Tom Hudson, Personal Injury Attorney | Injury Lawyer Sarasota

Tom Hudson talking with legendary F. Lee Bailey at a national law conference held at the Harvard Law School in Boston.

  • Juris Doctor, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio, 1980, Top 10% Graduate, (23/225), (Magee Scholar, 1978-79)
  • Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, 1977
  • Certified to Administer Roadside Standardized Field Sobriety Tests by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, January, 2004


Legal Employment

  • September 1996-Present — Private Practice, The Hudson Law Office, Sarasota, Bradenton and Key West, FL
  • 1988-1996 — Private Practice of Law, Hudson and Associates,

1700 Terminal Tower, Cleveland, OH

  • 1987-88 — Partner, Ott & Hudson, 33 Public Square, Cleveland, OH
  • 1985-87 — Private Practice of Law, 1010 Engineers Building, Cleveland, OH
  • 1980-85 — Assistant County Prosecutor, Cuyahoga County,

1300 Ontario Street, Cleveland, OH

  • 1979-80 — Assistant Lakewood Municipal Prosecutor,

12650 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH

Non-Legal Employment

  • September 1996- August 2009 — On-air Personality, Oldies 108, WSRZ-FM Radio, Sarasota, FL
  • September 1999-May 2000 — Religious School Instructor, Temple Sinai Reform Jewish Congregation, Sarasota, FL
  • September 1994-September 1996 — On-air Personality, MAJIC 105.7,

WMJI-FM Radio, Cleveland, OH

  • 1992-94 — Legal Affairs Editor, WERE-AM 1300 Radio, Cleveland, OH
  • 1985-87 — On-air Personality and News Editor, WHK-AM 1420, Cleveland, OH
  • 1996-99 — Monthly Columnist, “CrossCurrents,” Mainstream Magazine, Sarasota, FL


Admitted in Ohio, Florida, and the Federal Courts, including

  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • Numerous appearances before State Supreme Courts
  • Over 300 civil and criminal jury trials, including dozens of murder trials and several death penalty cases


  • Member – Bar of the State of Ohio (Inactive)
  • Member – The Florida Bar
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • Member-Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund — Cooperating Attorney

Non-profit Board Memberships

  • Animal Rescue Coalition, Appointed in 2011
  • Temple Sinai Reform Congregation, 2000
  • Southwest Florida Business Guild, 1997-2000
  • ALSO for Gay Youth, Inc., 1997-1999
  • Advisory Board, ALSO for Gay Youth, Inc., 1999-2005

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