Firm News

10/24/2013 
We are pleased to announce that Christina Benitez was sworn in on September by the Honorable Jack Helinger.
8/1/2013 
James B. Thompson, Jr.: named Chair of Premises and Security Liability Section for the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel.
2013 
James B. Thompson, Jr.: Included in 2013 Super Lawyers publication.
2012 
Jeffrey M. Goodis, Esquire, was selected as The Best Lawyers in America ® Lawyer of the Year in 2012 in Medical Malpractice Law Chandra L. Miller was selected as a Rising Star by Florida Super Lawyers in 2012.

Chandra L. Miller was selected as a Rising Star by Florida Super Lawyers in 2012.
11/10/11 
Thompson Goodis was selected as a Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report for 2012.
9/7/11 
Jeffrey M. Goodis was selected as one of Tampa's Best Lawyers for 2012 in the area of Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants.
9/1/11 
Jeffrey M. Goodis was once again selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Medical Malpractice Law.
6/1/11 
Andrea Zdaniewski was recognized as one of the Top Young Attorneys in Florida in the Wall Street Journal.
6/1/11 
Andrea Zdaniewski was once again selected as a Rising Star by Florida Super Lawyers in 2011.
3/20/11 
Todd Miller was elected into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
2/20/11 
Thompson Goodis selected by the Small Business Commerce Association for the 2010 Best Business Award in the General pracice attorney category.
2/1/11 
Thompson Goodis selected for inclusion in the Best Law Firms publication for Medical Malpractice Lawyers for Defendants.
9/1/10 
Andrea Zdaniewski selected as a Florida Rising Star by Florida Super Lawyers.
8/9/10 
Jeffrey M. Goodis selected by peers for inclusion in the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the practice area of Medical Malpractice Law.
07/01/10 
Thompson Goodis was once again a sponsor of the St. Petersburg Bar Association's Holidays in July Charity Event.
5/01/10 
Jeffrey M. Goodis has been selected as one of the "Tampa's Best Lawyers" by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
4/22/10 
James B. Thompson, Jr., presented for adjustor education credits seminars entitled Bad Faith Primer for Adjustors and Percutaneous Endoscopic Discectomies - What You Need to Know for Evaluation, Deposition and Trial.
1/15/10 
James B. Thompson, Jr., was elected as the President Elect of the St. Petersburg Downtown Rotary Club.
8/27/09 
James B. Thompson, Jr., has been selected as vice-chair of the Premises Liability and Technology and E-Commerce Substantive Law sections of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel.
8/13/09 
Jeffrey M. Goodis selected for inclusion in 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers In America in the specialty of Medical Malpractice Law.
07/01/09 
Thompson Goodis was once again a sponsor of the St. Petersburg Bar Association's Holidays in July Charity Event.
6/20/09 
Todd Miller has become Board Certified in Civil Trial law by the Florida Bar.
6/15/09 
Chandra L. Miller was selected as a Florida Rising Star by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine.
6/9/09 
Jeffrey M. Goodis was elected as to the Executive Committee for the St. Petersburg Bar Association for the 2009-2011 term.
6/1/09 
James B. Thompson, Jr., and Chandra L. Miller authored the "Article of the Month" for the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel entitled "Indecent Exposure: Can the CDA protect your web site from liability?".
2/13/09 
Chandra Miller has been certified by the Supreme Court of Florida as a Circuit Court mediator.
1/17/09 
Chandra Miller was elected into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
12/13/08 
John R. Richardson was recently inducted into the Gamma Omicron Boulé of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity.
12/10/08 
Jeffrey M. Goodis presented at Stetson College of Law on "The Art and Science of Expert Witnessing".
12/1/08 
Chandra Miller completed the required training to become a Certified Circuit Court Mediator through the Conflict Resolution Collaborative at the Universtiy of South Florida. She is looking forward to obtaining her certification. For more on Alternative Dispute Resolution, see the Florida State Court.
11/21/08 
Tina Manolakos was the Co-chairwoman for the 2nd Annual American Foundation for the Greek Language and Culture dinner dance. Ms. Manolakos is the legal advisor to the Tampa Center and is on the AFGLC Board of Trustees.
10/1/08 
James B. Thompson, Jr., was re-elected as Chairman of the Board for the St. Petersburg Free Clinic. See the full article here.
10/1/08 
Jeffrey M. Goodis was elected into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
8/1/08 
James B. Thompson, Jeffrey M. Goodis, James B. Thompson, Jr. and Lynn H. Groseclose have all been named by Florida Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Florida for 2008. 
  • Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers. The selections for Super Lawyers are made by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minn. Each year, Law & Politics undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by Law & Politics' attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.
  • Law & Politics publishes Super Lawyers magazines across the country. In addition to the magazines, Law & Politics publishes newspaper inserts and magazine special sections devoted to Super Lawyers. In 2008, Super Lawyers will reach more than 13 million readers. Super Lawyers was first published in Minnesota in 1991. William White, attorney and founding publisher, remains the publisher today. Law & Politics is owned by attorney Vance Opperman, the former president of West Publishing.
  • Super Lawyers, where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.
7/1/08 
Jeffrey M. Goodis was selected as one of the "Best Lawyers in America".
2/1/08 
James B. Thompson, Jr., selected as member in the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel.