David M. Drahos

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David Drahos of the West Palm Beach office maintains a civil litigation practice specializing in complex personal injury, construction defect, premises liability, and products liability matters. He is rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell, which represents the highest peer rating. He was named a "rising star" by Florida Super Lawyers magazine 2013 - 2016 – a distinction given to less than 2.5% of lawyers in the State of Florida. David was born in Rockville, Connecticut, and earned his undergraduate degree with honors from Florida State University, where he received both a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Bachelor of Science in Communications. David earned his Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University. While in law school, David served as a Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Thomas M. Lynch IV of the 17th Judicial Circuit, extended civil trial division

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Credentials

Education

  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (J.D., 2006)
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL (B.S., B.A., 2003)

Admissions

  • State of Florida, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Certifications/Specialties

  • Certified Continuing Education Instructor, State of Florida

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kubicki Draper Trucking, Transportation and Logistics Practice Group, Member
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Seminole Boosters
  • Florida State Alumni Association
  • Town of Jupiter Historical Resources, Board

Special Awards and Recognitions

  • Named Florida “Rising Star” by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2013 - 2016)
  • "AV Preeminent" Rated by Martindale Hubbell
Presentations

Speaking Engagements/Presentations

  • "Florida 5 - Hour Law and Ethics Update", Acceptance, 2017
  • "Comparative Negligence; Multiple Claimants: Low Limit Solutions", Bristol West, 2017
  • "Florida 5 - Hour Law and Ethics Update", GEICO, 2015
  • "Florida 5 - Hour Law and Ethics Update", GEICO, 2014
Authorships

Published Works

  • "The Evolution of Early Resolution and Cost Containment:, KD Quarterly Winter Edition, February 2017
Experience

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable Thomas M. Lynch, IV – 17th Judicial Circuit Law Clerk, Extended Civil Division
  • Overview
  • Practice Areas
  • Credentials
  • Presentations
  • Authorships
  • Experience

locations

Miami

Miami Office

25 West Flagler Street, Penthouse
Miami, FL 33130

T: 305.374.1212 F: 305.374.7846

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Key West

Key West Office

402 Applerouth Lane, Suite 2C
Key West, FL 33040

T: 305.509.7300 F: 305.374.7846

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Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale Office

One East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1600
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

T: 954.768.0011 F: 954.768.0514

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West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Office

515 North Flagler Drive, Suite 1800
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

T: 561.640.0303 F: 561.640.0524

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Indian River | Martin | Okeechobee | Palm Beach | Saint Lucie

Tampa

Tampa Office

400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 1200
Tampa, FL 33602

T: 813.204.9776 F: 813.204.9660

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Hernando | Hillsborough | Manatee | Pasco | Pinellas | Polk | Sarasota
Orlando

Orlando Office

201 South Orange Avenue, Suite 475
Orlando, FL 32801

T: 407.245.3630 F: 407.245.7685

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Brevard | Highlands | Orange | Osceola | Seminole
Ocala

Ocala Office

101 Southwest 3rd Street
Ocala, FL 34471

T: 352.622.4222 F: 352.622.9122

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Jacksonville

Jacksonville Office

76 South Laura Street, Suite 1400
Jacksonville, FL 32202

T: 904.396.0062 F: 904.396.0380

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Pensacola

Pensacola Office

125 West Romana Street, Suite 550
Pensacola, FL 32502

T: 850.434.0003 F: 850.434.0223

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Escambia | Holmes | Okaloosa | Santa Rosa | Walton

Tallahassee

Tallahassee Office

1705 Metropolitan Boulevard, Suite 202
Tallahassee, FL 32308

T: 850.222.5188 F: 850.222.5108

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Bay | Calhoun | Franklin | Gadsden | Gulf | Jackson | Jefferson | Leon | Liberty | Wakulla | Washington

Ft. Myers

Ft. Myers Office

13350 Metro Parkway, Suite 401
Fort Myers, FL 33966

T: 239.334.8403 F: 239.939.0700

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Charlotte | Collier | DeSoto | Glades | Hardee | Hendry | Lee

Mobile

Mobile Office

11 North Water Street, Suite 10290
Mobile, Alabama 36602

T: 251.308.3351 F: 251.308.3352

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