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Caitlin Szematowicz

Caitlin Szematowicz

Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A.
  • Employment Law
  • Florida
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Caitlin Szematowicz is a Partner with the firm, practicing in the areas of Civil & Commercial Litigation, Appeals, and Employment Law. Caitlin joined the firm in August 2012.

Caitlin graduated magna cum laude from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in May 2012. She graduated cum laude from the University of Tampa, Honors Program, in December 2008, where she majored in Writing and received the “Outstanding Graduate in Writing” Award upon graduation.

While in law school, Caitlin worked as an appellate law clerk for a Washington D.C. law firm, extern at the United States Attorney’s Office, and a Certified Legal Intern at the State Attorney’s Office. She graduated law school with a Pro Bono Certificate due to her pro bono work as a research associate for the Florida Innocence Commission and was recognized in the Florida Innocence Commission’s Final Report to the Supreme Court of Florida for her extensive legal research.

Caitlin is recognized as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” and was named a Rising Star in 2018 and 2019.

Caitlin is actively involved in the legal community. She is currently serving as the Past President of the St. Petersburg Bar Foundation and has served on the Board of Trustees for the Foundation for six years. She serves on the St. Petersburg Bar Foundation’s annual professionalism seminar committee. She is also appointed to the Sixth Judicial Circuit’s Professionalism Committee.

She is a Past President of the Pinellas County Trial Lawyers Association and also served three years on the Barney Masterson American Inn of Court Executive Committee. She was selected as a speaker for the Florida Bar’s Practicing with Professionalism CLE in both 2014 and 2016.

Education
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
J.D. (2012) | Law
Honors: Pro Bono Certificate, Criminal Justice Certificate, Dean’s List, Book Award – Social Justice Lawyering
Activities: Delta Epsilon Iota, Florida Associate of Women Lawyers, Gators for Alternative Dispute Resolution, The Federalist Society
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University of Tampa
B.A. (2008) | Writing, Criminology, Law & Science
Honors: Honors Program, Dean’s Scholarship, Writing Scholarship, “Outstanding Graduate in Writing” Award
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Professional Experience
Partner/Shareholder
Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A.
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Publications
Articles & Publications
EMPLOYMENT LAW IN THE #METOO ERA
Caitlin Szematowicz
Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
“The Rock” Award
Thomas E. Penick, Jr.
National Dean’s List
University of Tampa
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar # 98489
Member
Current
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St. Petersburg Bar Foundation Board of Trustees
Member
- Current
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Pinellas County Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Pinellas County Florida Association of Women Lawyers
Member
- Current
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St. Petersburg Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
The Florida Bar
ID Number: 98489
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Area
  • Employment Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
Languages
  • English
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Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A.
5858 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33707
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Telephone: (727) 381-2300
Fax: (727) 343-4059