Lillian J. Reyes-Joyce

Lillian Reyes-Joyce has received an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell. “AV” is the highest rating available and is limited to the top 17 percentile of attorneys nationally. She has been protecting the rights of people who have been injured or who are suffering due to the negligence of others for over 30 years. The firm limits its practice to representing plaintiffs in auto accidents, wrongful death, medical medical malpractice and nursing home litigation in order to focus exclusively on fighting for the rights of seriously injured individuals.

Education

Juris Doctorate, University of Florida College of Law, Gainsville, Florida, 1980

  • Articles Editor, University of Florida Law Review, 1979-1980
  • Recipient of George W. Milam Award for Outstanding Scholarly Legal Writing, 1978
  • Author: “Class Actions: The Last Note of the Death Knell – A Dismal Sound for Claimants,” 31, University of Florida Law Review 418, 1979
  • Graduated with Honors

Bachelor of Arts, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

  • Magna Cum Laude graduate

Experience

  • Joyce & Reyes Law Firm, PA, Partner, May 1987 to present
  • Carlton, Fields, Ward, Smith, Emmanuel and Cutler, P.A., Associate, 1980 – May 1987

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Section, 1985-1987
    • Board of Directors, 1987-1997
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • Hillsborough County Association of Women Lawyers
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Sustaining Member
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association
  • Hillsborough County Trial Lawyers Association

Admitted to Practice

  • State of Florida
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

Languages

Spanish