central Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys AssociationMember1991 - 2005
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of TampaCriminologyBS - Bachelor of Science1986
California Western School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A