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Jami Leigh Chalgren

Trial Attorney

Jami Leigh Chalgren is a skilled criminal defense attorney based in Tampa, working with Morgan & Morgan. With nearly a decade of experience, defending clients in both trial and appellate courts, including representing death row inmates at all stages of their cases. Notable achievements include two first-degree homicide acquittals and arguing cases before the Florida Supreme Court.

Graduating summa cum laude from Truman State University and cum laude from Barry Law School, Jami was a moot court honors member and a semifinalist in the Robert Orseck Moot Court Competition. As a certified legal intern during the last semester of law school, criminal cases were tried, earning the Hardball Award for client advocacy—the only intern to receive this honor.

Barred in Florida and the Middle District of Florida, Jami brings a wealth of trial experience and a strong commitment to justice to Morgan & Morgan, making a valuable asset to the firm and clients.



  • Truman State University, graduated summa cum laude
  • Barry Law School, graduated cum laude

  • Florida
  • Middle District of Florida