Chad Burgess' practice includes the defense of medical malpractice, hospital liability, products liability, and premises liability claims, along with a diverse array of personal injury cases.

Prior to and during law school, Chad worked as a second-generation firefighter/paramedic and was an adjunct faculty member at St. Petersburg College. Outside of the office, Chad enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and son, playing hockey, and traveling.


  • Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star (2019-2022)
  • The Best Lawyers in America©: Ones to Watch (2021-2023)

Credentials & Experience


St. Petersburg College, B.A.S. , 2007, cum laude

Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 2013, cum laude

  • Stetson Law Review: Assistant Editor
  • Moot Court Board
    • Chief Justice
    • Moot Court Board Award of Excellence
  • Teaching Assistant: Legal Research and Writing
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Inducted into National Order of Barristers
  • Highest Grade Awards in Legal Research and Writing I and II

Bar Admissions

American Bar Association

The Florida Bar

Hillsborough County Bar Association

Professional & Civic

Community & Professional

  • Clearwater For Youth: Member, Board of Trustees
  • Leadership Pinellas, Class of 2015-2016 


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