Craig A. Dennis

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Craig A. Dennis focuses his practice in the areas of civil trial law including the defense of healthcare professionals and product liability claims, as well as automobile and municipal liability claims. He has tried to verdict more than 75 civil jury trials in state and federal courts.

He is also a Supreme Court Certified Mediator, receiving his circuit court certification in 2000. He regularly mediates in all circuits in Florida. He is admitted in the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida.

Mr. Dennis is also General Counsel to the Florida Electric Cooperative association and the Florida association of Counties Trust. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), having served as President of the Tallahassee Chapter in 2008.

Mr. Dennis received his undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Florida and his law degree from Florida State University. He is AV® Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been named as a Florida Super Lawyer for five consecutive years.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Administrative Law
  • Government Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Professional Liability
  • Insurance Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
850-422-3345  Phone
850-422-1325  Fax
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.S., Journalism, 1976; University of Florida, M.A. in Public Administration, 1977
Law School Attended:
Florida State University, J.D., with honors, 1982
Year of First Admission:
1983, Florida, U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Tallahassee and Bar Association; The Florida Bar (Member, Local Government Law Section); Florida Defense Lawyers Association; Defense Research Institute; American Board of Trial Advocacy; Tallahassee America Inns of Court; International Association of Defense Counsel.

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (4 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 02/22/13 in Medical Malpractice Defense

    I have known and co-counseled with Mr. Dennis for the past 25 years. He is an excellent lawyer and a very effective mediator.

    I have known and co-counseled with Mr. Dennis for the past 25 years. He is an excellent lawyer and a very effective mediator. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 02/22/13 in Litigation

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Tallahassee, Florida