TAMPA, Fla., June 6, 2016 – Givens Givens Sparks’ attorney Christopher Codling was a guest speaker covering the topic of personal injury law at the George Edgecomb Bar Association (GEBA) 2016 Legal Rights Community Workshop on May 14 at the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church.
A personal injury and insurance claims trial attorney, Codling spoke about the legal rights of victims and their families in cases of wrongful death, medical malpractice, auto accidents and negligence. He emphasized the importance of having the power of knowledge behind any potential lawsuit and recommended consulting an attorney before taking any action on one’s own.
Codling serves as one of the lead trial attorneys at Givens Givens Sparks and represents victims and policyholders in all areas of litigation including personal injury, wrongful death, insurance claims and disputes, nursing home abuse and commercial litigation. He is a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, the George Edgecomb Bar Association, the Hillsborough County Bar Association and the Florida Justice Association. Before practicing law, Codling attended and played football at Florida State University and was a member of the 1993 National Championship team.
Established in 1982, GEBA is Tampa’s largest predominantly African-American voluntary bar association. The organization was founded in memory of the late Honorable George E. Edgecomb and is dedicated to the promotion and recognition of African Americans within the legal profession and the judiciary.
Givens Givens Sparks is a trial law firm representing individuals and their families in state and federal cases ranging from personal injury and wrong death actions, to commercial insurance litigation and complex high net-worth divorce cases. With more than 135 years of combined professional experience, the Givens Givens Sparks team of lawyers is dedicated to the advocacy and protection of their clients and their families.