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Dennis Gus Diecidue

Dennis Gus Diecidue

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Insurance, Mediation

About Me

CURRICULUM VITAE


CERTIFICATIONS
            1983     BOARD CERTIFIED CIVIL TRIAL LAWYER BY FLORIDA BAR
                        (RE-CERTIFIED, 1987, 1993, 1998, 2003)


            1983   BOARD CERTIFIED CIVIL TRIAL LAWYER BY NATIONAL  BOARD OF TRIAL      ADVOCACY (1983 - 1999)        
           1993    CIRCUIT COURT MEDIATOR CERTIFIED BY FLORIDA SUPREME COURT
                       (RE-CERTIFIED 1998, 2003, 2008)


          1994     MEDIATION PANEL, U.S. DISTRICT COURT, MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
    
JURISDICTIONS IN WHICH AUTHORIZED TO  PRACTICE LAW
         FLORIDA STATE COURTS
         U.S. SUPREME COURT
         U.S. DISTRICT COURT, MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
         U.S. ELEVENTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS                   
         U.S. COURT OF CLAIMS

EMPLOYMENT
    1984- PRESENT      THE DIECIDUE LAW FIRM, P.A.
    1974-1984            PARTNER, DIECIDUE, FERLITA, PRIETO & NUTTER, P.A.
    1972-1974              DENNIS G. DIECIDUE, P.A. (SOLO PRACTICE)
   1971-1972            ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY, HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL. (JUVENILE COURT PROSECUTOR)
     1969-1972     ASSOCIATE, YADO, KEEL & NELSON, P.A.

ASSOCIATIONS
              FLORIDA BAR ASSOCIATION SINCE 1969
               -1988, MEMBER JUDICIAL NOMINATING RULES COMMITTEE
               -1990 - 1999, MEMBER LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE SERVICE COMMITTEE   
        -1994, VICE-CHAIR
        -1995 & 1996, CHAIR
    -1999, MEMBER OF THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE
        -2002, CHAIR

              HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION SINCE 1969
               -1989, MEMBER LEGAL ECONOMICS & TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
               -1990, MEMBER ALTERNATE DISPUTE RESOLUTION   COMMITTEE
       -1994, MEMBER PROFESSIONAL COURTESY COMMITTEE

             1969 - 2005 AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION       
               -AMERICAN BAR ENDOWMENT, 1992

          FLORIDA JUSTICE ASSOCIATION (ACADEMY OF FLORIDA TRIAL LAWYERS)


             SINCE 1977
               -1988, MEMBER RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE SUBCOMMITTEE
               -1989, MEMBER LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE

         AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE (AMERICAN TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION) SINCE 1980  -DIPLOMATE

    AMERICAN BOARD OF TRIAL ADVOCATES (ABOTA) SINCE 1989


 


     TAMPA BAY TRIAL LAWYERS' ASSOCIATION SINCE 2000

    AMERICAN INNS OF COURT, TAMPA BAY INN OF COURT SINCE 1998
    - 2000, PARLIAMENTARIAN
    - 2001, SECRETARY

            - AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION PANEL OF ARBITRATORS (1994-1999)
            - AMERICAN MEDIATION ASSOCIATION, 1994
             -DIPLOMATE, CONGRESS OF CERTIFIED CIRCUIT MEDIATORS, 1994
             -SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONALS IN DISPUTE RESOLUTION (SPIDR), 1996


 


OTHER ACTIVITIES
     1975-1980     MEMBER BI-RACIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO HILLSBOROUGH
            COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
     1978-1981     MEMBER HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
     1988-2009          BOARD OF DIRECTORS, FLORIDA SPECIAL OLYMPICS
                -IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR, 1996 - 1998
                -CHAIR, 1994 - 1996
                -CHAIR ELECT, 1992 -1994
                -VICE CHAIR, 1991 - 1992
                -SECRETARY, 1990 - 1991
      1989-2002    STATE OF FLORIDA GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM FOR ABUSED
            AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN, VOLUNTEER ATTORNEY

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1969

  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    46 years
  2. Insurance: 45%
    46 years
  3. Mediation: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-45%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

25 total 

  • Michael Martin Noone

    Attorney Diecidue is an extremely talented and professional litigator. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Michael Noone Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Dennis. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

5836 Mariner St.
Tampa, FL, 336093412

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing196905/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certified Circuit Court MediatorFlorida Supreme Court1993
Board Certified Civil Trial AttorneyFlorida Bar Board of Specialization1983
Board Certified Civil Trial AttorneyAmerican Board of Trial Advocates1983

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyThe Diecidue Law Firm1984 - Present
MemberHillsborough County Civil Service Commission1978 - 1981
MemberBi-Racial Advisory Committee To Hillsborugh County School Bd.1975 - 1980
PartnerDiecidue, Ferlita Prieto & Nutter1974 - 1983
Sole PractionerDennis G. Diecidue, P.A.1972 - 1974
Assistant County AttorneyHillsborough County Attorney's Office1971 - 1973
Associate AttorneyYado, Keel & Nelson, P.A.1969 - 1972

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers AssociationDirector2000 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesN/A1999 - Present
American Inns of Court - Tampa Bay InnFormer Secretary, Parliamentarian1998 - Present
Special Olympics of FloridaDirector1988 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1980 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitMember1979 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarMember1977 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationMember1977 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaMember1970 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1969 - 2005
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationMember1969 - Present
Florida Bar AssociationFormer Chair of LOMAS (Law Office Managment Assistance Service)1969 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Neal v. College ParkConfidential settlement in middle of re-trial

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawN/Alaw1969
Loyola University New OrleansHistory & Political ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1966