About Wesley T. Straw

Wes Straw has been trying civil cases for over ten years. He has been trial counsel in numerous catastrophic bodily injury cases resulting in jury verdicts exceeding $30,000,000 since commencing practice as a personal injury attorney in St. Petersburg and the Tampa Bay area.

Wes is AV Rated Preeminent by Martindale Hubbel and is a member of the Florida Bar and the United States District Court.

Wes Straw was raised in Pinellas County, Florida. He resides in Clearwater, Florida with his wife and three children.

Wes obtained his Bachelor of Science from the University of Tampa. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from Florida Coastal School of Law after attending both Florida Coastal School of Law and Stetson Law School. While in law school, Wes served on the law review, mock trial team and served as a Certified Legal Intern for the Duval County State Attorney’s Office. He was certified by the Supreme Court of Florida to handle civil cases for the Duval County State Attorney’s Office, and obtained favorable verdicts for the office in all cases that he tried to verdict.

In 2002, Wes joined Justin C. Johnson and Associates, P.A. as a law clerk, then became an associate attorney representing clients in civil litigation matters including catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, child abuse, child injuries resulting from defective products, assault, and automobile negligence cases.

In 2010, Wes Straw and Matt Emerson established Emerson Straw PL, focusing on individuals and their families who have been wrongfully injured or killed as the result of negligence by corporations, nursing homes, medical facilities, physicians, or other careless individuals. Wesley Straw has years of experience working as a personal injury and accident attorney in St. Petersburg the Tampa Bay area. N/A (877) 428-4177 Wesley T. Straw
Emerson Straw PL
St. Petersburg/St. Augustine Personal Injury Lawyer
What Our Clients Say

No bias here I have seen them in action since conception. The firm is totally committed to their clients best interest. No stone is left unturned regardless of cost and man hours it takes to get the best results. Their record speaks for itself.

Michael S.

I highly recommend Matt Emerson for an AV rating.

Of Counsel

Wes is highly skilled and very well thought of.

Sole Practitioner

Wes Straw is one of the best young lawyers in Florida.

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