2707 E Jefferson St., Orlando, FL 32803
P: 407-897-5150

Roper, PA – Partner

Roper, PA is a is a civil litigation law firm based in Orlando but also serving clients throughout the State of Florida. Our attorneys have extensive trial and appellate experience in all federal and state courts throughout Florida. We are proud of our hard-earned reputation for zealous advocacy and for providing prompt, individualized attention to the legal needs of our valued clients. We endeavor to resolve disputes ethically and efficiently, by implementing innovative strategies designed to streamline litigation and contain legal expenses, while at the same time ensuring we do not compromise our ability to deliver only the highest quality of legal representation. Importantly, if the case cannot be resolved amicably, we have the requisite skill, knowledge, and experience to effectively present our client’s case at trial.

The firm serves as legal counsel for both private corporations and governmental clients, including national insurers and prominent self-insured companies. We offer a full range of legal services, covering a broad spectrum of civil litigation matters, including casualty and surety, automobile, commercial trucking, professional liability, products liability, employment, construction defect, premises liability, medical negligence, insurance coverage, and commercial transactions.

We recognize the importance of promoting diversity and equal opportunity in the practice of law, as well as within our firm. We are committed to creating a diverse and tolerant culture in our firm which will reflect the diversity of our clients and the communities that we are privileged to serve.

Joseph Tessitore was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1993 and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Middle, Southern, and Northern Districts of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; and the United States Supreme Court.  Mr. Tessitore received his B.S. in 1983 from Florida State University and his J.D. in 1992 from the University of Miami School of Law. He is a member of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association and the Federalist Society. 

Mr. Tessitore’s civil litigation practice includes the representation of clients in bodily injury, wrongful death and casualty suits, insurance and public entity, civil rights, commercial trucking, automotive negligence, and medical negligence, in both state and federal courts.  In addition to practicing law, Mr. Tessitore is an adjunct professor at the University of Central Florida.