James Rooney’s practice is focused in the area of professional liability, with particular emphasis on legal malpractice and medical malpractice matters.

Mr. Rooney has plaintiff’s experience in addition to his defense work. He has also worked on third-party liability, subrogation and personal injury cases.

Professional Background

Mr. Rooney joined Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP in December 2001. He began his paralegal career in 1988 at the Tampa firm of Butler, Burnette and Pappas. He has also worked for the plaintiff’s firms of Almerico & Mooney in Tampa, and Abrahamson & Uiterwyk and the Law Offices of Paul B. Genet, P.A., both in Clearwater.


B.S., St. John's University, 1988; Paralegal Studies and Law Office Management