J.D. Honors: With Honors
Jay Avril was born in Baltimore and raised in New Jersey and Florida. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University and his Juris Doctorate degree from Stetson University College of Law with honors. He is distinguished by Martindale-Hubbell’s highest accolade, an AV rating.
Jay joined the personal injury attorneys at the firm (then called Perenich & Carroll) in 1984. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Florida Justice Association, and the Clearwater Bar Association. His practice focuses on injuries to people including auto accidents, malpractice, falls, motorcycles and insurance disputes throughout Florida.
Million dollar plus recoveries include a gunshot fatality to a nine year old boy, motorcycle injuries, medical malpractice with multiple defendants contributing to the paralysis of a forty year old mother, legal malpractice by a Tampa attorney, and medical malpractice by a Veterans Administration doctor.