Gary has been a resident of the Tampa Bay area for over forty (40) years. He is a graduate of Robinson High School in Tampa. He attended Florida Bible College, and his continued education has included a concentration in Insurance Industry corporate training and study through the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). Mr. Stone is a former licensed Claims Adjuster and is now a Florida Registered Paralegal (FRP).
Mr. Stone has over thirty-six (36) years of experience in the areas of Insurance Claims and Personal Injury matters. He has worked for such companies as Zurich Commercial Insurance Company, CIGNA Property and Casualty Insurance Company, Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Company, and USAA. During his accomplished career, Mr. Stone was a licensed multi-line adjuster and worked in the capacity of Senior Casualty Adjuster, Bodily Injury Claim Supervisor and was a member of the West Coast Claims Association. Working in these capacities has given him a distinct perspective in dealing with insurance companies and the attorneys that work to defend them as well as a vast knowledge of medical terminology that is so critical to the pursuit of a successful personal injury claim. Mr. Stone is a past board member of the Pregnancy Care Center of Tampa, a non-profit organization focused on assisting mothers in need and their children.
Outside the office, Gary loves to exercise and play his guitar. He is also an incredible artist and some of his artwork is actually hanging in the TLF office! He loves his family as he has 3 children and 4 grandchildren. Having worked at Tripp Law Firm for 10 years, he has become family and a major asset to our firm.
Gary currently resides in Parrish, Florida.