Joseph Shafer


Tampa Office

1410 N. Westshore Blvd., Suite 200

Tampa, Florida 33607

Telephone: (813) 286-8818

Facsimile: (813) 286-9998


Joseph Shafer is an associate in the Tampa office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. Mr. Shafer is a trial attorney with a focus on complex litigation matters. His practice spans various areas including trademark and intellectual property law, product liability, contract disputes, business and commercial litigation, personal injury, and estate planning.  

Mr. Shafer specializes in providing comprehensive assessments and counsel to business entities, evaluating the value and risks associated with the company's brands, intellectual property, trade secrets, and other proprietary commercial assets. He is adept at drafting, negotiating, and enforcing intellectual property licensing deals and operating agreements on behalf of clients. 

With a background as a senior associate, Mr. Shafer brings valuable experience in maintaining and managing litigation for over 2,000 Personal Injury Protection (PIP) case files. He has a proven track record of arguing and defending substantive hearings, mediations, and depositions, averaging more than 10 appearances per week, all while securing favorable rulings. His ability to cultivate positive working relationships during negotiations with opposing counsels from various offices sets him apart. 

In 2014, Mr. Shafer earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminology from the University of South Florida, followed by his Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law in May 2018. Following law school, he served as an assistant state attorney for the State Attorney's Office, trying over 20 cases in both jury and non-jury settings. His responsibilities included conducting pretrial hearings, depositions, and substantive motions, along with managing a caseload of over 200 cases. 

He is licensed to practice law in Florida.  

Areas of Practice

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Liability
  • Contractual Disputes
  • General Litigation
  • Insurance and Insurers
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Product Liability
  • Wills, Trusts and Estates


Stetson University College of Law, J.D. (2018)

University of South Florida, B.A. (2014)

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