Lindsay  Tygart

Coker Law
Coker Law
136 East Bay St.
JacksonvilleFL 32202
(904) 356-6071
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Ms. Lindsay Tygart is a senior member of Coker Law's medical malpractice division with more than a decade of experience handling personal injury, medical malpractice, neglect, wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases. Prior to beginning her legal career in 2006, she gained much of her practical litigation experience as a certified legal intern for the Office of Public Defender of the 4th Judicial Circuit. Ms. Tygart's talent and commitment to the profession have been well recognized within the industry. She has been honored for both her professional proficiency and her pro bono efforts throughout law school and her legal career. Born and raised in Jacksonville, she comes from a long line of legal professionals. Her now-retired father was a Jacksonville civil trial attorney for more than 50 years, her husband and two brothers are attorneys, and she has two uncles and a cousin that sit as circuit judges. Personal Born: December 24, 1979 in Jacksonville, Florida

Education

The Bolles School Florida Bright Futures Scholar (1998) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts & Art History (2002) Florida Coastal School of Law Juris Doctorate (2006) Law School Honors And Activities Top 10% Graduate Dean's List, 2004-2006 Book Award, Civil Procedure The Barbara McCalla Award for Pro Bono Service Certified Legal Intern, 2004-2006 Office of the Public Defender, 4th Judicial Circuit Mock Trial Team, 2004-2006 President (2005-2006) Chester Bedell Inn of Courts, Pupil, 2006 Women Student Lawyers Association, 2003-2006 Teaching Assistant Torts I, Torts II, and Wills, Trusts & Estates Pi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity, 2003-2006 Westlaw Student Representative, 2003-2006 BarBri Student Representative, 2003-2006 University Honors And Activities Delta Delta Delta Sorority, Alpha Sigma Chapter Lorenzo de Medici Study Abroad Program Florence, Italy - 2001

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Admissions

Florida (2006) United States District Court, Middle District of Florida (2006) United States District Court, Northern District of Florida (2008) United States District Court, Southern District of Florida (2008) Professional Honors, Activities And Affiliations Florida Trend SuperLawyer, 2015 - present Florida Trend SuperLawyer, Rising Star, 2010 - 2015 Jacksonville Bar Association's Chairperson of the Year, 2011 Most Outstanding Member of the Jacksonville Bar Association's Young Lawyers' Section, 2008 Florida Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors, 2012 - present Jacksonville Bar Association's Young Lawyers' Section Board of Governors, 2008 - 2016 President, 2015-2016 President-Elect, 2014-2015 Treasurer, 2013-2014 Secretary, 2012-2013 Jacksonville Women Lawyers' Association, 2006 - present President, 2010 - 2011 Executive Board, 2006 - 2011 Jacksonville Justice Association Board Member, 2012 - present Vice-President, 2017 Treasurer, 2013 - 2016 Florida Justice Association, 2012 - present Womens' Caucus Co-Chairperson, 2013-2015 American Association for Justice, 2012 - present Chester Bedell Inn of Courts Student Member, 2006 Associate, 2008 Barrister, 2013 - 2016 4th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee, 2014 - 2016 4th Judicial Circuit Professionalism Committee, 2014 - 2016 4th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, term begins September 2017 Seminars And Presentations "Top 5 Ethical Blunders for Attorneys," November 2013 Presentation Moderator "Social Media and The Law," March 2014 Speaker "Electronic Discovery in Florida State Courts - Navigating New Rules for New Issues," July 2014 Florida Bar Association, "Practicing With Professionalism" Seminar, 2013 - present Moderator, 2013 - present Panelist, 2013 - present "Medical Malpractice and the Licensed Mental Health Professional," Clinical Psychology 101, Jacksonville University, 2015 - present Guest lecturer "How to Utilize Your Paralegal," Florida State College of Jacksonville, Legal Studies Department, 2011 - 2015 Guest lecturer "Torts and Other Negligence Claims," Florida State College of Jacksonville, Legal Studies Department, 2012 Civic Activities Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, 2006 - present Guardian ad Litem, 2004-2006 Certified Attorney ad Litem, 2012 - present The Bolles School Alumni Board of Governors, 2007 - 2011 Florida Coastal School of Law Alumni Board of Governors, 2007 - 2017 Labrador Rescue of North Florida, 2009 - present Jacksonville Humane Society, 2006 - present JT Townsend Foundation, 2015 - 2016 Dreams Come True, 2008 - present
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