Tampa personal injury attorney James D. Clark is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Clark's practice areas include medical malpractice, general negligence, products liability, and mass torts (pharmaceutical and medical products).
Mr. Clark was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1975 and the North Carolina Bar in 1979. Mr. Clark is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer and is certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He attended law school at Florida State University College of Law. In 1996, Mr. Clark was presented the Michael A. Fogarty Memorial "In The Trenches Award" which is awarded annually to the civil trial lawyer in Florida's Thirteenth Judicial Circuit for excellence in trial skills and ethical conduct. Mr. Clark, a leading Tampa medical malpractice attorney, also authored a chapter in the Florida Medical Malpractice Handbook entitled “Jury Selection” that is published by the Florida Bar.
Mr. Clark has been selected annually since 2005 as one of the best lawyers in America by Best Lawyers and he is currently recognized in four separate specialty categories – Personal Injury Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation, Medical Malpractice Law, and Products Liability Law. Mr. Clark was named 2016 "Lawyer of the Year" in Plaintiff’s Product Liability Litigation in Tampa by Best Lawyers®. Mr. Clark was previously honored by being selected as "Lawyer of the Year" in 2011 in the field of Medical Malpractice law. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
Mr. Clark once again has the distinction of being selected by Super Lawyers
as one of Florida's top trial attorneys for the 2016 edition. Mr. Clark has been honored to be included in Super Lawyers
for multiple consecutive years for his experience and professional achievements.