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Gregory P. Linehan

Mr. Linehan is a longtime Sarasota resident having lived here for over 48 years. After completing his studies at the University of Florida, he then attended law school in Miami. He worked in Miami for a brief period of time following law school before relocating back to Sarasota in 1997.

Upon his return to Sarasota, Mr. Linehan joined a firm where his primary focus was worker’s compensation law. Mr. Linehan was active in advocating for the rights of injured people in the State of Florida. In addition to the practice of worker’s compensation law, Mr. Linehan practiced Social Security Disability law and personal injury. In 2003, Mr. Linehan joined the firm of Steven T. Wittmer, P.A. to expand the firm’s areas of practice and to focus on personal injury law. In 2007, Mr. Linehan became a partner of Wittmer | Linehan, PLLC. Mr. Linehan practices in all State and Federal Courts throughout Florida.

  • St Thomas University School of Law, Miami, Florida
    • J.D., Juris Doctor - 1996
  • University of Florida
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1990
  • Suncoast Charities for Children
  • Board Member, Evelyn Sadler Jones YMCA
  • Member, The Field Club
  • St. Michaels Catholic Church
  • Steven T. Wittmer, P.A., Associate, 11/2003 to 08/2007
  • Lancaster & Eure, P.A., Associate
  • Wittmer, Carver & Pope, Associate, 1995 to 1997
  • Million Dollar Advocates, Present
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates, Present
  • The Florida Bar, Member, Present
  • American Association for Justice, Member, Present
  • Sarasota County Bar Association, Member
  • Manasota Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Manasota Trial Lawyers Board
  • American Bar Association
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Sarasota County Chamber of Commerce
  • Florida Worker’s Advocates
  • National Organization of Social Security Representative
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Managing Partner
  • Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Truck & Tractor Trailer Accidents
  • Slip & Fall/Premises Liability
  • Trust & Estate Litigation
  • Insurance Disputes & Bad Faith
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Social Security Disability
  • Florida, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1997
  • 2017 Largest Personal Injury Verdict – Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, & Desoto Counties: $19,233,037
  • 2009 Largest Personal Injury Judgment – Sarasota, Manatee, & Desoto Counties: $9,000,000