Attorney Peter L. Tragos joined the firm immediately after graduating with honors from Florida State University College of Law in May of 2013. With his extensive trial training and considerable experience clerking at two prominent law firms while still in law school, Attorney Tragos, named as both a Rising Star and Super Lawyer in 2017, is an essential component of the skilled legal team at the Law Offices of Tragos, Sartes & Tragos.
Mr. Tragos' hard work and excellent representation propelled him to be named the youngest partner in the Firm's 30 year history at the age of 27. His passion is an asset the Firm relies on more than ever.
While in law school, Attorney Tragos was an award-winning member of the Trial Advocacy Team and the Florida State's Moot Court Team. While working for the Sixth Circuit State Attorney's Office, he became a certified legal intern and successfully tried many criminal cases. He is also recognized for his distinguished pro bono service and for receiving the highest grade in his Constitutional Law I class.
Peter L. Tragos also volunteered his services as a presenter at the Law Day 2014 High School Speakers Program. Now as a practicing attorney, Peter L. Tragos avidly speaks on the topics of Civil Litigation and Technology in the legal field.
He is currently the Vice Chair for the Florida Bar's Traffic Court Rules Committee, an honor which is extended to lawyers who are dedicated to giving their time and energy to serving the Bar and expanding their involvement in the legal community.
2017 Super Lawyer and Rising Star
Vice Chair, Florida Bar Traffic Court Rules Committee
Civil Section Chair, Clearwater Bar Association
Member of the Board of Directors for the Young Lawyers Section of the Florida Justice Association
Member of the Board of Directors for the Clearwater Bar Association
Nationally ranked Top 10 under 40 by the National Association of Personal Injury Attorneys
American Society of Legal Advocates Top 40 Litigation Lawyers Under 40
A Lifetime Member of Strathmore's Who's Who
Earned a 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating
Nations Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel
Technology Section Chair, Clearwater Bar Association
Received the O'Ryan Law Firm Constitutional Law Book Award
Recognized for outstanding pro bono service
Won the CACJ National Trial Advocacy Championship
Won the Best Oralist award at the Tulane Mardi Gras Sports Law Competition
Won the Wooden Tie Award at the State Attorney's Office for Best Jury Trial Win
While clerking for two respected law firms, Peter L. Tragos gained valuable experience in criminal, personal injury, and medical malpractice litigation. Additionally, he handled complex state and federal prosecutions and litigations.Currently, Attorney Peter L. Tragos' practice is focused on personal injury, as well as state and federal criminal defense. Thanks to his trial training and clerking experience, he is highly skilled at analyzing issues and determining the weaknesses in opposing parties' cases.
Attorney Peter L. Tragos is not only an accomplished leader among young lawyers, but also a husband and a father with deep roots in the community and a strong commitment to his faith. He is heavily involved with Bldg 28 Church in Clearwater, FL. As an attorney and a father, he holds himself to a higher standard of ethics and professionalism.
Attorney Tragos believes the most fulfilling aspect of his career is serving his clients honorably and diligently, defending their rights as they are preserved in the U.S. Constitution. He serves as the Chair of the Civil Practice Section of the Clearwater Bar Association, where he actively directs the committee in improving civil trial practice in the county and administers legal publications in the civil law field.