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Raymond Ayres, II

Of Counsel | Tampa

Raymond F. Ayres, II received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of South Florida and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Baltimore School of Law. Ray is admitted to practice in all Florida courts and the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida. Ray is a Certified Circuit Civil Mediator and Certified Court-Appointed Arbitrator.

Ray is a persuasive, experienced, and skilled litigator with outstanding communication, client service, and relationship management skills. Ray has tried numerous cases in circuit court, workers’ compensation final hearings, and administrative hearings with the Social Security Administration. Ray has vast experience in representing plaintiffs and defendants in various personal injury claims, including motor vehicle accidents (bodily injury and uninsured/underinsured motorist), slip and falls, commercial cases, and complex cases with significant exposure through settlement and trial. Ray has represented insurance companies in workers’ compensation subrogation claims and also represented commercial defendants in construction defects cases. Ray has prepared and presented oral arguments to the First District Court of Appeal in workers’ compensation appeals and has prosecuted criminal cases for the State of Florida.

Ray has vast experience in litigation and legal strategy and conducted necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations, and similar proceedings. Ray has advised, communicated, and conferred with clients (plaintiffs and defendants) and claims representatives, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice, including expert designation, management, and case evaluation.


  • Florida


  • University of South Florida
    Bachelor of Science
  • University of Baltimore School of Law
    Doctor of Jurisprudence


  • HCC Foundation Board of Directors
    Board Member, 2023 – Present
  • Tampa Bay Little League Board of Directors
    Board Member, 2018 – Present
  • Tampa Bay Little League
    Manager/Coach, 2013 – Present


Welcome Wednesday July 2023

We want to extend a warm welcome to our newest attorneys Ray Ayres, Amy Fuertes, Jamal McBroom, Samantha Wuschke, and Ashley Powell. Click their bios above to learn more about them....

Raymond Ayres, II