Our Attorneys

Our Personal Injury Attorneys in Central Florida

Julio C. Martinez Jr.

Mr. Martinez graduated with high honors, in the top of his class, from the Florida State University College of Law in April of 1986. He received American Jurisprudence Awards for Excellent Achievement in two courses of study: torts and criminal practice. He also was a recipient of the Barrett G. Johnson Award in International Law. While at the Florida State University College of Law, Mr. Martinez served as president of the Spanish-American Law Student Association.

Michael Manglardi

Mr. Manglardi received his undergradute degree from the University of Central Florida in 1984. He graduated with honors in May of 1987 from Florida State University College of Law. While in college and at law school, Mr Manglardi received a number of honors, scholarships and awards, including being ranked number one in his class in his first year of law school.

Brian C. Lamb

Brian Lamb joined the firm in 2010 after spending many years defending medical professionals in medical malpractice lawsuits. He concentrates his practice in the areas of medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, wrongful death and personal injury litigation.

Pamela A. Padilla

Pamela A. Padilla joined the firm in 2011 with an impressive background and remarkable trial skills. Mrs. Padilla spent years defending the interests of insurance companies and physicians in medical malpractice cases prior to turning her focus to the helping the injured.

Chrislie López

Chrislie Lopez joined Attorneys Trial Group in 2006 upon graduating cum laude from American University, Washington College of Law, in Washington D.C. Before entering law school, Mrs. Lopez already knew that she wanted to specialize in personal injury to help those who are injured due to the negligence of others.

Victoria M. Manglardi

Victoria M. Manglardi received her Legal Studies undergraduate degree in 2008 from the University of Central Florida, cum laude. She remained in the Central Florida area and received her Juris Doctorate degree in 2011 from Florida A&M University College of Law, cum laude.

Francisco Symphorien-Saavedra

A Board Certified Expert in Immigration and Nationality Law, Mr. Symphorien-Saavedra is AV rated “Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell and a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine. As the Florida Bar’s website explains, less than 8% of all lawyers in Florida have earned Board Certification.

José Manuel Carrion

Jose Manuel Carrion joined the firm in 2017. He has vast experience in workers compensation, spending more than 25 years representing injured workers throughout Florida. He concentrates his practice in the areas of Florida Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability benefits.

Justin Bleakley

Mr. Bleakley graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Florida with a degree in English, and then went on to graduate with honors from the University of Florida College of Law in the top ten percent of his class. During law school, Mr. Bleakley was a member of the University of Florida’s trial team. Since graduating from law school, Mr. Bleakley has tried over 125 jury trials all across the State of Florida.

Melissa Trivino

Mrs. Melissa Trivino proudly joined Martinez Manglardi in 2020. She received her Bachelor Degree in Business Administration in 2010 from the University of Phoenix in Charlotte, North Carolina. Prior to attending to law school, Mrs. Trivino worked as an immigration paralegal for many years. She discovered her passion and desire to help the immigrant community and this exposure led her to law school.

Robert Joseph Rivera Workers Compensation Attorney

Robert Joseph Rivera

Robert Joseph Rivera joined Martinez Manglardi PA in 2020. Since 2013 he has focused his practice solely in the area of Workers Compensation. Indeed, Robert has extensive Workers Compensation litigation experience, both from a claimant and insurance perspective.

Natalia Mejia

Natalia Mejia received her undergraduate degree in Justice with minors in Spanish and Sociology from the University of Alaska Anchorage. She thereafter obtained a Master’s degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in management. Ms. Mejia attended law school in Florida, where she graduated with honors in 2015.