Lindsay Tygart

Coker Law
136 E Bay St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
904) 356-6071
www.cokerlaw.com/about-us/our-attorneys/lindsay-tygart/


Ms. Lindsay Tygart is a senior member of Coker Law's medical malpractice division with more than a decade of experience handling personal injury, medical malpractice, neglect, wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases. Prior to beginning her legal career in 2006, she gained much of her practical litigation experience as a certified legal intern for the Office of Public Defender of the 4th Judicial Circuit.

Ms. Tygart's talent and commitment to the profession have been well recognized within the industry. She has been honored for both her professional proficiency and her pro bono efforts throughout law school and her legal career. Born and raised in Jacksonville, she comes from a long line of legal professionals. Her now-retired father was a Jacksonville civil trial attorney for more than 50 years, her husband and two brothers are attorneys, and she has two uncles and a cousin that sit as circuit judges.

Personal
Born: December 24, 1979 in Jacksonville, Florida

Education

The Bolles School
Florida Bright Futures Scholar (1998)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts & Art History (2002)
Florida Coastal School of Law
Juris Doctorate (2006)

Law School Honors And Activities
Top 10% Graduate
Dean's List, 2004-2006
Book Award, Civil Procedure
The Barbara McCalla Award for Pro Bono Service
Certified Legal Intern, 2004-2006
Office of the Public Defender, 4th Judicial Circuit
Mock Trial Team, 2004-2006
President (2005-2006)
Chester Bedell Inn of Courts, Pupil, 2006
Women Student Lawyers Association, 2003-2006
Teaching Assistant
Torts I, Torts II, and Wills, Trusts & Estates
Pi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity, 2003-2006
Westlaw Student Representative, 2003-2006
BarBri Student Representative, 2003-2006

University Honors And Activities
Delta Delta Delta Sorority, Alpha Sigma Chapter
Lorenzo de Medici Study Abroad Program
Florence, Italy - 2001

Bar

Admissions

Florida (2006)
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida (2006)
United States District Court, Northern District of Florida (2008)
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida (2008)

Professional Honors, Activities And Affiliations
Florida Trend SuperLawyer, 2015 - present
Florida Trend SuperLawyer, Rising Star, 2010 - 2015
Jacksonville Bar Association's Chairperson of the Year, 2011
Most Outstanding Member of the Jacksonville Bar Association's Young Lawyers' Section, 2008
Florida Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors, 2012 - present
Jacksonville Bar Association's Young Lawyers' Section Board of Governors, 2008 - 2016
President, 2015-2016
President-Elect, 2014-2015
Treasurer, 2013-2014
Secretary, 2012-2013
Jacksonville Women Lawyers' Association, 2006 - present
President, 2010 - 2011
Executive Board, 2006 - 2011
Jacksonville Justice Association Board Member, 2012 - present
Vice-President, 2017
Treasurer, 2013 - 2016
Florida Justice Association, 2012 - present
Womens' Caucus Co-Chairperson, 2013-2015
American Association for Justice, 2012 - present
Chester Bedell Inn of Courts
Student Member, 2006
Associate, 2008
Barrister, 2013 - 2016
4th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee, 2014 - 2016
4th Judicial Circuit Professionalism Committee, 2014 - 2016
4th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, term begins September 2017

Seminars And Presentations
"Top 5 Ethical Blunders for Attorneys," November 2013
Presentation Moderator
"Social Media and The Law," March 2014
Speaker
"Electronic Discovery in Florida State Courts - Navigating New Rules for New Issues," July 2014
Florida Bar Association, "Practicing With Professionalism" Seminar, 2013 - present
Moderator, 2013 - present
Panelist, 2013 - present
"Medical Malpractice and the Licensed Mental Health Professional," Clinical Psychology 101, Jacksonville University, 2015 - present
Guest lecturer
"How to Utilize Your Paralegal," Florida State College of Jacksonville, Legal Studies Department, 2011 - 2015
Guest lecturer
"Torts and Other Negligence Claims," Florida State College of Jacksonville, Legal Studies Department, 2012

Civic Activities
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, 2006 - present
Guardian ad Litem, 2004-2006
Certified Attorney ad Litem, 2012 - present
The Bolles School Alumni Board of Governors, 2007 - 2011
Florida Coastal School of Law Alumni Board of Governors, 2007 - 2017
Labrador Rescue of North Florida, 2009 - present
Jacksonville Humane Society, 2006 - present
JT Townsend Foundation, 2015 - 2016
Dreams Come True, 2008 - present