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David Luther Woodward

also known as Dave Woodward

About me

David Luther Woodward was educated in the public schools of Alabama, Georgia and Florida, earned his undergraduate and professional law degrees at The Florida State University at Tallahassee, and did post-professional studies at the London School of Economics. A lawyer admitted to practice in Florida, Oklahoma and Texas, he practices in each of those states and through local counsel in the United Kingdom.


Languages spoken: French

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Practice areas


  1. Chapter 11: 40%
    23 years, 50 cases
  2. Litigation: 30%
    44 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  3. Bankruptcy: 20%
    46 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Chapter 7: 5%
    Less than 1 year
  5. Appeals: 5%
    44 years, 3.5 thousand cases



Hourly ($225-375/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

The Law Offices of David Luther Woodward, P. A.

1415 Lemhurst Road
Post Office Box 4475
Pensacola, FL, 32507-0475


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198707/16/2016
OKAuthorized to practice law198104/14/2014
FLMember in Good Standing196906/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
FellowHattie M. Strong Foundation1975
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Law Offices of David Luther Woodward, P. A/Pensacola, Florida2002 - Present
Lawyer/of counselReeves and Davis/Pensacola, Florida1998 - 2002
Lawyer/Managing CounselBond & Botes, P. C./Pensacola, Florida1997 - 1998
Lawyer/Of CounselThe Law Offices of David Luther Woodward/Dallas, Texas1985 - 1997
LawyerJones, Gungoll, Jackson, Collins & Dodd/Enid, Oklahoma1981 - 1985
Appellate Public Defender of Oklahoma and Visiting ProfesorAppellate Public Defendant Project, University of Oklahoma/Norman1980 - 1981
LawyerThe Law Offices of David Luther Woodward, Chartered/Tampa, Florida1974 - 1980
Assistant Attorney GeneralOffice of the Attorney General of Florida/Department of Legal Affairs/Tampa, Florida1970 - 1974
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bankruptcy Institute, Bankruptcy Litigation CommitteeMember2014 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasMember2010 - Present
Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association, CLE CommitteeMember2005 - Present
Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1987 - Present
The Oklahoma Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
The Florida BarMember1969 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaMember1967 - Present
Phi Mu Alpha SinfoniaMember1962 - Present
Escambia County Planning BoardMember2012 - 2014
Citizen's Advisory Committee to the Florida-Alabama Transportation OrganizationMember2006 - 2012
Dallas Bar AssociationMember1985 - 1997
Dallas Bar Association, International Law SectionMember1985 - 1997
Federal Bar AssociationMember1970 - 1971
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationMember1961 - 1981
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
This lawyer has a bibliography of over 125 reported decisions of appeal cases. This will be provided upon request.N/A
This lawyer has a bibliography of over 125 reported decisions of appeal cases. A list of these will be provided upon request.N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Oklahoma Bar JournalA day in the Court of Justice of the European Communities1983
Law Society's Gazette (United Kingdom)With Butler: The American contingency fee--fact and fiction1983
University of North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commerical RegulationReciprocal recognition and enforcement of civil judgments in the United States, the United Kingdom and the European Economic Community1983
The Oklahoma Bar JournalThe argument for oral argument1981
University of Oklahoma Law ReveiwBook review: Eyewitness Testimony by Loftus1981
The Florida Bar JournalA day in Crown Court,1973
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
London School of Economics and Political ScienceInternational law and Comparative Consitutional LawLl. M.1982
Florida State University College of LawLawOther - Doctorates1969
Florida State UniversityEconomics, Music, EnglishB. A. 1965
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Conference: Nuts and Bolts of BankruptcyNuts and Bolts of Bankruptcy2010
Conference on Consumer Bankrutpcy: The Basics of Chapters 7 and 13Consumer Bankrutpcy: The Basics of Chapters & and 132010