Tampa, FL. (April, 2018) – Stockham Law Group, a boutique law firm focused on First-Party Property Insurance Claim Disputes, Nursing Home and Assisted Living Abuse, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Litigation, announced today that Joanna Garcia will serve the firm as Of Counsel. Mrs. Garcia will focus her practice on litigating first party property loss claims and property coverage matters.

Before joining Stockham Law Group, Mrs. Garcia operated her own firm, The Law Office of Joanna Garcia Parkin PLLC. Previously, she worked as a complex business litigation attorney for Carlton Fields, P.A. in Tampa, where she had been a Shareholder since 2008. Mrs. Garcia has defended numerous large and mid-sized corporations and businesses, including some of the largest insurance companies in the country.  “Being a defense attorney most of my career at one of the top firms in the country has prepared me to transition into the role that I am meant to be in -- an advocate for plaintiffs who deserve a passionate and knowledgeable representative that understands how insurance companies deal with these matters," said Mrs. Garcia. "I am also looking forward to assisting Spanish-speaking individuals who may not fully understand their policy rights due to language barriers," added Garcia, who is bilingual. Donna Stockham, President of Stockham Law Group, commented “Joanna and I worked together at Carlton Fields, P.A. and I am so excited to be working with her again. She is a passionate and zealous advocate. Our clients will greatly benefit from her knowledge and expertise.”

Mrs. Garcia attended law school at Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida. After graduating in 2000, she served as a judicial law clerk in the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division. She is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell based upon receiving the ratings of her peers for the highest level of professional excellence. Mrs. Garcia has received numerous awards of distinction throughout her career, and was most recently selected to Florida Super Lawyers 2018.

Mrs. Garcia is married and enjoys boating and traveling with her husband, Larry, in their free time.    

About Stockham Law Group: Stockham Law Group is a Plaintiff’s law firm with offices in Tampa and Sarasota, Florida that concentrates its legal practice on representing clients with property insurance claims, nursing home & assisted living abuse claims, medical malpractice claims, and personal injury legal disputes. The firm prides itself on utilizing seasoned attorneys that provide practical advice along with superior legal representation to its clients. The firm has helped hundreds of individuals and businesses collect the compensation they deserve.  www.stockhamlawgroup.com