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Dale Steven Appell

About me

For over 25 years it's been my pleasure to represent Tampa Bay clients injured as a result of negligence. My outstanding staff and I are dedicated to providing you aggressive, caring, competent representation and exceptional service. If you're injured as a result of an auto accident, medical malpractice or fall, there's no need to go through it alone. For a free consultation, call me directly at 813-877-3253 or 727-866-3253. I look forward to speaking with you.


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Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 75%
  2. Wrongful Death: 25%



Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Bradley Abraham Tobin

    I have known Dale for a number of years now and find him to be very knowledgeable with regard to personal injury matters. Moreover, he is a very strong advocate for his clients and sincerely has their best interests at heart. I endorse Mr. Appell without reservation.


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  • David Benjamin Hoffman

    Dale gives each of his cases exceptional personal attention, providing clients with the highest level of care and representation. I endorse this attorney.


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Contact info

Law Offices of Dale Appell, P.A.

100 S. Edison Avenue
Suite A
Tampa, FL, 33606


FLMember in Good Standing198906/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono AwardFlorida Supreme Court2014
Pro Bono AwardFlorida Supreme Court2013
Pro Bono AwardFlorida Supreme Court2012
Pro Bono AwardFlorida Supreme Court2010
Pro Bono AwardFlorida Supreme Court2009
Eagle AwardFlorida Justice Association2008
Eagle AwardFlorida Justice Association2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Dale Appell, PA1993 - Present
AttorneyJohnson, Blakely, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, PA1989 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers SectionMember2008 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationMember2007 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Florida Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Tampa Bay Inns of CourtMember2009 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Motorcycle Accident--Wrongful Death$2,100,000
Auto Accident - - Wrongful Death$1,125,000
Medical Malpractice--Loss of Hearing$725,000
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Tampa TribuneBetter Diagnosis Needed2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duke University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of PennsylvaniaHistory/EnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Asset Protection for Real Estate InvestorsHow to Protect Your Assets from Me...a Personal Injury Attorney2014
The Peoples CourtHow to Protect Your Assets from Me...a Personal Injury Attorney2013
The Peoples CourtUnderstanding Your Auto Insurance2012
16th Annual Bench/Bar ConferenceEthics in Marketing for Attorneys2012
Tampa Bay American Inn of CourtEthics in Attorney Marketing2011
Tampa Bay Real Estate Investors AssociationHow to Protect Your Assets From Me...A Personal Injury Attorney2010
The Peoples CourtUnderstanding Your Auto Insurance2009
State Court Trial SeminarEffective Cross-Examination in Trial2009
Florida Justice Association Workhorse SeminarHow to Make Your Opening Statement Effective in a Plaintiff's Auto Injury Case2007