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Maria S. Chapman


An associate in Conroy Simberg’s Tampa office, Maria S. Chapman has practiced in the field of insurance defense for most of her career, including third-party claims representing insureds in premises liability and automobile claims.  For the past several years, her practice has focused on representing insurers in first-party claims, including insurance coverage issues. Maria also defends insurers in litigation for various types of homeowner’s claims, including sinkhole claims.

Maria is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida. She earned a juris doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and a bachelor of science degree in Psychology, with honors, from the University of Florida.

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Admitted to Practice:

  • Florida, 2000
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2012


  • University of Florida College of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1999
    • Criminal Clinic, Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office
    • Teaching Assistant,  Legal Research & Writing and Appellate Advocacy
    • Elected Honor Committee Class Representative
  • University of Florida, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, 1996
    • Graduated with honors
    • Member, Golden Key National Honor Society
    • Member, Concert Band

Community Involvement

  • Junior League of St. Petersburg, 2003 – 2011
  • Communications Vice President, Junior League of St. Petersburg, 2008 - 2009
  • Junior League of Tampa, 2011 - Present