James B. Thompson, Jr.

Attorney Headshot 150 Second Avenue North
Suite 1500
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
T (727) 823-0540
F (727) 823-0230

Quick Look

Mr. Thompson, Jr. has a diverse civil and commercial litigation practice that ranges from catastrophic personal injury disputes to complex insurance, business, and internet related litigation. He also regularly consults with clients regarding litigation avoidance and good faith claim practices. Mr. Thompson has successfully defended lawsuits at both the trial and appellate levels.

Representative Experience

  • Department of Justice - Civil Trial Attorney with Tax Division 1991-1995


  • Third Party Bad Faith Adjustor Primer
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Discectomy - What you need to know for evaluation, deposition and trial.
  • Global Pre-Suit Settlement Conferences: How to Avoid Being Part of the Problem.
  • Through the Looking Glass: Current Trends in UIM and First-Party Extra-Contractual Litigation.

Professional Affiliations


Community Involvement

Practice Areas

  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Casualty Litigation
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Sovereign Immunity Defense
  • Insurance and Bad Faith Defense
  • Internet Liability Litigation


  • University of Florida, B.S. 1987
  • University of Florida College of Law, J.D. 1990
  • Emory University School of Law, Ll.M. 1991

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1990
  • Georgia, 1991 (inactive)

Court Admissions


  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer by the Florida Bar
  • AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell
  • Florida Super Lawyers 2006-present