James A. Young has over 29 years of experience practicing law in the Tampa Bay area primarily in property and casualty insurance defense litigation, both in private practice and staff counsel where he also served as managing attorney. In addition he has appellate experience in state and federal court in areas of civil litigation and criminal appeals. Mr. Young received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Florida and is a member in good standing of the Florida Bar. He is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, and is certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Circuit Court Civil Mediator and as an Appellate Mediator, and is a Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator.