Tom Roebig is a native Floridian, born and raised in Jacksonville. He received his undergraduate degree from Florida State University and his law degree from Stetson University College of Law where he was a member of the National Moot Court Team. In 2007 the Stetson Lawyers Association awarded Tom and his partner Wil Florin its outstanding Alumni Award (Paul May Meritorious Service Award). He is a member of the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Foundation and numerous other associations which promote civil justice.
Tom has been inducted into the “Million Dollar Advocates Forum,” a National organization which recognizes Trial Lawyers who have received jury awards in excess of a million dollars. He has also been named to the “Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum” for numerous jury verdicts of multiple millions. He is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by both The Florida Bar and The National Board of Trial Advocacy as well as Board Certified as a Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certifications. Florida Trend™ Magazine has selected Tom as one of Florida’s “Elite Lawyers” and he has been voted by his peers to be named in “Best Lawyers in America”. He has been repeatedly named among Florida’s “Super Lawyers” every year since 2006 in a state wide poll conducted of practicing attorneys by the publication Law and Politics. Additionally, he was named in 2007 as one of “America’s Leading Plaintiff’s Lawyers” by the national legal organization, Lawdragon. Every year since 2009, Tom was selected by the National Trial Lawyers Association as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the state of Florida.
Tom is a frequently requested lecturer at Stetson University College of Law instructing on the law of negligence and wrongful death damages. He has often been a requested speaker on trial tactics to numerous legal associations and trial lawyer seminars including the Florida Justice Association and has served as an adjunct professor at St. Petersburg College teaching civil law courses.
Tom has obtained million dollar plus jury awards in both federal and state court trials as well as million dollar recoveries for his clients in the areas of medical malpractice, discrimination & civil rights, liquor liability, product liability, class action and motor-vehicle negligence. In 2005, his 15 million dollar jury verdict in a trucking negligence trial was the 4th largest verdict reported in the state. His $47.4 million dollar jury verdict against a Tampa Bay area day spa and massage therapist is the largest jury verdict in Pasco County history and the second largest jury verdict in Florida for 2014. His 2016 $42,000,000 jury verdict against Applebee’s and others is the largest contested jury verdict in Hernando County history. Tom is married and has two children.