About Manta Law
Manta Law, a Tampa Bay area law firm formerly known as the Law Office of Janelle A. Weber, is a champion for individuals and businesses in their civil legal matters. Our founding partner, Janelle A. Weber, opened the boutique firm, conveniently located in the Carrollwood area of Tampa, to have a closer personal connection to her clients. Manta Law believes that small businesses and individuals deserve the same high-quality advocacy and personalized attention that Fortune 500 companies receive. The firm represents individuals and businesses from Florida, throughout the United States, and abroad in legal matters pending in Tampa, Carrollwood, Lutz, Wesley Chapel, Westchase, Temple Terrace, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Palm Harbor, New Port Richey, and Holiday.
Aggressively Representing Consumers, Patients, and Individuals
Our firm is committed to fighting for consumer and patient rights. Manta Law represents victims of debt collection harassment in cases involving all types of consumer debt: medical debt, credit card debt, private student loan debt, and auto finance debt. We also represent individuals whose wages or bank accounts are being garnished. In our appellate practice, we represent individuals and businesses in family law, probate, and civil appeals.
Fighting for Small Businesses in Commercial Matters
Our firm cares about small businesses and helping them succeed. We represent businesses, big and small, in contract matters and in disputes with other businesses. The types of commercial matters we regularly handle include partnership disputes, shareholder disputes, breach of contract, fraud, conversion, unjust enrichment, Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, defamation, and a variety of employment matters (hiring, termination, non-competition agreements, and trade secrets).
A Firm You Can Trust
Manta Law is a Florida firm you can trust to handle your matter with integrity, compassion, and zeal. We are known for our persuasive writing, strong oral advocacy, and consistent attention to detail. We will keep you informed about the status of your matter and are always available to answer your questions. We want to be the Tampa law firm you call every time you need an effective advocate in state or federal court in Florida.
Experience that Counts
Prior to opening her own firm, Janelle A. Weber spent over a decade litigating complex cases at Shutts & Bowen LLP, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service law firms. While a partner at that firm, she represented individuals and businesses in commercial, consumer, appellate, intellectual property, and defamation/invasion of privacy matters. Ms. Weber also has the rare distinction of having served as a federal judicial law clerk at both the trial and appellate levels.
Respected in the Legal Community
Our founding partner, Janelle A. Weber, is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the North Tampa Bar Association, the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and the Consumer Protection Law Committee of the Florida Bar. Ms. Weber is a member in good standing of the Florida and New York Bars.
Janelle A. Weber, graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service. She went on to earn her Master of Science in Journalism from Columbia University. In 2005, Ms. Weber graduated from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in the top 3% of her class. She served as Notes & Comments Editor of the Florida Law Review. During law school, she won awards for receiving the highest grade in seven classes.
Dedicated to Giving Back
Manta Law is committed to giving back to the community. We regularly participate in programs at local public schools and represent individuals in pro bono matters. We have accepted cases from Bay Area Legal Services, the Community Law Program, and the Federal Bar Association, Tampa Bay Chapter.