Richard A. Gilbert has earned recertification as a specialist in business litigation through the Board of Legal Specialization and Education. Gilbert is also Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, is a Master Emeritus in the Justice William Glenn Terrell Inn of Court, and is listed in Best Lawyers of America in both personal injury law and business litigation. Gilbert serves on the Development Council for Bay Area Legal Services, and he has been elected the Chair of the Pre-Law Program for Miami University for 2013-2014.
Gilbert is a shareholder with de la Parte & Gilbert, P.A. in Tampa. He is a past member of the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar, past President of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, past President of the Tampa Bay Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and past Chairman of the Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar.
Licensed since 1973
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1974||08/12/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|The Best Lawyers in America||Peers||2008|
|Florida Legal Elite||Florida Trend Magazine||2008|
|Florida Super Lawyer||Florida Super Lawyers||2008|
|One of the 500 leading plaintiff lawyers in America||Law Dragon||2007|
|Michael Fogarty "In The Trenches"||Trial Lawyers Section of Hillsborough County Bar||2003|
|William Reece Smith Award for Public Service||Stetson University College of Law||1999|
|Shareholder||de la Parte & Gilbert, P.A.||1979 - Present|
|Attorney||Fowler White Boggs Banker||1975 - 1979|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Fellow of the American Bar Foundation||2008 - 2008|
|Florida Bar||Board of Governors||1999 - 2003|
|Trial Lawyers Section||Chairman||1998 - 1999|
|American Bar Association||House of Delegates||1996 - 1998|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association||Chairman, Trial Lawyers Section||1996 - 1997|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association||President||1995 - 1996|
|University of Cincinnati College of Law||N/A||Law||1973|
|Miami University of Ohio||Psychology||Bachelor of Arts||1970|