Lindsay  Tygart

Coker Law
Coker Law
136 East Bay St., Jacksonville, FL 32202 United States

Ms. Lindsay Tygart is a senior member of Coker Law’s medical malpractice division with more than a decade of experience handling personal injury, medical malpractice, neglect, wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases. Prior to beginning her legal career in 2006, she gained much of her practical litigation experience as a certified legal intern for the Office of Public Defender of the 4th Judicial Circuit.

Ms. Tygart’s talent and commitment to the profession have been well recognized within the industry. She has been honored for both her professional proficiency and her pro bono efforts throughout law school and her legal career. Born and raised in Jacksonville, she comes from a long line of legal professionals. Her now-retired father was a Jacksonville civil trial attorney for more than 50 years, her husband and two brothers are attorneys, and she has two uncles and a cousin that sit as circuit judges.

Ms. Tygart can be reached at her email address:

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Physician Communication Could Be The Key To Preventing Medical Malpractice

Coker Law Gets Justice for Patient Sexually Assaulted in Jacksonville Healthcare Facility

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Family Turns to Coker Law After Disastrous Diagnosis 

Doctors’ Negligence in Treating AFE Results In Mother’s Death During Delivery

How Is Medical Malpractice Proven in Florida?

The 4 Most Commonly Asked Medical Malpractice Questions

Areas of Practice

Medical Malpractice

Birth Trauma

Brain/Spinal Cord Injuries

Incorrect or Delayed Diagnosis

Surgical Errors

Failure to Provide Timely Treatment

Personal Injury

Wrongful Death

Sexual Abuse

Nursing Home Neglect

Assisted Living Facility Neglect



Born: December 24, 1979 in Jacksonville, Florida


The Bolles School

Florida Bright Futures Scholar (1998)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts & Art History (2002)

Florida Coastal School of Law

Juris Doctorate (2006)

Law School Honors And Activities

Top 10% Graduate

Dean's List, 2004-2006

Book Award, Civil Procedure

The Barbara McCalla Award for Pro Bono Service

Certified Legal Intern, 2004-2006

Office of the Public Defender, 4th Judicial Circuit

Mock Trial Team, 2004-2006

President (2005-2006)

Chester Bedell Inn of Courts, Pupil, 2006

Women Student Lawyers Association, 2003-2006

Teaching Assistant

Torts I, Torts II, and Wills, Trusts & Estates

Pi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity, 2003-2006

Westlaw Student Representative, 2003-2006

BarBri Student Representative, 2003-2006

University Honors And Activities

Delta Delta Delta Sorority, Alpha Sigma Chapter

Lorenzo de Medici Study Abroad Program

Florence, Italy - 2001

Bar Admissions

Florida (2006)

United States District Court, Middle District of Florida (2006)

United States District Court, Northern District of Florida (2008)

United States District Court, Southern District of Florida (2008)

Professional Honors, Activities And Affiliations

Florida Trend SuperLawyer, 2015 – present

Florida Trend SuperLawyer, Rising Star, 2010 – 2015

Florida Trend Legal Elite, 2019

Jacksonville Bar Association’s Chairperson of the Year, 2011

Most Outstanding Member of the Jacksonville Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Section, 2008

Florida Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors, 2012 – present

Jacksonville Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Section Board of Governors, 2008 – 2016

President, 2015-2016

President-Elect, 2014-2015

Treasurer, 2013-2014

Secretary, 2012-2013

Jacksonville Women Lawyers’ Association, 2006 – present

President, 2010 – 2011

Executive Board, 2006 - 2011

Jacksonville Justice Association Board Member, 2012 – present

Vice-President, 2017

Treasurer, 2013 – 2016

Florida Justice Association, 2012 – present

Womens’ Caucus Co-Chairperson, 2013-2015

American Association for Justice, 2012 – present

Chester Bedell Inn of Courts

Student Member, 2006

Associate, 2008

Barrister, 2013 – 2016

4th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee, 2014 - 2016

4th Judicial Circuit Professionalism Committee, 2014 - 2016

4th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, 2017 - present

Litigation Counsel of America Fellow, 2020

Trial Law Institute Member, 2020

Diversity Law Institute Member, 2020

Seminars And Presentations

Florida Association of Women Lawyers Annual Summit, "The Parental Leave Rule," 2018

Florida Justice Association Trial College, "Gender Bias in Jury Selection," 2019

Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association, "The Past, Present and Future of Parental Leave in the Legal Profession," 2020

“Top 5 Ethical Blunders for Attorneys,” November 2013

Presentation Moderator

“Social Media and The Law,” March 2014


"Electronic Discovery in Florida State Courts – Navigating New Rules for New Issues,” July 2014

Florida Bar Association, “Practicing With Professionalism” Seminar, 2013 – present

Moderator, 2013 – present

Panelist, 2013 – present

“Medical Malpractice and the Licensed Mental Health Professional,” Clinical Psychology 101, Jacksonville University, 2015 – present

Guest lecturer

“How to Utilize Your Paralegal,” Florida State College of Jacksonville, Legal Studies Department, 2011 – 2015

Guest lecturer

“Torts and Other Negligence Claims,” Florida State College of Jacksonville, Legal Studies Department, 2012

Civic Activities

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, 2006 - present

Guardian ad Litem, 2004-2006

Certified Attorney ad Litem, 2012 – present

The Bolles School Alumni Board of Governors, 2007 – 2011

Florida Coastal School of Law Alumni Board of Governors, 2007 – 2017

Labrador Rescue of North Florida, 2009 – present

Jacksonville Humane Society, 2006 – present

JT Townsend Foundation, 2015 – 2016

Dreams Come True, 2008 - present

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