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Dennis Alan Palso

Dennis Alan Palso

also known as Dennis Palso, Dennis A. Palso

Practice areas:

Social Security, Workers Compensation

About Me

I have been representing the injured and disabled throughout West Central Florida for over 25 years since graduating with a juris doctorate degree from Stetson University College of Law.  I represent the injured and disabled and never insurance companies.


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I am a member of various legal bar groups, including the Florida Justice Association (workers' compensation section); the Florida Bar (workers' compensation section); the American Association for Justice; the national Workplace Injury Law & Advocacy Group; the National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives, and am a founding member and director of Florida Workers' Advocates, a Florida statewide organization of lawyers who represent injured workers.

I am board certified by the Florida Bar as an expert in workers' compensation law, a distinction earned by fewer than 1% of Florida lawyers (there is no Florida Bar Social Security Board certification).  I am AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directories which is the highest attorney competency rating given by Martindale-Hubbell, the nation’s largest and most prominent national attorney rating company.



Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Workers Compensation: 50%
    29 years
  2. Social Security: 50%
    29 years



Contingent (20-25%), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Jennifer Tipton Pollock

    I have had many cases against Dennis over the past 16 years (and ongoing). Dennis is one of the smartest and most capable workers compensation attorneys in the state. He fights for his clients while maintaining the highest levels of professionalism.


    Jennifer Pollock Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Leo David Gomez

    Dennis is an outstanding attorney. Brilliant, resourceful, and a tireless advocate for his clients. I would enthusiastically recommend him to anyone injured in an on the job accident.


    Leo Gomez Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

5324 Dr Martin Luther King Jr St N
Saint Petersburg, Florida, 337032830



FLMember in Good Standing198305/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell Legal Directories1998
Board Certified Workers' Compensation LawyerThe Florida Bar1991

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentLaw Office of Dennis A. Palso, P.A.1993 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Workers' AdvocatesDirector1990 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Florida Workers' Advocates educational conference bookletSettlement of the Florida workers' compensation case - pitfalls and red flags2015


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Florida Workers' Advocates educational conferenceSettlement of the Florida workers' compensation case - pitfalls and red flags.2015
Florida Workers' Advocates Educational Conferencehot topics in Florida workers' compensation2010
Florida Workers' Advocates Educational Conferencerecent trends in Florida workers' compensation2009