Douglas L. Grose, Esq.

Douglas L. Grose, Esq.: Attorney with Merlin Law Group, P.A. AV stamp icon
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Doug Grose is a litigator with Merlin Law Group and has extensive experience in representation of insureds in numerous states from Florida to California.

Mr. Grose is a graduate of the University of South Florida, and received his J.D. at Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, FL. Doug has been admitted to all State and Federal Courts in Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Supreme Court, and has been admitted pro hac vice in the states of Alabama, California, Illinois, North Carolina, Tennessee, and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Mr. Grose’s representation has included pre-suit client assistance as well as extensive State Court and Federal Court litigation experience for an extensive range of clients from individual home owners to large commercial and condominium related matters. He is active in the American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA), the Florida Justice Association (formerly Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers), and in the nationwide Bad Faith litigation group of the AAJ. His extent of involvement in fire related insurance claims has led him to active involvement in the National Fire Protection Association, National Association of Fire Investigators, and the International Association of Fire Investigators. Mr. Grose has been honored to speak regarding various subjects to the AAJ, FJA, Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters, the Windstorm Network, and the Insurance Committee for Arson Control.

Areas of Practice (19)

  • First Party Property Insurance Litigation
  • Bad Faith Litigation
  • Commercial Bad Faith
  • Commercial Property Insurance
  • Insurance
  • First and Third Party Insurance
  • Fire Loss
  • First Party Insurance
  • Insurance Arbitration
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Insurance Contracts
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Insurance Mediation
  • Property Damage
  • Property Insurance
  • Property Insurance Coverage
  • Property Loss
  • Unfair Insurance Practices

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
813-229-1000  Phone
813-229-3692  Fax
University Attended:
University of South Florida, B.S., 1971
Law School Attended:
Florida State University College of Law, J.D., 1973
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida; U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida; Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals; 1974, Florida; U.S. Supreme Court; Florida Supreme Court
The Florida Bar (Federal Court Practice Committee); Federal Bar Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers; American Association for Justice; American Bar Association; American Trial Lawyers Association; Florida Justice Association; Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (Associate Member); International Association of Fire Investigators; National Association of Fire Investigators; National Fire Protection Association.

Peer Reviews

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Tampa, Florida

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