Our Firm

About John Bales Attorneys

Since 1999, John Bales Attorneys has helped injured victims across Florida obtain more than $20 million in settlements. Our highly rated personal injury law firm focuses solely on injury law and employment disputes; and provides legal representation to victims of more than 20 areas of injury, malpractice, and claim dispute law, including:

We have offices located in both Tampa and St. Petersburg; and are available to speak with you anytime—24 hours a day, seven days a week. The personal injury lawyers of John Bales Attorneys act fast, meet deadlines, and work to get your case resolved as quickly as possible.  We have been honored to have received many prestigious awards over the past decades and privileged to have served thousands of satisfied clients.

Contact our experienced personal injury lawyers for a free consultation today.

Call us at (800) 225-5564 or complete the online consultation form.


Care. Quality. Respect.

What makes John Bales Attorneys different from many of the personal injury law firms you see on TV?  It’s simple: we focus on people, not on getting our next case. It is our mission to treat every client with “Care. Quality. Respect.” This belief drives everything we do, as a firm and as individuals.


You are our priority. We understand how an accident can affect you and your family—you may be injured, out of work, or facing expensive medical bills. The physical, emotional, and financial toll of an accident can quickly overwhelm your thoughts and your life. Don’t spend another night worrying—focus on what matters to you, while we focus on getting you the compensation you deserve.


No Fee Promise

With John Bales Attorneys, you will not pay upfront legal costs or attorney’s fees. Our No Fee Promise means that we do not get paid unless money is collected for you. All of our clients receive efficient and effective service and legal representation—regardless of their ability to pay.

Count on John Bales Attorneys to fight for you. Let us focus on getting you the money you need … so you can focus on getting better.

Some of Our Awards

If you are searching for the right law firm to help you with an injury accident, there are several factors to consider. Choose a law firm with a track record of success in injury cases, a history of satisfied clients, a firm with integrity and ethics, experience, and a law firm that puts clients first.

Over the two decades, our team of attorneys has been consistently recognized as some of the top injury attorneys in the Tampa area. Our firm founder and president, John Bales, has been continually rated as one of the best personal injury lawyers in Tampa and Florida. Mr. Bales has also been best ranked by his peers and clients as a “10 out of 10″ on AVVO.


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John Bales Attorneys Superlawyers

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. John Bales has been selected to this prestigious list for the last 10 years.


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The Martindale-Hubbell® PEER REVIEW RATINGS™ are an objective indicator of a lawyer’s high ethical standards and professional ability based on evaluations of lawyers, other members of the bar, and the judiciary in the United States of America. AV Preeminent is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that an attorney’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.


The National Trial Lawyers Top 100

The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization made up premier trial lawyers who hold superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile. Only a select few get chosen from every state.


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The Million Dollar Advocates Forum (which includes Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum) is one of the most respected groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Only attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements are granted membership. John Bales is a part of the less than 1% of U.S. lawyers who are members.


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John Bales is not only certified by the Florida Bar in business litigation, but also the Clearwater Bar Association, Hillsborough County Bar Association, and St. Petersburg Bar Association.





John Bales was a recipient of the Florida Legal Elite trend. Attorneys who were recommended and respected by fellow lawyers were up for the award. Then a panel of past winners would examine each attorney based off their history and status of membership provided to them by the Florida Bar.

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