Donna DeVaney Stockham received her Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1997. She belongs to several associations including the American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Sections (TIPS), Florida Justice Association, Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (FAPIA), Windstorm Insurance Network and The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers & Young Lawyers Sections. Mrs. DeVaney Stockham represents homeowners, boat owners, business owners, condominium associations, hotels, churches, and monasteries in property damage insurance litigation claims. Mrs. DeVaney Stockham is often asked to speak to organizations and associations about property insurance law.
She is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated™ by Martindale-Hubbell®, was selected for inclusion to the Florida Super Lawyers® list for four consecutive years and prior to that selected as a Rising Star® from 2010-2012, selected to Florida Trend’s 2016 Florida Legal Elite, ranked by peers as one of Tampa’s Top Lawyers published in The National Law Journal in 2012 and has been recognized by Tampa’s Best Lawyers: The Definitive Guide to Legal Representation in Tampa, 2012 Edition. Her outstanding knowledge and experience awarded her the opportunity to speak at the national American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS), Property Insurance Law Committee, Spring CLE meeting in Carlsbad, California on the topic of Mediating Property Insurance Cases. In addition to the above achievements and awards, she received a rating of 5.0 out of 5.0 from peers from the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review. These ratings and recognitions are extremely valuable when evaluating a lawyer. The AV ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar, the judiciary, and attorneys and Mrs. DeVaney Stockham has held this high rating since her 3rd year as a lawyer. The legal abilities that she was rated on are based on performance in five key areas: Legal Knowledge, Lawyer’s familiarity with the laws governing his/her specific area of practice(s, Analytical Capabilities – Lawyer’s creativity in analyzing legal issues and applying technical knowledge, Judgment – Lawyer’s demonstration of the salient factors that drive the outcome of a given case or issue, Communication Ability – Lawyer’s capability to communicate persuasively and credibly, Legal Experience – Lawyer’s degree of experience in his/her specific area of practice(s).