Joel Mohorter focuses his practice on construction and commercial litigation. During his career, Joel has also gained significant experience in diverse areas of civil practice representing large corporations and organizations on a variety of matters including premises liability, automobile negligence and civil rights claims. Joel also has experience representing small and medium sized businesses in various commercial litigation claims, including business torts, shareholder disputes and contract disputes.
Prior to law school, Joel worked as an environmental consultant where he specialized in water intrusion inspection, analysis and remediation. He also oversaw remediation work for a major homebuilder. During law school, Joel interned for the Honorable Elizabeth Jenkins (Federal Magistrate Judge for the Middle District of Florida) and the Honorable Caroline Tesche Arkin (Circuit Court Judge – Hillsborough County, Florida).
All Florida State Courts
Middle, Southern, and Northern District Courts of Florida
11th Circuit Court of Appeals
J.D., Stetson University College of Law, cum laude
B.S., LeMoyne College
Professional and Civic Activities
Hillsborough County Bar Association
Volunteer Youth Soccer and Lacrosse Coach (2009-2018)
Co-founder and CEO of Hounds for Hope, Inc., a non-profit with a dual mission of supporting local animal rescues in addition to providing assistance to local families in need during the holiday season.
Sivyer, Barlow & Watson
Our practice areas include:
Class Action Defense