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M. David Shapiro

M. David Shapiro

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  • Personal Injury
  • Florida
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Attorney M. David Shapiro is an AV-rated civil trial lawyer, the highest rating awarded to litigation attorneys. He is also board certified by the Florida Bar. Shapiro is an experienced trial lawyer who has earned the respect of his peers in the legal community. He has successfully litigated civil rights cases involving access to courts and rights under the Rehabilitation Act to the United States Supreme Court. He is admitted to practice in all of the Florida State Courts, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the United States Court of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit. For more than 20 years, Shapiro has practiced exclusively in the area of personal injury and wrongful death. Shapiro has also been a candidate for political office, and was narrowly defeated in 2006 in his bid for election to the Florida House of Representatives.

M. David Shapiro is a member of The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the American Association of Justice, an Eagle Member of The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, the Florida Justice Association, a member of The American Bar Association and The Sarasota Bar Association. Mr. Shapiro is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is a group of attorneys who have achieved career case successes that include million dollar recoveries, settlements and/or verdicts.

He has served as a guest lecturer for several civic organizations in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death and nursing home negligence. He has also authored numerous articles in The Sarasota Herald Tribune, The Bradenton Herald, The Englewood Sun Herald and The Suncoast Health Magazine. Shapiro annually attends specialized programs on the handling of personal injury cases and trial practice.

Attorney M. David Shapiro is Treasurer of Children First, Trustee member of the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, on the Board of Directors of the Sarasota Film Festival, and the Sarasota Civic League.

Practice Area
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Car Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    No Fees Unless You Win
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Attorney
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Education
University of Florida
Journalism
Florida State University College of Law
J.D. (1985)
Honors: Honors
Awards
Member
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers Association
Professional Associations
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Member
Current
American Association of Justice
Member
Current
Florida Justice Association
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
Sarasota County Bar Association
Member
Current
Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
Eagle Member
- Current
Florida State Bar # 508764
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Dog Owners Need Insurance
Sarasota Herald Tribune
Guest: Oil Spill Funds Available To Local Businesses
Sarasota Herald Tribune
Bipartisan Bill Will Protect Teenage Drivers -- And All Of Us
Sarasota Herald Tribune
Loss of No-Fault Auto Insurance Law Will Have Dire Consequences
Sarasota Herald Tribune
Certifications
Board Certified - Civil Trial
Florida Bar
Board Certified - Mediation
Florida Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Injury Law Firm Website
Website
Justice Pays
Blog
Florida Injury Law Firm Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
308 Cocoanut Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
USA
Telephone: (941) 954-4000
Fax: (941) 954-8859