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David Thompson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Jacksonville, FL

Coker Law
136 East Bay Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: 904-575-3837
Fax: 904-353-2425
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney David Thompson is a Trial Attorney at Coker Law in Jacksonville, Florida. Serving the rights and entitlements of innocent accident victims and their families throughout the greater Jacksonville metro region and surrounding areas, Mr. Thompson devotes his practice solely to plaintiff personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from truck and automobile accidents, dangerous property conditions, and other acts of negligence or wrongdoing.

Early in his legal career, Mr. Thompson served with the state attorney's office, where he prosecuted thousands of criminal cases and successfully handled more than 60 jury trials. Following that, he worked as an insurance defense attorney for one of the nation's largest insurance defense firms. There he gained invaluable insight into the tactics insurance providers use to reduce or deny claims, which makes him all the more effective when it comes to helping his plaintiff clients obtain the full amount of compensation they deserve.

A 2005 graduate of the University of North Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice, Mr. Thompson attended Florida Coastal School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2008. He also earned his master's in criminal justice from the University of North Florida in 2010.

While pursuing his undergraduate degree at the University of North Florida, Mr. Thompson served as president of the Student Criminal Justice Association. During his time in law school, he was also a member of the Florida Coastal School of Law Mock Trial Team, Student Bar Association, and he also served as an Honor Court Judge.

Since entering private practice, Mr. Thompson has maintained active involvement with several local, state and national legal organizations. He served on The Florida Bar's Criminal Procedure Rules Committee for a full 6-year term, serving as subcommittee II chair and parliamentarian. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice, Florida Justice Association, Chester Bedell American Inn of Court (Barrister), Jacksonville Justice Association (Board Member), D.W. Perkins Bar Association and the Jacksonville Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022

About David Thompson

First Admitted: 2009, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.cokerlaw.com/about-us/our-attorneys/david-thompso...

Honors/Awards

  • FCSL Mock Trial Team Member, Board Member, Florida Coastal School of Law, 2007 - 2008
  • FCSL Mock Trial Team Member, Florida Coastal School of Law, 2006 - 2008
  • Best Advocate Award, Miami Trial Competition, University of North Florida, 2005
  • Honor Court Judge, 2007 - 2008
  • Rookie of the Year, 2010
  • UNF Mock Trial Team Member, University of North Florida, 2004 - 2005

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Student Bar Association, Member, 2006 - 2008
  • Georgia (2020)
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida (2018)
  • American Board of Trial Attorneys, 2020
  • President, Student Criminal Justice Association, 2004 - 2005
  • The Florida Bar, Criminal Rules Procedure Committee, Subcommittee II Chair, 2017 - Present
  • The Florida Bar, Criminal Rules Procedure Committee, Parliamentarian, 2016 - Present
  • The Florida Bar, Criminal Rules Procedure Committee, 2013 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Justice Association
  • Florida Justice Association
  • The Florida Bar

Educational Background

  • University of North Florida, M.A., Major: Criminal Justice, 2010
  • University of North Florida, B.A., Major: Criminal Justice, 2005
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Office Location for David Thompson

136 East Bay Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Phone: 904-575-3837

Fax: 904-353-2425

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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