Attorney John McKnight- Pipas Law Group

Attorney John McKnight was born in Tampa, Florida.  He primarily practices law in the areas of personal injury, negligence, auto accidents, bird law, wrongful death, and premises liability.  

John graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in English (Creative Writing).  He also earned his Juris Doctorate from Florida State University.  

John McKnight has several years of experience working in the personal injury field prior to joining Pipas Law Group in 2018. 

Outside of work, John enjoys playing beach volleyball, spending time with his wife, Anita DiGiacomo, and visiting the Davis Island Dog Park with their dog, Darwin.


Learn more about St. Pete Personal Injury Attorney John McKnight on his Personal Injury Blog


  • Order of the Coif (Top 10% of Law School Class)
  • Media & Communications Law Committee (2013)
  • American Association of Justice (2015)
  • Florida Justice Association (2015)
  • Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association (2017)


  • The Florida Bar (2011)
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida (2013)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida (2016)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (2016)


  • Florida State University College of Law – Juris Doctor, Cum Laude (2011)
  • Stetson University College of Law – Juris Doctor
  • Florida State University – Bachelors of Arts, English, Creative Writing (2007)


When faced with a difficult injury or civil litigation matter, you want to trust the attorneys you are working with. We understand what it's like being on your side of a case and that is why we invite you to talk to us in a free initial case evaluation before you make the next step in choosing your legal team.


Len Summa

"I recently had the chance to work with this firm. In my field I work with many attorneys from across the country. The Pipas Law Group is one of the most professional firms I have ever worked with. In this day and age it is tough to find genuine people who state who they are but actually back it up with action. This group is easy to work with, they are very attentive to your needs/situations, compassionate in their approach and they are very well-versed in the field of expertise. You will notice this the moment you engage a representative from this firm. I highly recommend them."

Meiyan Kuch

"I had a chance to work with Atty. Chris Waters of Pipas Law Group, and let me tell you; He is very professional, knowledgeable and always on top of everything. Definitely not the kind of Lawyer that doesn't care, He is genuinely passionate with helping people and make life easier for everyone. In this life full of negatives. Chris is one of the positives! pleasure working with this guy!"

Nicole Lytwyn

"I had the pleasure with dealing with Attorney Chris Waters and I have never been happier with an attorney. He is very knowledgeable, understanding, and gets the job done. I highly recommend him."

Charles R. Gallagher III

"Great attorneys who work hard for their clients."

Katie Sullivan

"Pipas Law Group handled my case with extreme professionalism and care. I felt truly valued as a client and I would absolutely recommend Christian Pipas in the future."

Tammy Hamilton

"Pipas Law Group truly cares about their clients. Attorney Christian Pipas has shattered the "Glass Ceiling" by recruiting the most knowledgeable, friendly and fierce team of attorneys; as well as, all of the professional staff, who all fight for YOU! God Bless this firm."

Jeffrey Borham

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Steven Grzan

"Mr. Pipas has a passion for helping his clients and it shows through the tremendous work he puts into each and every case. If you have a personal injury and need results I would recommend Christian Pipas."

Lisa Alexander

"Goes the extra mile to maximize settlement value & works with quality medical providers."

Joe Kopp

"The Pipas Law Group out-works other attorneys to get the best results for clients."

Kristen Marie Bubis

"Highly recommended firm. 5 star representation! Very professional staff!"

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St. Petersburg, Florida, 33701

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Tampa, Florida 33602

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