John J. Agliano
John was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, from Florida State University in 1982 and his Juris Doctor degree, with honors, from the University of Florida in 1985. Since that time, John has continuously been in private practice. In addition, John served as Associate General Counsel to the New York Yankees from 1994 through 1996 and was a State of Florida Licensed Athlete Agent and a general certified Major League Baseball Player Association agent.
John has an extensive business law practice including litigation, advice and counseling, contract drafting and negotiations, problem solving, and dispute resolution in business planning and organization, business tort, creditors’ rights, real estate and development, insurance, employment, sale of goods, and other business-related matters. He has served as claims administration counsel and retained counsel for one of the leading title insurance companies in the nation. John has also actively litigated other types of commercial cases, including administrative, environmental, lender liability, land use, franchise, landlord/tenant, unfair trade practice, and intellectual property disputes.
John is proficient in Spanish and Italian.
Education and Admissions
Education & Admissions
University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., 1985
Florida State University, B.S., 1982
Jesuit High School, Tampa, Florida, 1979
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Professional Memberships and Activities
Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator
Hillsborough County Bar Association (Trial Lawyers; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; Construction Law Sections)
Florida Bar Association, (Trial Lawyers Section; Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section; Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section)
Awards and Recognitions
Martindale-Hubbell, AV rated
Florida Trend, Legal Elite 2018
Florida Super Lawyers, Business Litigation
Best Lawyers in Florida, Insurance Law