David M. Drahos



David Drahos maintains a civil litigation practice specializing in complex personal injury, claims administration defense, 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. 

Practice Areas


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


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

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kubicki Draper Pre-Suit 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

Certifications / Specialties

  • Certified Continuing Education Instructor, State of Florida

Special Awards and Recognitions

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

Speaking Engagements/Presentations

  • "Negotiating Low Limits Single & Multiple Claimants," Bristol West, 2023
  • "Knew or Should Have Known: Slippery Substances & Falling Objects," James River, 2022
  • "The Good Faith, The Bad Faith and How to Avoid the Ugly in Claims Handling," Farmers/Bristol West, 2021
  • "Alcohol, Cell Phones and The Law," Bristol West, 2020
  • “Unique Issues in Transportation Cases,” Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2020
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," GEICO, 2018
  • "Early Case Resolution," Farmers, 2018
  • "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

Published Works

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

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable Thomas M. Lynch, IV – 17th Judicial Circuit Law Clerk, Extended Civil Division
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Miami Office

9100 South Dadeland Blvd., Suite 1800
Miami, FL 33156

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

110 East Broward Blvd., Suite 1400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

T: 954.768.0011 F: 954.768.0514

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West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Office

1700 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 800
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 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 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 Office

1396 NE 20th Avenue, #500
Ocala, FL 34470

T: 352.622.4222 F: 352.622.9122

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Jacksonville Office

1 Independent Drive, Suite 1601
Jacksonville, FL 32202

T: 904.396.0062 F: 904.396.0380

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Baker | Bradford | Clay | Columbia | Duval | Flagler | Hamilton | Nassau | Saint Johns | Union

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 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 | Madison | Lafayette | Taylor 

Ft. Myers

Ft. Myers Office

13350 Metro Parkway, Suite 201
Fort Myers, FL 33966

T: 239.334.8403 F: 239.939.0700

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


Mobile Office

11 North Water Street, Suite 10290
Mobile, AL 36602

T: 251.308.3351 F: 251.287.1624

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Baldwin | Washington | Clarke | Escambia | Covington | Geneva | Houston | Henry |  Dale | Coffee | Barbour | Pike |Crenshaw | Butler  | Monroe | Clarke | Choctaw | Wilcox | Bullock | Russell

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In 1963, Gene Kubicki founded the firm based on dedication to excellence. The same high standards have been maintained for over five decades -- years which have seen the firm’s ranks swell to over 200 attorneys.


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