35 YEARS EXPERIENCE
- BOARD CERTIFIED CIVIL TRIAL ATTORNEY
- CERTIFIED CIRCUIT MEDIATOR
- OBTAINED REVERSAL OF MEDICAL MALPRACTICE JURY VERDICT AND WON MILLION-DOLLAR RECOVERY IN THE LARGEST MEDICAL MALPRACTICE FRAUD CASE IN U.S. HISTORY
- FORMER SPECIAL PROSECUTOR FOR THE FLORIDA BOARD OF MEDICINE AND THE JUDICIAL QUALIFICATION COMMISSION
- A.V. RATED FOR 15 YEARS BY MARTINDALE-HUBBELL
- ADJUNCT PROFESSOR, PALM BEACH STATE COLLEGE, FALL 2007
David W. Spicer is a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer. Certification is the highest level of recognition by The Florida Bar of competency and experience. Less than 2% of the lawyers in Florida are Board Certified as Civil Trial Specialists.
Mr. Spicer is also a life member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. This is an organization of United States civil trial lawyers who have won million-dollar and multi-million-dollar settlements or verdicts for their clients. Less than 1% of trial lawyers in the United States are members of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Mr. Spicer also had the distinction of serving as the Vice President of the American Board of Trial Attorneys (ABOTA), a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Mr. Spicer has been “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell for the past 15 years. An “AV” rating is the highest possible rating based on independent peer reviews. It means that the lawyer has been rated by his peers as “Very High to Preeminent” in terms of professional ability, expertise, and ethics.
Before opening the Law Offices of David W. Spicer, P.A., Mr. Spicer spent nearly 25 years defending physicians, hospitals, and other health care providers primarily in the area of medical malpractice and health care law. During this time, Mr. Spicer obtained a reversal of a medical malpractice jury verdict and won a million dollar recovery in the largest medical malpractice fraud case in U.S. history. Afterwards, Mr. Spicer was the senior litigator and lead attorney on major wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases at Montgomery and Larson, LLP. Mr. Spicer served as Special Prosecutor for the Florida Board of Medicine and was also chosen to prosecute judges on behalf of the the Judicial Qualification Commission. Today Mr. Spicer focuses his practice in the areas of health care law and civil litigation.
Mr. Spicer received his Juris Doctorate from Florida State University and his Masters in Education and Bachelors in Journalism from the University of Florida. He is a member of the Florida Bar, admitted to practice in all county, circuit, and appellate courts. He is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida.