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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 

  • Thomas J Ueberschaer

    Paul is an excellent attorney with vast experience in personal injury and workers' compensation litigation. Paul is persistent and commitented to litigation and legislative solutions to his clients' problems.

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    Thomas Ueberschaer Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Martin Louis Leibowitz

    I strongly endorse this lawyer's work. Having practiced for well over 20 years as a Workers' Compensation defense attorney in direct opposition to Paul Anderson's prosecution of injured workers' cases, it is my opinion that he is one of, if not the, most accomplished, experienced, and ethical attorneys in this field of practice. An injured worker would be hard-pressed to find a higher degree of representation than that offered by Paul Anderson.

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    Martin Leibowitz Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

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 Standing198708/12/2015

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