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Personal Injury Attorneys

J. Daniel Clark


Dan ClarkDan Clark is a Florida native and a graduate of Jesuit High School in Tampa, Florida. He earned his bachelors of arts degree from Duke University where he was an honorable mention All-Atlantic Coast Conference athlete. He received his Juris Doctorate with honors from Stetson University College of Law where he was a member of the Stetson Law Review and Stetson Trial Team, and a Federal Judicial Intern for the Honorable Elizabeth A. Kovachevich, Chief Judge, Middle District of Florida.

clarkandmartino063-dcAppointments and Distinctions

  • Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Martindale-Hubbell™ AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer, the highest rating given.
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Trial and Litigation Section, Chair (2011-12) & Executive Board Member (2003-2013); Young Lawyers Division (1999-2005 – Treasurer 2003-04 & Co-Chair, Professionalism and Ethics Committee 1999)
  • Named a FLORIDA SUPER LAWYER; The final published list represents no more than 5% of the lawyers in the state. Learn more about this distinction.
  • Named by Florida Trend as a LEGAL ELITE; approximately 2% of the lawyers in the state are chosen. Learn more about this distinction.
  • Named by BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA – as BEST LAWYER Plaintiff Personal Injury Litigation
  • Member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers
  • Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Clark is recognized as having demonstrated exceptional skill, experience in advocacy by achieving a trial verdict or settlement of one million dollars or more.
  • The Florida Justice Association (Eagle Benefactor)
  • Tampa Bay Inn of Court (Barrister)

Published Decisions

  • Nationwide Mut. Fire Ins. Co. V AFO Imaging, Inc., 71 So. 3d 134 (Fla. 2d DCA 2011)
  • Buswell v. Copeland, 49 So. 3d 1271 (Fla 2d DCA 2010)
  • Veal v. Crown Auto Dealerships, Inc., 236 F.R.D. 572 (M.D. Fla. 2006)
  • Clearview Imaging, L.L.C. v. State Farm Mut. Auto Ins. Co., 932 So. 2d 423 (Fla. 2d DCA 2006)
  • Bragg V. Bill Heard Chevrolet, Inc., 374 F.3d 1060 (11th Cir. 2004)

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
  • State Courts of Florida

Professional Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association (Trial & Litigation Section)