David J. Zappitell, Zappitell Law Firm’s founding partner, is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in the area of Civil Trial Litigation, thus he is a specialist in his area of practice. Mr. Zappitell is a member of the Florida Bar, U.S. District Court (Southern and Middle Districts of Florida) and has been a repeat guest lecturer at the National Business Institute Seminars regarding the mtechnical issues surrounding Uninsured Motorist Insurance coverages. Mr. Zappitell is also often found sharing his legal expertise with the community, he has been a guest lecturer at round table discussions regarding the elderly with the Palm Beach Guardianship Association, as well as guest speaker on I Heart Radio’s Legal News and Review talk show. A fixture in Boca Magazine and Delray Magazine, Mr. Zappitell is also listed in Who’s Who in Executive and Professionals.
After attending Michigan State University and the University of Miami School of Law where he was moot court champion, Mr. Zappitell worked for General Electric as a financial analyst – he understands the financial value of every case. For the past 13 years, Mr. Zappitell has been listed as a “Super Lawyer” by the Miami Herald as chosen by his peers (Top 5% of attorneys in Florida) and has been selected as one of the Top 3,000 Plaintiff’s Lawyers in America. Mr. Zappitell is a founding member of the Wall of Tolerance Monument, and serves on several Boards and Lectures to Schools as a Children’s Safety Advocate.
Mr. Zappitell is a past president of the Boca Square Civic Association, current member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, Palm Beach County Trial Lawyers Association, American Justice Association, Florida Justice Association (EAGLE), American Bar Association, and a past presiding Judge at the Association of Trial Lawyers of America trial competition. Mr. Zappitell sits as a Board member of one national corporation and several local not-for-profits. A firm believer in attaining the maximum results for victims of negligence, David J. Zappitell has achieved significant settlements and verdicts in all areas of personal injury.
Mr. Zappitell is married and has three children.
Areas of Practice:
Civil Trial Litigation
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Certified Legal Specialties:
Civil Trial Litigation, Florida Bar
• Florida, 1991
• U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1992
• U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
• University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
• J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1990
• Honors: Champion, Moot Court
• Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
• Bachelor of Arts in Business cum laude – 1985
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When you have been seriously injured, you need an attorney you can depend on to protect your best interests. At Zappitell Law Firm, our team of skilled legal professionals is fully equipped to help you with your legal needs. Led by founder and AV-rated* lawyer David J. Zappitell, our firm offers customized legal services and quality resources to our clients. We urge you to complete the contact form below or call us to learn how our team can help you.