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Sarasota personal injury attorney Damian Mallard is Board Certified in civil trial law, an accomplishment achieved by less than 2% of attorneys in Florida. After spending time on the defense side of personal injury law, Damian changed things up and dedicated his practice to representing those that had been neglected or injured in accidents throughout Florida. With almost 20 years of experience, Damian Mallard has won several million dollar and multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts for his clients.


Along with his wife, Sara Mallard, and Michael Murphy, the team of Sarasota injury lawyers at the Mallard Law Firm serves as advocates for injury victims throughout Florida and offers free case evaluations.



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Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 50%
  2. Trucking Accident: 15%
  3. Child Abuse: 15%
  4. Nursing Home Abuse: 10%
  5. Personal Injury: 10%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Christopher Michael Davis

    I endorse this lawyer. He is highly respected in the legal community.


    Christopher Davis Trucking accident Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Dana M Moss

    I endorse Damian Mallard. He is top notch. Damian is a high-energy attorney, who knows the law and stops at nothing to get the job done right for his clients. You are in good hands with Damian Mallard.


    Dana Moss Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


FLMember in Good Standing199106/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in FloridaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2014
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in FloridaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in FloridaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2012
Top LawyerSarasota Magazine2012
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2011
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in FloridaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2011
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in FloridaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2010
Board Certified in Civil Trial LawFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerMallard Law Firm2001 - Present
PartnerAdorno & Zeder, PA1999 - 2001
AssociateAdorno & Zeder, PA1997 - 1999
AssociateAustin, Ley, Roe & Patsko, PA1993 - 1997
AssociateGunn, Ogden & Sullivan1992 - 1993
AssociateFisher & Sauls1991 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Sarasota County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Florida Justice AssociationEagle MemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
American Inns of CourtMemberN/A
Manasota Trial Lawyers BoardVice PresidentN/A
Florida Justice AssociationBoard of DirectorsN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Florida's Second DCA Affirms Jury Verdict in Contested Car Accident CaseAwarded $1,432,000.00
Sarasota Early Childhood Center Abuse Case$1,380,000 Settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Mallard Law FirmBullying Handbook2012
Mallard Law FirmThe Florida Accident HandbookN/A
Mallard Law FirmGuide to Florida Child Abuse ClaimsN/A
Mallard Law FirmFlorida Nursing Home Abuse Handbook: Ways to Recognize and Prevent Abuse and NeglectN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990