Joe Lieb

M. Joseph Lieb Jr.

Mr. Lieb grew up in Sarasota and, in 1981, was a founding partner in the law firm of Syprett, Meshad, Resnick & Lieb, P.A. As a trial lawyer Joe has handled all types of litigation with an emphasis on representing both plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice cases. Mr. Lieb became a certified civil court mediator in 1995 and a certified federal court mediator in 2005. As a mediator, Mr. Lieb has conducted thousands of mediations in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, medical/legal malpractice and construction and commercial disputes.

Contact Information

1900 Ringling Boulevard
Sarasota, Florida 34236

Phone (941) 792-1695 - Scheduling
Office (941) 365-7171
Fax (941) 365-7923


M. Joseph Lieb's Curriculum Vitae


  • Mercer University, Macon Georgia.
    1973 - B.A. Political Science
    1976 - J.D.

Professional Organizations & Memberships

  • Sarasota County Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • U.S. District Court for Middle District of Florida
  • Supreme Court
  • Founding Member: John M. Scheb - American Inn of Court
  • Founding Member: Sarasota/Bradenton - Chapter of ABOTA
  • Prior Member: American Bar Association
  • Prior Member: Florida Bar Grievance Committee 12A
  • Prior Member: American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Prior Member: Florida Academy of Florida Trail Lawyers
  • Prior Member: Florida Justica Association
  • Prior Member: Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • Manasota Trial Lawyers Board
  • Certified Circuit and Federal Court Mediator
  • AV Peer Review rated by Martindale Hubbell


  • Founding Member and Shareholder of Syprett, Meshad, Resnick & Lieb, P.A., where Mr. Lieb practiced as a trial lawyer for 30 years primarily in the personal injury field, representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants as well as conducting thousands of mediations.
  • 2007 - Present
    Full time mediation practice as West Coast Mediators


  • Married to Marion with three children, Derek, Brett & Lora