David A. Wallace

David is a board certified specialist in appellate law. His practice includes appeals and civil litigation in state and federal courts.

David has successfully obtained appellate relief through appeals of final orders and interlocutory appeals as well as petitions for extraordinary relief. He is a member of the Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court.

  • Education
  • Published Works
  • Bar Admissions
  • Honors/Awards
  • Associations/Memberships
  • Representative Cases

University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida

  • J.D.
  • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • Honors: With Honors
  • Law Review: University of Florida Law Review, Member

Duke University

  • A.B. magna cum laude
Published Works
  • Hire an Appellate Specialist in Florida (7/8/2015)
  • Lessons Learned: Tips for Avoiding Litigation in Real Estate Contracts (10/18/2006)
  • A Victory for Manatee County Property Owners (7/15/2005)
  • Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Appeals (3/3/2003)
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2009-2016
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Appellate Law selected by American Law Media and Martindale-Hubbell, 2014
  • Sarasota Community Blood Bank, Board of Directors, Member
  • Wellness Community of Southwest Florida, Trustee
  • Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court, Member
Representative Cases
  • Pagan v. Sarasota County Pub. Hosp. Bd., 884 So. 2d 257 (Fla. 2d DCA 2004)
  • FCCI Ins. Co. v. Cayce’s Excavation, Inc., 901 So. 2d 248 (Fla. 2d DCA 2005)
  • Bogert v. Morrison (In re Morrison), 972 So. 2d 905 (Fla. 2d DCA 2007)
  • Sarasota County v. Bow Point on the Gulf Condo. Developers, LLC, 974 So. 2d 431 (Fla. 2d DCA 2007)
  • Iberiabank v. Beneva 41-1, LLC, 701 F. 3d 916 (11th Cir. Fla. 2012)
  • Lehmann v. Cocoanut Bayou Ass’n, 157 So. 3d 289 (Fla. 2d DCA 2014)
  • Venice HMA, LLC d/b/a Venice Regional Medical Center v. Sarasota County and Sarasota County Public Hospital District, 40 Fla. L. Weekly D1888a (Aug 14, 2015)

Phone: 941-556-9030
Fax: 941-312-5316
Email: dwallace@bgk.law

Areas of Practice

Appellate Law

Certified Legal Specialties

Board Certified in Appellate Practice by The Florida Bar

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