TAMPA PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER
Chris DeBari is an experienced trial attorney who has practiced Personal Injury, Personal Injury Protection, and Criminal Litigation in the Tampa Bay for the past 15 years. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey in 1991 and his Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, FL. In 1998.
While at Stetson he excelled in trial advocacy, and is a former member of Stetson University College of Law’s world class trial team where he competed on national, regional and state levels, earning the distinction of “Best Advocate” in Intrastate Trial Competition and upon graduation from Stetson and was honored by the faculty for individual excellence in trial competition.
In addition to being a trial lawyer, Mr. DeBari is a Certified Circuit Court Mediator, and is licensed to practice before the Florida Supreme Court and the Federal Middle District of Florida. He has lectured in the areas of Personal Injury, Personal Injury Protection and Criminal Litigation. He is a member of the Florida Justice Association (FJA) which promotes the rights of consumers and Plaintiffs against corporate interests, and has for the last five years, served on the Board of Directors and as an Officer of the Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association (TBTLA) where he is currently the Treasurer. Chris comes from a background of Theater and Literature having performed professionally with the New York Shakespeare Festival, and the Shubert Organization in on and off-Broadway theatrical productions, and has made several appearances on ABC television. He credits his success as a trial lawyer in large part to his theatrical training.