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About Wesley T. Straw

Wesley Straw has been trying civil cases for more than 10 years. As a personal injury attorney in the Tampa Bay area, he has served as trial counsel in numerous catastrophic bodily injury cases resulting in jury verdicts exceeding $30,000,000.

Wes has earned an AV-Preeminent rating from the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell attorney rating service. He is a member of the United States District Court and the Florida Bar.

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

Wes graduated from the University of Tampa with a Bachelor of Science. He attended both Stetson Law School and Florida Coastal School of Law, and obtained his Juris Doctorate from Florida Coastal School of Law. While in law school, Wes served on the mock trial team, law review and was 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 won favorable verdicts for the office in all cases that he tried to verdict.

Wes joined Justin C. Johnson and Associates, P.A. in 2002 as a law clerk. He later became an associate attorney and represented clients in civil litigation matters including wrongful death, child injuries caused by defective products, automobile accident cases, child abuse, and catastrophic injuries.

Wes Straw and Matt Emerson established Emerson Straw PL in 2010, focusing on individuals and their families who have been injured or killed as the result of negligence by medical facilities, nursing homes, physicians, corporations, and other careless individuals.

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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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