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Philip Dixon Parrish

Philip Dixon Parrish

Practice areas:

Appeals, Litigation

About Me



  Philip D. Parrish is  Board Certified in Civil Appeals  by the FBLS. He has over 250 published opinions in areas of the law ranging from admiralty to real estate litigation, copyright infringement, catastrophic personal injury, legal malpractice, medical malpractice, arbitration and insurance coverage.


 Mr. Parrish graduated from Randolph-Macon College in 1982, Phi Beta Kappa, and from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1985. He is admitted to practice before Florida State Courts, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida; The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal,  the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal, and the U.S. Supreme Court.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Appeals: 70%
    30 years, 500 cases
  2. Litigation: 30%
    30 years, 250 cases



Hourly ($400-500/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Roy D. Wasson

    Phil is the consummate professional. Judges regard him highly and he has all the qualities of an outstanding appellate attorney.


    Roy Wasson Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John H Hickey

    I endorse this lawyer. Phil is a great appellate and trial assistance counsel. He is scholarly, writes very well, and knows the law.


    John Hickey Admiralty & Maritime Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

7301 SW 57th Ct Ste 430
South Miami, FL, 33143-5324



FLMember in Good Standing198508/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerPhilip D. Parrish P.A.2001 - Present
PartnerRusso Parrish Appellate Firm2000 - 2001
PartnerStephens, Lynn, Klein & McNicholas1987 - 2000


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Third DCA Historical SocietyTreasurer2014 - 2015
Miami-Dade Justice AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Casino Investment, Inc. v. Palm Springs Mile Asoc. LTD, 123 S0.3d 98( Fla 3d DCA 2013)Reversed
Chaparro v. Carnival Corp., 693 F.3d 1333( 11th Cir. 2012)Successsfully reversed.
Wieder v. King Cole Condo. Ass'n., 109 So.3d 1196 (Fla. 3d DCA 2013)Succesfully reversed.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Virginia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Randolph-Macon CollegePolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
South East Admiralty Law InstituteStatus of Punitive Damages Folowing Atlantic Sounding v. Townsend2013
Third DCA Spring SeminarPreservation of Error2008