Mandelbaum Trichler Law Center, P.A

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Firm Overview

We focus solely on representing individuals who have been harmed or injured by the negligence of others, including trucking, motorcycle, automobile accidents, medical malpractice and wrongful death.

Main Office

Main
6528 Gunn Highway
Tampa  FL  33625

Phone
  • (813) 440-6852
Fax
  • (813) 960-3001

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes, there is no limit on the time associated with our free consultations.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Our fees are set by the Florida bar for contigency fee cases. Any clients that mention Nolo shall be given a special reduction.

Hourly Rates

All of work is contigency fee based.

Office Information

Office Hours

8:30 to 5:30 Plus scheduled after hour appointments are available.

Office Manager

We have an office manager.

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

Yes.

What are your policies about dividing work within the firm to make the process most cost-effective for the client?

We strive to maximize the client's total recovery, which includes remaining aware of litigation costs.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

Quite frequently.

Does your firm provide pro bono legal services or otherwise participate in your community?

Yes.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We provide personal service and our clients will always speak with an attorney, not a case manager or paralegal and we are available nights and weekends, including being available to make hospital or house calls.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

It is great to have clients that want to take an active role in understanding the legal issues that may impact their case.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Yes.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

No.

Ernie Trichler

Ernie Trichler received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Wright State University in 1993. Following graduation, he served as an officer in the United States Army and served overseas in Operation Desert Storm. He received his Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, in 1999.

Following graduation, Ernie worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the Tampa bureau where he primarily litigated cases involving abused, neglected and abandoned children. He joined the law firm of Wicker, Smith, O'Hara, McCoy, Graham & Ford, P.A., as an associate attorney in June 2001, where he practiced in the areas of long-term care, general liability and medical malpractice. He joined Bush Graziano & Rice, P.A., as an associate attorney in March 2003, where he continued to practice in the areas of medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, products liability and general liability cases. Ernie was voted Shareholder in December of 2006 prior to leaving to form Trichler Law Center, P.A. in January of 2007. Prior to the formation of Mandelbaum Trichler Law Center, P.A. in 2011, Ernie continued to represent insurance carriers and their insured's in the areas of commercial trucking, medical malpractice, wrongful death, motorcycle accidents and automobile negligence.

Ernie is a member of The Florida Bar, the Trial Attorneys Section of the Florida Bar, the Hillsborough County Bar Association and the Florida Justice Association. He is also admitted to practice in the Middle and Southern Districts of the U.S. District Court of Florida. Ernie now dedicates his practice solely to representing the injured and primarily concentrates in the areas of long-term care, medical malpractice, premises liability, trucking cases, motorcycle cases and wrongful death. Ernie has tried several cases to verdict with favorable results for his clients. Ernie was named as one of Florida's Rising Stars in 2009.
License
  • Bar Number: 183784
    Florida , 1999
Education
  • DePaul College of Law
    Juris Doctor , 1999

Jennifer Mandelbaum

Jennifer Mandelbaum received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism from the University of Florida in 1995. Thereafter, Jennifer attended law school at Stetson University College of Law and received her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, in 1999. While attending law school Jennifer excelled as a member of the Moot Court Board participating in several national competitions.

After Graduating from law school Jennifer served as an Assistant Attorney General Tampa Bureau where she litigated cases involving abused, neglected and abandoned children. Jennifer jointed the law firm of Wilkes & McHugh, P.A. as an associate attorney in 2001 where she practiced in the area of nursing home abuse. In 2002, Jennifer joined the firm of Ramey & Kampf, P.A. where she served as a senior associate attorney defending insurance companies and their insured's when they were sued by people who were injured in motor vehicle accidents. Jennifer tried several cases to verdict with favorable results for her clients. After almost a decade of defending insurance companies, Jennifer broke ties with the insurance defense industry and committed herself to fighting for the rights of the injured. To accomplish her goal, Jennifer became one of the founding partners of Mandelbaum Trichler Law Center, a law firm dedicated to representing the victims of negligence.

Jennifer is a member of the Florida Bar and the Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar.
Education
  • Stetson College of Law
    Juris Doctor , 1999

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