Mr. Luis E. Viera

Mr. Luis E. Viera: Attorney with Banker Lopez Gassler P.A.


Luis Viera is an Of Counsel in the firm’s Tampa General Trial group. His practice focuses on automobile negligence, personal injury, and premises liability.

In addition to being an active insurance defense attorney, Luis also holds a position on the Tampa City Council for District 7. He is active in the community with professional, non-profit and civic organizations.


•Banker Lopez Gassler P.A., Tampa, FL
Of Counsel, March 2018 to Present
•Cole, Scott & Kissane P.A., Tampa, FL
Of Counsel, 2017 to 2018
•Ogden & Sullivan, Tampa, FL
Partner, 2008 to 2017
•Walton, Schroeder & Carson, LLP, Tampa, FL
Associate, 2005 to 2008
•Abbey Adams Byelick & Mueller, Tampa, FL
Associate, 2004 to 2005
•Eraclides & Johns, Tampa, FL
Associate, 2003 to 2004


•Tampa City Council Member, District 7, 2016 to Present
•Former Board Member of Tampa Bay Best Buddies
•Founder and Board President of Lawyers Autism Awareness Foundation


Florida Super Lawyers, 2015-2018
Florida Rising Star, 2012-2013
Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, 2015-2016, 2018
•2016 Recipient of the Tampa Hispanic Bar Association Luis Cabassa Award
•2015 Recipient of Florida Association for Women Lawyers Leaders in the Law Award
•2015 Tampa Bay Business Journal “40 Under 40” Up and Comers
•2014 Recipient of the Tampa Hispanic Bar Association President’s Award for Service
•2013 Recipient of the Civic Involvement Award from Tampa Hispanic Heritage, Inc.
•2012 Recipient of Equal Opportunities in the Profession Award from the Florida Bar Equal Opportunities Law Section

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Automobile Negligence
  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Premises Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(813) 574-8546  Phone
813.229.2336  Fax
University Attended:
University of South Florida, B.A., U.S. History, Honors, 2000
Law School Attended:
Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 2003
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; Florida; Florida State Courts


•The Florida Bar
•Hillsborough County Bar
•Board Member of Tampa Hispanic Bar Association, former Vice President and Incoming President
•Former Chair of Hillsborough County Bar Association Diversity Committee
•Former Chairman of the City of Tampa Civil Service Board

English and Spanish
Birth Information:
January 23, 1978

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Tampa, Florida

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