Jeff Groover is a partner in the Firm’s Property Damage Practice and splits his time between the Tampa and Panama City offices.
Jeff is an experienced first party property damage lawyer and is well-versed in claims arising from an array of residential property damage disputes. He vigorously fights for homeowners to ensure that the insurance companies pay every penny owed on a claim in accordance with the insurance policy.
Before attending law school, Jeff worked as a paralegal for several years at a boutique civil litigation firm in Savannah before moving his family to Florida to attend law school. While in law school, Jeff clerked at a large civil defense firm and served as a legal intern to the Honorable Anthony Porcelli, Magistrate of the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida.
After earning his law degree, Jeff practiced a number of years as an insurance defense attorney and represented insurance carriers in third party general liability matters and first party property damage disputes at both the trial and appellate levels. His first party property practice included defending multiple insurance carriers in tropical storm and hurricane claims, wind and hail claims, and other types perils causing damage to homes.
Jeff received his B.S. in Political Science with a minor in Spanish, summa cum laude, from Armstrong Atlantic State University (now Georgia Southern University). He completed his J.D. at Stetson University, graduating cum laude.
- J.D., Stetson University (cum laude)
- B.S., Georgia Southern University (summa cum laude)