Joe Kennett, Esq.
- Managing Partner, Complex Business Litigation
Joe Kennett concentrates his legal practice on resolving disputes for small to medium-sized businesses. He has vast courtroom experience managing cases from inception to completion and has taken nearly 150 trials to verdict. His business litigation practice focuses on complex litigation involving business fraud, breach of contract, fraud, misrepresentations, and other business disputes.
After law school, Joe worked for several years as an Assistant State Attorney in Tampa, eventually prosecuting hundreds of felony cases. He prepared and directed law enforcement, expert, and lay witnesses for testimony in over 150 jury and non-jury trials, ranging from misdemeanors to life felonies, only losing one jury trial during his time at the office.
Prior to joining Brick Business Law, Joe worked with a Martindale AV-rated Tampa business law firm, where he focused his practice exclusively on the litigation and resolution of business-related disputes. Joe brought his business litigation talents to Brick Business Law in 2018 where he continues to focus his practice on counseling and litigating business-related issues. With eleven years of experience, Joe brings a strategic vision to each matter while providing each client with a customized course of action.
Joe grew up in Palm Harbor, Florida, eventually receiving his undergraduate degree in public relations from Florida State University and his law degree from Florida Coastal School of Law. In law school, he was a member of both the top nationally-ranked Moot Court and Mock Trial teams. He was champion of the Spohrer-Dodd Trial Advocacy Scholarship Competition and received the Book Award for the highest grade in trial advocacy. While at Florida Coastal, Joe worked over 900 hours as an intern in a wide variety of legal fields including business litigation, labor and employment law.
- Florida Bar, Member
- Hillsborough County Bar Association, Member
- Business Disputes
- Complex Business Litigation
- Florida, 2010
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
- Champion, 2010 Spohrer-Dodd Trial Advocacy Scholarship Competition
- Book Award, Trial Advocacy
- Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida
- J.D. - 12/2010
- Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
- B.S. - 12/2006
- Major: Communications & Public Relations