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Janice M. Rickert Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg

Janice M. Rickert

Partner, Tampa /

Janice Rickert is a Partner in the firm’s Tampa office, focusing her practice on Workers’ Compensation defense.

Janice has experience advising clients in the areas of Workers’ Compensation, Premises Liability, Employment Practices, and Safety/OSHA compliance. Janice has represented clients across a variety of industries including, insurance, restaurants, hospitality, and nursing and residential care facilities.

Prior to joining the firm, Janice served as an Attorney in the legal department of a large insurance company, representing insureds in the defense of workers’ compensation claims through all stages of litigation, mediation, and appeal. She also owned and operated her own boutique insurance defense law firm.

Janice frequently provides clients with training programs for employment issues and loss practices. She is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and is also a Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator.

Janice earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, as well as her Juris Doctor degree, from the University of Florida. During law school, Janice served as Law Student Division Representative for the American Bar Association. She was also a member of the Justice Campbell Thornal Moot Court Team.

  • Florida Bar Certified Speaker
  • Mediator, Supreme Court Certified
  • Recognized in listing of The Best Lawyers in America, Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers, 2014- 2019
  • Miami Herald, South Florida Best Lawyers, 2018
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV ® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • Lawyer of the Year, Workers’ Compensation Law, Tampa, Best Lawyers in Florida 2016 & 2019
  • Recognized in listing of Best Lawyers in Florida 2012 – 2018
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, 2011 – 2014
  • The Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Workers’ Compensation Section, The Florida Bar
  • Executive Council Member, Workers’ Compensation Section, 2001-2004
  • Tampa Bay American Inn of Court, 2000 – 2004
  • Leadership Tampa Bay, Class of 2005
  • Sustaining Member, The Junior League of Tampa
  • Former Director, The John B. Gorrie Foundation
  • Florida Workers’ Compensation Deadlines and Time Frames, February 2020
  • Compensability of the Claim, February 2020
  • Workers’ Compensation Lien Recovery in Florida, April 2018
  • Adjuster Ethics, January 2018

Contact Information

Practice Areas


  • Florida
  • United States, Middle District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit


  • University of Florida, J.D., 1993
  • University of Florida, B.A., 1990