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Christopher P. Jayson


Christopher P. Jayson

Chris Jayson has been a civil trial attorney in the Tampa Bay area since 1985. From 1992-2008, he served as lead civil litigation partner at Cohen, Jayson & Foster, P.A., in Tampa, where he represented clients in a wide variety of personal injury and wrongful death cases. He has broad trial experience in cases involving automobile, truck and motorcycle accidents, inadequate security and premise liability, products liability, medical malpractice and commercial litigation. His appellate experience includes more than two dozen appeals, including the affirmance of a $10.8 million medical malpractice verdict in Shands Teaching Hospital & Clinics, Inc., v. Juliana and the affirmance of a $15.7 million premises liability verdict in Southstar Equities v. Chau.

Chris has earned an “AV” Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating, a testament to the fact that his peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. He has also been selected as a “Florida Super Lawyer” in Florida Super Lawyer Magazine. Published by Law & Politics, Super Lawyers is an annual listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.


  • Stetson University College of Law, 1984
  • University of Florida, 1982, B.S. B.A.


  • Florida

Honors and Activity

  • American Association For Justice
  • Florida Association For Justice
  • Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

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