Richard A. Gilbert

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Attorney Awards


Listed in: Best Lawyers in America, 2003—; Florida Trend's Legal Elite, 2004-2007; Florida Super Lawyers "Top 100" Lawyers in Florida; Law Dragon, one of the 500 Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in America; Leading Florida Attorneys. Editor, University of Cincinnati Law Review, 1972-1973. Author: "Self-Incrimination - Standard of Proof Necessary at Involuntariness Hearing," 41 University of Cincinnati Law Review 504, 1972; "Abortion: The Father's Rights," 42 University of Cincinnati Law Review 442, 1973; "Conflicts of Law - Choice of the Better Rule of Law in Federal Courts," 42 University of Cincinnati Law Review 153, 1973. Adjunct Professor, Trial Advocacy, Stetson Law School, Fall 2003. Florida Commission on Ethics, Member, 1987-1990 and Chairman, 1989-1990. Governor's Task Force to Promote Ethics in Government, Chairman, 1990.

American Bar Foundation.

(Board Certified Civil Trial and Business Litigation Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education) (Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy)

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Eminent Domain
  • Business Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
813-586-1909  Phone
813-229-2775  Phone
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2350, Tampa, FL 33601
University Attended:
Miami University, B.A., 1970
Law School Attended:
University of Cincinnati, J.D., 1973
Year of First Admission:
1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1975, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1977, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; 1974, Florida; 1973, Ohio; 1985, U.S. Supreme Court
Hillsborough County Bar Association (President, 1995-1996; Chairman, Trial Lawyers Section, 1996-1997; Board of Directors, 1993-1997; Chairman, Long Range Planning Committee, 1994; Chairman, Standards of Professional Courtesy Committee, 1990-1993); American Bar Association (Member, House of Delegates, 1996-1998; Sections on: Business Law; Tort and Insurance Practice; Litigation); The Florida Bar (Member, Board of Governors, 1999-2003; Chair, Legislative Committee, 1999-2001; Multijurisdictional Practice Commission, Chair, 1999-2004; Co-Chair, Committee on Multidisciplinary Practice, 1999-2000; Trial Lawyers Section, Chair, 1998-1999; Executive Council, 1991-2000; Legislative Committee, Chair, 1995-1997; Executive Committee, 2002); The Florida Justice Association; American Board of Trial Advocates (President, Tampa Bay Chapter, 1997-1998). Master, Justice William Glenn Terrell American Inn of Court. Southern Legal Counsel (Chairman of the Board of Directors, 2002—).
Birth Information:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, December 13, 1948
( Board Certified Civil Trial and Business Litigation Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy )
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Tampa, Florida

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