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David S. Becker is a personal injury attorney who concentrates his practice in the areas of catastrophic injury and wrongful death. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1985, where he received a Bachelor of Science from the College of Business. Thereafter, he attended Stetson University College of Law and received his Juris Doctor degree in 1988. Mr. Becker graduated cum laude and was ranked fifth in his graduating class. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1988 and is also admitted to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.


While in law school, Mr. Becker distinguished himself as an outstanding student and was named a Dana Scholar while serving as a member of his law school’s Moot Court Board.


After graduating law school, Mr. Becker served as an Assistant State Attorney in Manatee County, Florida, where he was responsible for the prosecution of serious felonies, often involving habitual felony offenders. In 1992, he began a civil practice as an associate in the litigation department of a prominent Bradenton law firm. He has since concentrated his efforts, along with Steven E. Heintz, in protecting the rights of accident victims.


Mr. Becker has been board certified, by the Florida Bar, as a civil trial specialist.


David S. Becker is a member of both the Florida Justice Association and the American Association for Justice and is a Master in the American Inns of Court. He is a proud supporter of Mother's Against Drunk Driving and has lectured at continuing legal education seminars. Proudly serving Bradenton and Sarasota area clients, personal injury attorney David Becker is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an elite group of trial members who have demonstrated superior skill and excellence in litigation by obtaining a trial verdict, award, or settlement in the amount of one million dollars or more.


He has earned an AV rating, the highest rating possible, by the Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory. Mr. Becker has been married to Rina S. Becker since 1986. Parents to two children, Mr. and Mrs. Becker maintain their residency in Bradenton, Florida.


Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 60%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
  3. Trucking Accident: 5%
  4. Wrongful Death: 5%
  5. Motorcycle Accident: 5%



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  • Maria Dolores Tejedor

    I endorse David Becker. He is an aggressive and exceptional attorney who works very hard for his clients. Any client who hires him is lucky to have him.


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  • Matthew D. Schultz

    David is a skilled litigator and a lawyer any personal injury client should not hesitate to hire.


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Contact info

Heintz & Becker

905 6th Ave W
Bradenton, FL, 34205


FLMember in Good Standing198806/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Board Certified Civil Trial LawyerThe Florida Bar2010
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2004
Graduated With HonorsStetson University College Of Law1988
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Former Prosecutor12th Judicial Circuit1988 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Florida Justice AssociationMemberN/A
Florida Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Jersey Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Manatee County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Young v. Hope1.1 Million Dollar Verdict on a Property Damage Liability Policy Only
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1988
Pennsylvania State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1985