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My hobbies include reading, astronomy, history, politics and Texas Hold 'Em.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 40%
  2. Car Accidents: 30%
  3. Wrongful Death: 10%
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
  5. Other: 10%
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Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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Contact info

122 South Calhoun St.
Tallahassee, FL, 32301-1518

122 S Calhoun St
Tallahassee, Florida, 323011518



GAActive Member in Good Standing 198311/07/2015
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
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2013
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2013
J. Hillis Miller Memorial AwardUniversity of Florida1982
Hall of FameUniversity of Florida1982
Law ReviewUniversity Of Florida Law Review1980
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Board Certified Civil Trial LawyerBurns & Giddings, P. A.1994 - Present
PartnerHuey, Guilday & Tucker1987 - 1993
AttorneyMesser, Rhodes and Vickers1982 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lawyers To The RescueN/A2011 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A1994 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationN/A1983 - Present
American Association For JusticeN/A1983 - Present
Tallahassee Bar AssociationN/A1982 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Farmer v. Dave Howell Tires, Inc.Jury verdict
On the job explosionSettlement for multiple millioms of dollars
Log Truck InjuryJury award of $3.1 Million Dollars
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Publication nameTitleDate
Insurance LitigationCoverage issues2001
Trying The Automobile Injury Case In FloridaDamages in Auto cases1999
Litigation Practice In FloridaPersonal Injury1997
Trial Advocacy In FloridaPlaintiff's Perspective1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of FloridaLawJuris Doctor1982
University of Southern CaliforniaSystems ManagementM.S.S.M.1979
University of West GeorgiaBusiness AdministrationB.B.A.1970
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Coverage issuesInsurance coverage issues in Florida practice2001
SeminarTrying Automobile Injury Cases In Florida1999
Litigation Practice in FloridaWinning litigation techniques for trial lawyers1997
Trial Advocacy in FloridaEffective Legal Advocacy1996