Joel Yanchuck is a native of St. Petersburg and has served the legal needs of the Tampa Bay community for almost 40 years. Joel began his career as an assistant prosecutor in 1968 and then moved into private practice where he defended criminal cases and represented victims of injury claims. In 1978, he became the senior partner in the firm, establishing Yanchuck and Thompson in downtown St. Petersburg.
Since then he has established a reputation for successful negotiation of injury claims through the mediation process. This accomplishment was honed by years of courtroom experience, a thorough knowledge of the adjusters in the insurance community, and careful preparation.