The team at Coker Law is working together to ensure that our valued staff, clients and families are following all recommendations provided by our local, state and national leadership. We know this is a stressful time with many changes occurring, so we want to reassure you Coker Law is taking every measure to ensure the welfare of our staff and the continuity of our service to our clients.
We are communicating with the courts to reschedule any postponed proceedings and will be pro-active in informing our clients of those new dates. Our office is now open during normal business hours and we are taking all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of our staff, clients and visitors. If you would like to meet with one of our attorneys in person we can provide masks, gloves and hand sanitizer upon request. Also be assured that every staff member is sanitizing their work space each day and common areas are sanitized after each use. We are also monitoring staff temperatures daily. We remain available by phone and videoconference if you prefer. Your safety and well being is always our top priority.
Our thoughts are with all those impacted by the Coronavirus, and we wish to express our utmost gratitude to the healthcare professionals working tirelessly to care for our community
Mr. Steve Watrel is a tenacious and passionate lawyer, practicing law in the Jacksonville area for 25 years after graduating with his J.D. from Syracuse University. After graduating law school in 1992, Mr. Watrel became a member of the Florida Bar and U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. In 1993, after one year in practice with a large litigation firm, Mr. Watrel founded his own law firm, Steve Watrel, P.A.
Mr. Watrel’s primary areas of practice are Nursing Home and Assisted Living abuse and neglect. He is a Martindale-Hubbell A.V. rated civil trial lawyer, a “legal expert” designation marking the highest level of competence and expertise. Mr. Watrel is passionate about helping victims and families of abuse and neglect and works tirelessly to achieve the best possible results for them. Recognized as one of the leading trial lawyers in the field of nursing home and assisted living facility litigation, Mr. Watrel has achieved numerous 6- and 7-figure results for clients throughout the past 25 years.
Throughout his career, Mr. Watrel has been actively involved in numerous professional, fraternal, and civic organizations, serving in leadership positions for many of them. He is a long-time EAGLE member of the Florida Justice Association and currently serves on the FJA Board of Directors and as Chair of the FJA Nursing Home Task Force, as well as Co-Chair of the Continuing Legal Education Committee. Mr. Watrel previously served as the President of the Jacksonville Justice Association and continues to serve on their Board of Directors.
Along with his dedication to practicing law, Mr. Watrel is committed to our community and donates a significant amount of time and resources to various charitable organizations, including Home Instead Senior Care, Seniors on a Mission, and other various senior advocate organizations. When he’s not practicing law, he enjoys spending time with his two daughters, French Bulldog puppy Savannah, hiking, exercising, and traveling.
Steve can be reached at his email address: email@example.com