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David focuses his practice on trial advocacy; representing clients who have been injured by the misconduct of others. He is a Board Certified Specialist in Civil Trial Law by The Florida Bar and has an AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubble. In 2013 & 2014 David was recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star.  David is also an Eagle Member and serves on the Board of Directors of the Florida Justice Association (2012‑2015). David graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, cum laude where he received the John D. Voelker Award in 2000 for outstanding and dedicated Law Review Service.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 30%
  2. Car Accident: 25%
  3. Wrongful Death: 15%
  4. Motorcycle Accident: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Brian Max Monk

    I endorse David. Mr. Dismuke has a deep knowledge of injury law due to his extensive experience trying these cases. David takes on difficult cases, and he obtains excellent results on cases other lawyers turned away. Your interests are well-protected with attorney David Dismuke.


    Brian Monk Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Benjamin L Crawford

    I endorse this lawyer. David is an excellent advocate for his clients. He is a creative thinker and always pushes his cases and finds ways to achieve success in difficult cases when others may have given up on a case. I would recommend him to anyone in need of representation.


    Benjamin Crawford Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Dismuke Law

2316 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
Lakeland, FL, 33805


FLMember in Good Standing200106/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Board Certified - Civil TrialFlorida Bar2012
John D. Voelker AwardThomas M. Cooley Law Review2000
Book Award Scholarly WritingThomas M. Cooley Law School2000
Book Award Torts IThomas M. Cooley Law School1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderDismuke Law, PLLC2015 - Present
AssociateBurnetti, P.A.2002 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
Polk County Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors2013 - Present
Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationBoard of Directors2012 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationEagle Member2009 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A2003 - Present
Lakeland Bar AssociationN/A2003 - Present
Polk County Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2003 - Present
Florida BarN/A2001 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor, cum laude2001
University of South FloridaPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science, cum laude1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Perfecting Your Competitive Edge: Advanced Trial Skills for Top LitigatorsEthics Overview: Interesting Cases & Issues2015
Masters of JusticeVicarious Liability -Pushing the Limits2014
Perfecting Your Competitive Edge: Advanced Trial Skills for Top LitigatorsStaying on the Road in the MIST (Minor Impact Soft Tissue)2013