Mariela I. Tassone



Mariela is a member of the Professional Liability Department where the focus of her practice is construction defect litigation and general professional liability defense. In this role, Mariela provides counsel to sub-contractors, general contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, architects and engineers in claims brought against them in a variety of construction projects and disputes.

Mariela graduated in 2011 from Vanderbilt University with a B.A. and in 2016 graduated from Stetson University College of Law of with a juris doctor degree. While in law school, Mariela studied abroad in London, learning about differences between our legal systems and also different E.U. governing bodies. She was an active member of Student Ambassadors assisting in all types of events and networking opportunities. Mariela is also fluent in Spanish.

Outside her law practice, Mariela volunteers with the Pinellas County Guardian ad Litem program as a child advocate to assure that the best interest of the child is considered in court proceedings.

Pro Bono Activities

•Guardian Ad Litem, Volunteer Child Advocate

Year Joined Organization: 2017


Engineering firm’s alleged failure to supervise the construction of an airplane hangar were consequential damages and were excluded by the parties’ contract.
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Areas of Practice (2)

  • Professional Liability
  • Architectural, Engineering and Construction Defect Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(813) 898-1827  Phone
(813) 221-5026  Fax
University Attended:
Vanderbilt University, B.A., Medicine, Health and Society, Deans List Fall 2009, Fall 2010, 2011
Law School Attended:
Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 2016
Year of First Admission:
2016, Florida

Associations & Memberships

•American Bar Association
•Saint Petersburg Bar Association
•Florida Bar Young Lawyers
•Pinellas Florida Association for Women Lawyers
•Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers


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Tampa, Florida

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