Jeanette O. Cardenas


  • location icon Tampa, FL
    401 E. Jackson Street
    Suite 3400
    Tampa, FL 33602

Jeanette Cardenas is a partner in the Tampa office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Healthcare, Medical Malpractice, and Long-Term Care & Elder Law Practices. Ms. Cardenas litigates cases involving medical malpractice, nursing home defense, department of health investigations, wrongful death, general liability, and premises liability. She defends local and national hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, adult day programs, nursing registries, healthcare practice groups, and physicians. Her most recent speaking engagement was the presentation of a mock trial of a medical malpractice case at the Crittenden Medical Insurance Conference.


Fluent in Spanish 




  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers

Awards & Honors

Recipient of the Rodriguez Hispanic Scholarship


Florida State University College of Law

Juris Doctor, 2006

Oxford University

University of Florida

Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Psychology and Criminology, magna cum laude, 2004

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