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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.


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


Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 50%



Contingent (10-40%)

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  • Christopher Nelson Ligori

    I endorse this lawyer. He one of the most respected attorneys in Florida with a Statewide stellar reputation and deserving of that recognition. His knowledge of the law, tenacity and passion to help his clients is above and beyond any lawyer i know and anyone who chooses him to represent them is in the best of hands.


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  • 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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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Churchill AwardFlorida Justice Association2014
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
Staff Legislative AwardFlorida Justice Association (Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers)2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, Workers' Comp Certification CommitteeMember2015 - Present
Capital City Justice AssociationMember2010 - Present
Florida Bar, Workers' Compensation SectionChair Elect2004 - Present
Florida Workers' AdvocatesBOD/Lobbyist2003 - Present
Tallahassee Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers SectionMemberN/A
Florida Justice Association (Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers)Past President2013 - 2014
Florida Justice AssociationBoard of Directors2001 - 2015
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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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Workers' Compensation Educational ConventionEvidence: Daubert2015
Conference of the JCC'sAppellate Advocacy2015
Work Horse SeminarCoblentz Agreements2014
Conference of the 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