[ George A. Vaka is a certified circuit and appellate mediator by the Supreme Court of Florida ]
[ Founder, George A. Vaka, has established his mediation practice @ georgevaka.us ]
[ Named by peers to Florida Trend's Legal Elite ]
[ Honors keep adding up....less than 5% of lawyers are AV rated in America ]
[ Recognized by The National Law Journal® in its selection of Tampa's Top Attorneys ]
[ Think Experience. Think Excellence. Think Extraordinary. ]
[ Board Certified as a Specialist in Appellate Practice ]
[ AV Preeminent Peer Rated 5.0 out of 5 ]
[ "Florida Super Lawyer in both appellate law and insurance law" ]
[ "Honored as Best Lawyers in America in both appellate law and insurance law" ]
[ Recognized in Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell ]

Marks Of Recognition

Reputation is a precious asset. We value ours highly. Our clients recognize our commitment to providing excellent service, while utilizing innovative solution processes so do our peers and competitors as evidenced by the awards they have bestowed on us. It is because of this that we have a first-class reputation as one of the leading Florida law firms. Here's a compilation of some of the more impressive awards and rankings our lawyers and the firm have earned over the years.

  • Best Law Firms in America Tier 1, US News & World Reports 2010-present
  • Annually AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for having the highest legal abilities and ethical standards since becoming eligible to be rated
  • Board Certified by Florida Bar as a Specialist in Appellate Practice since 1994, the first year certification was available.
  • Named to Florida's "Legal Elite" Florida Trend Magazine
  • Recognized in Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers 2010-present
  • Honored in "Best Lawyers of America"
  • Member "Leading American Attorneys"
  • Honored as "Florida Super Lawyers"
  • Honored as a "Florida Super Lawyer"
  • Best Lawyers in Tampa Bay - Tampa Bay Metro Magazine
  • Recognized Best Legal Eagles in the State by Florida Monthly magazine
  • Best Lawyers - Corporate Counsel Magazine and National Law Journal
  • Selected to the "Top Lawyers" in the Tampa Bay Business Journal
  • Named “Lawyer of the Year 2014” in Insurance Law by Best Lawyers in America
  • Named “Lawyer of the Year 2017” in Insurance Law by Best Lawyers in America
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel