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Paul Michael Anderson

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Workers Compensation

About Me

Paul graduated with honors from the Florida State University College of Law in 1987. He is the founding shareholder of Anderson & Hart, P.A. Paul limits his practice to serious personal injury, workers' compensation and wrongful death cases. Paul is admitted to practice law in all Florida courts and in the United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida. Paul has tried more than two hundred-fifty personal injury and workers' compensation cases. he has been a Workers’ Compensation Board Certified Attorney since 1998.


Paul serves as President-Elect of the Florida Justice Association (formerly the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers) and as a member of the Florida Bar Workers' Compensation Section Executive Council.  Paul also is a member of the Trial Law and Workers’ Compensation Sections of the Florida Bar, the Tallahassee Bar Association and the Capital City Justice Association. 


Paul's most recent lectures include speaking at Florida Justice Association Annual Convention (Automotive Case Law Update), the Florida Bar Workers’ Compensation Board Certification Forum (Temporary Disability Benefits) and the Florida Workers’ Advocates Convention (Major Contributing Cause & Apportionment). Paul’s previous lectures include the Florida Bar Media Law Committee Reporters Workshop, the Florida Bar Workers’ Compensation Vital Signs Seminar, the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute’s Annual Convention and the Southeast Builders Association Convention.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Workers Compensation: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 50%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (10-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • No photo

    Paul is a skilled and thorough litigator. He is always well prepared and represents his client's interests well. He is reasonable, experienced in the courtroom and communicates well.

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    Peter Egan Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Diana Santa Maria

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Paul is an excellent advocate for his clients. He works tirelessly on their behalf and for the rights of accident victims at large. He has made great strides in the field of workers' rights in the State of Florida. Any client would be well-served by having Paul as their advocate.

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    Diana Santa Maria Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Anderson & Hart, P.A.

1584 Metropolitan Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL, 32308-1700

Anderson & Hart, P.A.

647 Jenks Avenue
Suite B-1
Panama City, FL, 32401-2660

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing198705/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Gold Eagle AwardFlorida Justice Association2010
Shoe Leather Legislative AwardFlorida Justice Association (Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers)2009
President's AwardFlorida Justice Association (Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers)2009
Silver Eagle AwardFlorida Justice Association2009
Shoe Leather AwardFlorida Justice Association (Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers)2008
Staff Legislative AwardFlorida Justice Association (Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers)2003

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Capital City Justice AssociationMember2010 - Present
Florida Bar, Workers' Compensation SectionExecutive Committee/Legislative Chair2004 - Present
Florida Workers' AdvocatesMember2003 - Present
Florida Justice Association (Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers)President Elect2002 - Present
Tallahassee Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers SectionMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Flynn v. Paver Module$4 million plus settlement
Adkins v. Adkins Transfer$2.2 million judgment
Byrd v. Multiple Defendants1.1 million settlement

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
The Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor with Honors1987

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Conference of JCC'sLitigating Effectively2011
FWA Annual ConventionMajor Contributing Cause & Apportionment2008
FSU College of LawGuest Lecturer on Workers' Compensation2008
FJA Annual ConventionAutomotive Case Law Update2008
Board Certification ForumTemporary Indemnity2008
Vital Signs SeminarWorkers’ Compensation2006
Media Law Committee’s Reporters WorkshopTort Law2006