Jerome B. Blevins
Partner – Liability Division
Jerome B. Blevins is a partner in the Liability division in the St. Petersburg office. Over the past 20 years, Jerry focused his practice in several areas including civil trial, personal injury, automobile liability, premises liability, products liability, civil rights (both federal and state) and governmental sovereign immunity. In addition, he has extensive litigation experience in commercial trucking and insurance defense. Currently, Jerry primarily represents insurance companies and self insured entities. Throughout his legal career, Jerry has always strived to create a personal relationship with his clients built on mutual confidence and trust. He pursues each case with diligence and above all remains extremely dedicated to his client’s causes.
Jerry earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Kentucky in 1982, graduating with high honors, and is a Phi Beta Kappa. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law in 1986. Jerry is a member of the Florida Bar, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, and is a certified circuit civil mediator. He is also a member of the Pinellas Trial Lawyers Association, St. Petersburg Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, Florida Defense Lawyers Association, and a member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association (T.I.D.A.).
Jerry resides in St. Petersburg with his wife and four children where he is an active member in his community. He is currently a youth softball coach, PTA president and involved in his son’s local Boy Scouts troop. In his spare time, Jerry enjoys backpacking and camping.