Legler, Kennedy III

2027 Manatee Avenue WestBradenton, FL 34205- 5836

Updated: 07/08/2015


People often ask me why do you practice personal injury law. Don't a lot of people define you as an "ambulance chaser"?

It certainly is true that many people look down upon personal injury attorneys as simply opportunists who want to take advantage of a person in a bad situation. However, ask any of my past and present clients what they think, and I believe they will all tell you that without my representation or my firm's representation, they would not have had a chance.


Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


  • English
  • Spanish

Practice Areas

  • Injury Law
  • Auto Accidents
  • Slip and Fall
  • Premises Liability
  • Negligence
  • Medical Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers’ Compensation


  • 100%


Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1978
  • Florida, 1986
  • New York, 1996
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988

Other Affiliations

  • Florida Justice Association , 1989 - Present (Member )
  • Florida Bar Association, 1989 - Present (Member)

Pro Bono Activities

  • Manatee County Teen Court, 1998 - 2010
  • American Heart Association, 1999 - 2005

Past Positions

  • Legler, Singer & Pouten, Partner, 1980 - 1989


  • University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio, 1978
    Honors: With High Honors
  • Otterbein College, Westerville, Ohio
    Honors: With High Honors
    Major: Political Science
    Major: Business

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Sigma Chi Alpha

Ancillary Businesses

  • Prior Bank Director
  • Trustee of St. Stephen's School



  • Regions Bank
  • Bank of America
  • First Bank


Offers Free Initial Consultation

Office Information


2027 Manatee Avenue WestBradenton, FL 34205- 5836

Office Hours



  • 941-747-2371


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