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About me

I am a personal injury attorney who represents injured victims. I have the expertise and experience to successfully handle your personal injury case.

I have a well-earned reputation for providing aggressive and high quality legal representation throughout Florida, involving personal injury cases such as auto and truck accidents, slip and fall injuries, or wrongful death. 

I have helped thousands of auto accident and personal injury victims & their families in Florida since 1986. All personal injury cases are handled personally, agressively and promptly by me. 

All of my clients receive copies of all correspondence and documentation regarding their personal injury cases. You will pay NO FEES or COSTS unless a recovery is made.

Call me at (727) 787-2511 for a FREE, No Obligation, Consultation.



Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 70%
    30 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    30 years, 500 cases
  3. Motorcycle Accident: 5%
    30 years, 100 cases
  4. Wrongful Death: 5%
    30 years, 30 cases



Contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:


Attorney endorsements

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  • Scott Richard Marshall

    I have had the pleasure of handling workers' compensation cases wherein David was representing my client on the personal injury side of the claim. The results were always positive. David's clients are well-served by his knowledge of personal injury law and his diligent representation.


    Scott Marshall Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David Phillip Folkenflik

    I endorse this lawyer. David Chianco and I have worked together on several matters over the years. In my opinion, nobody works harder for his clients. He is extremely diligent, ethical, and one of the very best personal injury lawyers I have ever worked with.


    David Folkenflik Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

522 Alt 19 Ste 1
Palm Harbor, Florida, 346834431


FLMember in Good Standing198606/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Tampa's Top LawyersSuper Lawyers2015
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Tampa's Top LawyersSuper Lawyers2014
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Tampa's Top LawyersSuper Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Tampa's Top LawyersSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Who's Who Among American Law StudentsWho's Who In American Law1986
U.S. Patent 4,413,162United States of America1983
1st Degree Black BeltTae Kwon Do -Kuk Ki Won1978
Youth in the American Political SystemPennsylvania Senator Charles F. Dogherty1978
Academic AwardKnights of Columbus1976
Religion AwardKnights of Columbus1975
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney - Sole PractitionerLaw Office of David B. Chianco1986 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaAdmitted to Practice1990 - Present
Nova University Law School Alumni AssociationAttorney Member1986 - Present
Florida BarAttorney Member1986 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member1986 - Present
American Association for JusticeAttorney Member1986 - Present
Clearwater Bar AssociationAttorney Member1986 - Present
State of FloridaPest Control License1983 - Present
Delta Theta Phi Law FraternityAttorney Member1983 - Present
State of Florida Division of Real EstateReal Estate License1982 - Present
Florida State University Alumni AssociationMember1982 - Present
Delta Theta Phi Law FraternityTribune1983 - 1986
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
$ 1,205,500.00 -Auto Accident - Family of 3$1, 205,500.00
$ 406,666.67 - Auto Accident -Rear End Collision$406,666.67
$ 150,000.00 - Auto Accident$ 150,000.00 Award
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Publication nameTitleDate
Florida Legal NewsThe Auto Accident Victim1990
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Florida State UniversitySociology, CommunicationsBS - Bachelor of Science1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law SymposiumAuto Accident Coverage1990