Seriously Injured? Have Questions? Ask a Lawyer,

David C. Dismuke is a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer and focuses his practice on personal injury cases throughout Central Florida.

Lakeland Personal Injury Attorneys

Serving Clients Across Central Florida

An instant is all it takes for a serious accident to change your life. In an instant, you are left with catastrophic injuries that cause more physical and emotional pain than you could have imagined. In an instant, you are left facing a future without a loved one.

When accidents and injuries are caused by the negligence and wrongdoing of others, the team at Dismuke Law stands ready to see justice served. Our Lakeland personal injury attorneys represent clients in insurance claims and lawsuits involving car accidents, truck accidents, legal malpractice, wrongful death, and premises liability across Central Florida. Regardless of the circumstances leading up to your accident, you may be entitled to money for your medical bills, lost earnings, and other losses from the at-fault party.

Put a Civil Trial Specialist on Your Team

David Dismuke is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by The Florida Bar. This means he has the knowledge, skill, and proficiency to be recognized as a specialist in this area. He also has 18 years of legal experience, is AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, and has been selected for inclusion in the Florida Rising Stars℠. He leads our team with a commitment to excellence in every case, no matter how big or small.

When you put Dismuke Law on your team, you have the full force of our knowledge and work ethic as we pursue the best possible result on your behalf. Because we work on contingency, you do not have to worry about upfront costs and pay no legal fees unless we win. Let our knowledgeable professionals determine who is responsible and pursue the fair, complete compensation you need to rebuild.

Call (863) 292-6922 today for your free, confidential consultation.

Garrett's Story

Garrett's life was forever changed at 22-years-old when he was hit by a drunk driver. Calling Dave was the best decision he ever made. 


  • Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association
  • Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association, Proud Member
  • Polk County Trial Lawyers Association, President
  • Motor Vehicle Top 25 Trial Lawyers
  • BBB A+ Rating
  • 5.0 Client Rating
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association, Proud Member
  • Florida Justice Association - Eagle Member
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
  • National Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • The Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial


Helping Injured Clients Throughout Central Florida for Decades
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    David C. Dismuke


    David C. Dismuke “Dave” has spent his career focusing his practice on civil litigation and trial advocacy. He is a Board Certified Specialist in Civil Trial Law by The Florida Bar and believes strongly in the right to trial by jury.
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    Christopher T. Borzell


    Chris has been practicing for nearly a decade now. He has handled all aspects of litigation, including trial. He has worked for insurance companies for years and is apt to deal with adjusters on difficult issues to the benefit of his clients.
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    John Mark Hundhausen II


    John Mark Hundhausen was born and raised in Auburndale, Florida. After graduating from Auburndale Senior High School in 2010, John Mark continued his studies at the University of Florida. While at the University of Florida, he received a bachelor’s degree majoring in English and minoring in Business Administration in 2014. John Mark then attended Stetson University College of Law to follow his passion for law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor degree in 2018. While at Stetson, John Mark studied ...
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    Jennifer Dismuke

    H.R. / Accounting

    Working at Dismuke Law allows Jennifer to utilize her medical background, by reviewing client medical records and bills. Jennifer manages human resources, financial and administrative matters within the firm.
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    Cristina Dunaway, ALP

    Office Manager - Litigation Paralegal

    In 2006, she received her degree in the field of Medical Billing and Coding which has become abundantly useful in the personal injury field of law. Working directly with David Dismuke and other top trial lawyers for the past several years has allowed her to exercise and cultivate her various skills.
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    Alexis Costa

    Pre-Litigation Case Manager

    Growing up, Alexis has always had an interest in the legal field and helping others. She is currently working toward her degree in Medical Billing and Coding which will be a valuable tool in the personal injury field of law.
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    Marquita Smith

    Pre-Litigation Case Manager

    The legal field has always been of great interest to Marquita, and with 5+ years of personal injury experience, it has truly become a passion of hers.
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    Jennah Williams

    Legal Assistant

    After serving on a mock jury at Dismuke Law, she was able to make that dream a reality. Her background working in the insurance field has given her an advantage in personal injury law.

Millions Recovered On Behalf of Our Clients

Striving to Ensure Our Clients Have the Best Case Results Possible

  • Judgment - Polk County $10 Million

    Judgment of $10 million for a client due to injuries sustained in an auto accident.

  • Jury Verdict - Polk County $7.25 Million

    Polk County jury awards judgment for wrongful death case.

  • Settlement - Hillsborough County $1.1 Million

    Wrongful death auto accident settlement for $1,100,000.

  • Auto Accident Settlement - Hillsborough County $800 Thousand

    Attorney David C. Dismuke negotiates a settlement in disputed causation surgery.

  • Auto Accident Settlement - Hardee County $754 Thousand

    Attorney David C. Dismuke obtains a verdict in Hardee County.


Our Testimonials

Learn How We've Made a Difference In Our Clients' Lives

  • Dave and his staff worked hard for me and always did what was in my best interest.

    “I would definitely recommend him to anyone who needs representation.”

    - Rena S.
  • Dismuke Law is who I will use for the rest of my life. Definitely worth the phone call!

    “I recommend him to friends and family every chance I get.”

    - Shawn B.
  • Dismuke Law is the first place we would call. They did not disappoint!

    “If either myself or my son ever needed an attorney again, Dismuke Law is the first place we would call.”

    - Daniel R.
  • Dismuke Law delivered the results I was hoping for.

    “David and his team were great at keeping me informed and involved in the entire process for my case. I highly recommend Dismuke Law.”

    - Jessie S.
  • I would highly recommend Dismuke Law to anyone in need of a personal injury lawyer.

    “David's attention to detail, honesty, and caring attitude toward clients, staff, fellow colleagues, and others is what makes him one of the best lawyers in Polk County.”

    - Courtney A.

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We Care About Your Recovery

Seriously injured? Have no coverage? We want to talk to you and we can help. We have two convenient office locations in Lakeland and Tampa and can even come to you if you are unable to travel due to your injuries. When you've been hurt in Florida, 1-800-ASK-DAVE is the only number you have to remember.

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Main Office 1920 South Florida Ave
Lakeland, FL 33803
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