Personal Injury Attorney for Florida

EDUCATION

  • University of Florida School of Law – Gainesville, Florida, JD
  • Florida State University – Tallahassee, Florida, BS – Mass Communications

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • ALEXANDER SHUNNARAH & ASSOCIATES – Tallahassee, Florida
  • Associate

    Personal injury attorney who has pursued the claims of the injured since 1988.

  • D. MICHAEL ELKINS, P.A. – Brandon, Florida
  • Sole Practitioner

    Sole practitioner working on behalf of injured Plaintiffs.

  • D. MICHAEL ELKINS, P.A. – Tampa, Florida
  • Sole Practitioner

    Sole practitioner primarily handling personal injury insurance defense litigation (through 1999 only) for Auto Owners Insurance Company and The
    Andover Companies as well as work on behalf of injured Plaintiffs.

  • PRUGH & ASSOCIATES, P. A. – Tampa, Florida
  • Associate

    Associate attorney in four-person firm handling personal injury defense litigation for Auto Owners Insurance Company and The Andover
    Companies, along with extensive work on behalf of injured Plaintiffs.

  • LAW OFFICE OF DENNIS DORE, P. A. – Tampa, Florida
  • Associate

    Associate attorney in three-person in-house counsel office for CIGNA Insurance Company handling personal injury defense litigation.

  • MORRIS & ROSEN, P. A. – Tampa, Florida
  • Associate

    Associate attorney in five-person firm handling commercial litigation, as well as surety bond construction claims primarily for Transamerica
    Insurance Company.

  • OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC DEFENDER, HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY COURTHOUSE ANNEX – Tampa, Florida
  • Attorney

    Staff attorney handling criminal trials in juvenile, misdemeanor, and felony divisions for indigent defendants.

ABOUT

D. Michael Elkins, is a personal injury attorney who has been pursuing the claims of the injured since 1988. He attended Florida State University and graduated with a B.S. in Mass Communication before attending law school at the University of Florida. During college and holidays and summers during law school he worked as a radio DJ at several radio stations in Tallahassee, Florida. D. Michael Elkins formerly worked as an attorney hired by the insurance companies to defend personal injury claims giving hime a thorough knowledge of the strategies insurers use to minimize the amount they pay to the injured or to try to deny valid claims altogether. By knowing their tactics, he is able to anticipate their moves and counter them on your behalf. Although he has represented the injured in the Tampa Bay area since 1988, his family ties to the South Georgia/North Florida area have remained strong and he leaped at the chance to return to Tallahassee when the opportunity arose to work in the Tallahassee office of Alexander Shunnarah & Associates.

D. Michael Elkins is married and has a step-son who intends to pursue his own legal career. His hobbies include music, television, film, reading, collecting, investing and DNA genealogy.

ASSOCIATIONS & MEMEBERSHIPS

  • Middle District of Florida Federal Court – Florida Bar

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