James J. Thorpe, Jr.
Jim is originally from Kansas City, and mostly grew up in Sarasota, Florida. He graduated from Cardinal Mooney High School in 1997. During high school, he began honing his litigation skills while volunteering as a student attorney for the Sarasota County Teen Court program.
Jim attended the University of South Florida, and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science in 2003. After completing his undergraduate studies, he pursued his dream of becoming an attorney and attended the St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida, ultimately achieving a Juris Doctorate in 2007.
After law school, he had the pleasure of working with a group of the most successful personal injury attorneys in north Florida at Fasig & Brooks, PLLC. While there, he immediately began working in litigation, prosecuting matters such as automobile accidents, slip and falls, and gross negligence involving catastrophic brain damages. Before leaving the firm, he successfully represented over 250 clients, recovering more than $3,150,000.00 on behalf of those wrongfully injured.
Since opening Jim Thorpe Law in 2011, he has represented over 50 clients, recovering $654,245.16 in total on their behalf as of February 2015. Some of the best qualities he brings to all his clients include excellent communication, personal service, and intense perseverance. He is a straightforward and uncompromising attorney who will assess and offer you a direct analysis of your legal issue. Now, as a partner at Thorpe & Thorpe, P.A., Jim invites you to call or visit his office and discuss your potential case.
State of Florida
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami Gardens, Florida
Juris Doctor, 2007
Real Centro Universitario - Maria Cristina San Lorenzo del Escorial (Madrid), Spain, 2006; Study abroad program through St. Thomas
University School of Law
A.B.A. Sr. Representative
Lieutenant Governor Dean of Communications to the ABA 5 Circuit of Law Schools Real Property, Probate, & Trust Division Liaison
to the ABA Law Student Division
University of South Florida Tampa, Florida, 2003
B.A., Bachelor of Arts
Cardinal Mooney High School, Sarasota, Florida, 1997