Zachary G. Tucker
Attorney at Law
Zachary G. Tucker, Esquire, is currently a Senior Associate with Paul M. Doolittle, P.A. Mr. Tucker is licensed to practice law in the State of Florida, and is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He has significant experience dealing primarily with the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, the Defense Base Act, the Florida Workers’ Compensation Act, and civil litigation. Mr. Tucker has chaired the following reported Defense Base Act and Longshore cases:
- Metti v. Calnet, Inc., 2013-LDA-00354 (ALJ Oct. 16, 2014); and
- Kinney v. Tradesmen Int’l, Inc., 2014-LHC-00421 (ALJ March 11, 2015).
Mr. Tucker co-authored the article Death Benefits Under the Longshore and Defense Base Acts, which was presented at the 34th Annual Longshore Conference sponsored by Loyola University New Orleans School of Law and the U.S. Department of Labor. The article was later published in the Loyola Maritime Law Journal in the Fall of 2012.
Mr. Tucker annually attends the Florida Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference in Orlando, Florida, and the Annual Longshore Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. He also attends annual seminars conducted by the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group – Longshore section, as well as quarterly board meetings and an annual seminar with Florida Workers’ Advocates. Currently, Mr. Tucker is an executive board member of the E. Robert Williams American Inn of Court, which is by invitation only and focuses primarily on Workers’ Compensation Law. He is also an active member of the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and Florida Workers’ Advocates.
Mr. Tucker graduated from the University of South Florida in December 2008, with a Bachelors of Science degree in pre-law, political science; he also minored in psychology. Mr. Tucker obtained his law degree from Florida Coastal School of Law in May, 2012. While in law school, he was an active member of the mock trial team, competing in numerous national mock-trial competitions. He served as Executive Board Treasurer for the Student Bar Association and presided as a Justice on the student body’s Honor Board. Mr. Tucker also received Book Awards in Personal Injury and Constitution Law II.
In his spare time, Zach enjoys volunteering for the Child Cancer Fund, taking his family to the beach, watching sports and playing golf.