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A father of 4 and grandfather of 6, I enjoy spending time with my family, as well as traveling, reading and music.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    32 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. Litigation: 10%
  3. Insurance: 10%
  4. Slip and Fall Accident: 5%
    32 years, 500 cases
  5. Other: 25%
  6. More 



Hourly ($125-350/hour), contingent (20-40%)

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Dennis. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christopher Stacy Johns

    I would strongly recommend to any potential client whether it is an insurance co or individual to retain attorney Dore. Mr. Dore is one of the hardest working and smartes attorneys in Florida and is one excellent trial attorney.


    Christopher Johns Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Dore & Associates LLC

3020 Hartley Rd
Ste 250
Jacksonville, FL, 322578212


FLMember in Good Standing198209/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2012
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2011
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2010
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2009
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2008
Board Certified Civil Trial LawyerN/A2008
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2007
Board Certified Civil Trial LawyerN/A2003
Board Certified Civil Trial LawyerN/A1998
Board Certified Civil Trial LawyerN/A1993
Board Certified Civil Trial LawyerN/A1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerDore & Associates, LLC2002 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Defense Research Institute, Insurance Law CommitteeHomeowners Law Subcommittee1998 - 1999
American Association for JusticeMember1996 - 2008
Florida Advisory Committee on Arson PreventionMember1996 - 2008
Jacksonville Bar AssociationMember1996 - 2012
International Association of Defense CounselMember1996 - 2008
Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Product Liability CommitteeMember1996 - 2008
Defense Research InstituteMember1988 - 2012
Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers SectionMember1984 - 2012
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice SectionMember1982 - 2012
Florida Defense Lawyers AssociationMember1982 - 2012
Florida BarMember1982 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Barry v. SenesacFound for the Defendant-no permanency
Thompson v. TidbitsDefense verdict
Duren v. LakeDefense verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education publicationUnfair Claims Practices and Bad Faith2004
Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education publicationUnfair Claims Practices and Bad Faith2002
Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education publicationUnfair Claims Practices and Bad Faith2000
Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education publicationUnfair Claims Practices and Bad Faith1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of North FloridaN/AOther - Bachelors1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ethics: What All Legal Support Staff Should KnowEthics2008
Bad Faith Insurance Claims in FloridaLitigation Strategies2008
Taking and Defending Effective DepositionsTrial Practice2007
Insurance Coverage LitigationTrial Skills and Strategy2007
Ethical Considerations for Trial AttorneysEthics2007
Dirty Litigation TacticsHow to Deal with the "Rambo" Litigator2007
Evidence in Trial PracticeTrial Practice2006
Civil Trial From Start to Finish: A Practical Approach to Trying a Civil Case in FloridaTrial Skills and Strategy2005
Handling the Automobile Injury Claim in FloridaLitigation and Trial Skills2004
A Practical Refresher on Litigating the Florida Auto Injury CaseTrial Skills2004
A Practical Guide to Federal Rules & Procedures in FloridaFederal Litigation2004
A Practical Guide to Federal Court Rules and Procedures in FloridaFederal Trial Practice2004
Trying the Automobile Injury Case in FloridaTrial Skills2002
Evidence in Trial Practice in FloridaTrial Practice2002
Advanced Litigation Skills for ParalegalsLitigation Skills2001
Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law in FloridaInsurance Coverage2000
How to Successfully Make and Manage Objections at Trial in FloridaTrial Practice2000
Insurance Coverage Law in FloridaInsurance Coverage1998
Florida Personal Injury Practice for ParalegalsLitigation Skills1998
Trying the Automobile Injury Case in FloridaTrial Skills1996