James P. Smeriglio III

James P. Smeriglio III


Primary Office: Orlando, FL
Other Office: Miami, FL
Phone: 407-345-5501

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James Peter Smeriglio III is a native Floridian. After graduating high school, he attended the University of Central Florida, where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Psychology, with an emphasis in cognitive behavioral forensics.

After graduating from UCF, James enrolled at Barry University’s Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law. While in law school, he advocated as an active member of the law school’s trial advocacy program. During his time there, he won both National and State Championships for trial advocacy. When he wasn’t in the courtroom, James served as a Research Assistant, researching and writing articles on cutting edge issues in healthcare and business law.

Upon graduation, Mr. Smeriglio prosecuted criminal cases on behalf of the State of Florida as an Assistant State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit. After leaving the State Attorney’s Office, James dedicated his work to protecting the rights of the accused and representing corporations, local businesses, and those who run them.


  • University of Central Florida, 2011 - B.S. Psychology
  • Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, Barry University 2015 - J.D.

States Licensed to Practice

  • State Bar of Florida, 2015

Professional Associations

  • Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Claims
  • Construction Litigation
  • General Legal Defense