H.K. Skip Pita

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Miami, Florida

Pita Weber Del Prado
H.K. Skip Pita
Pita Weber Del Prado

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Class Action & Mass Torts; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 1996

Education: Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2024
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Pita Weber Del Prado

9350 S Dixie Hwy
Suite 1200
Miami, FL 33156 Visit website


H.K. Skip Pita is a personal injury attorney at Pita, Weber & Del Prado, in Miami, Florida. Mr. Pita handles all types of personal injury matters, including those involving medical malpractice, class action and mass torts. He serves clients throughout the Miami metropolitan area, providing personalized service and zealous advocacy.

During his more than 20 years in practice, Mr. Pita has successfully collected substantial amounts in verdicts and settlements for injured Florida residents and their family members. He has been included in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization whose membership is open only to attorneys who have secured verdicts or settlements in excess of $1 million. On behalf of his clients, he has prevailed against powerful opponents such as large insurance carriers and prestigious defense law firms throughout Florida.

Florida Trend magazine included Mr. Pita on its “Legal Elite” list. The National Trial Lawyers named him one of the “Top 100 Lawyers in Florida” and one of the “Top 25 Lawyers for medical malpractice.” U.S. News & World Report and “The Best Lawyers in America” have also recognized him for his accomplishments.

Mr. Pita is a fellow and former board member of the Florida Justice Association. He lectures on closing arguments at conferences and seminars and is a member of the Miami Dade County Trial Lawyers Association, the Florida Justice Association, the American Association for Justice and The National Trial Lawyers.

After earning his bachelor’s degree, Mr. Pita attended and graduated from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in Dallas, Texas. He holds a license to practice law before all Florida state courts.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Asbestos, Assault, Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Class Actions, Construction Accident, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Dental Malpractice, Dram Shop Laws, Informed Consent, Medical Devices, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Pharmaceutical, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Toxic Mold, Toxic Torts, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 40% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10% Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1996, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.pwdlawfirm.com/attorneys/howard-k-skip-pita/

Educational Background:
  • LLM in International Law from George Washington University, 1993
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Skip Pita and Shannon del Prado founded Project Peru. Project Peru organizes South Florida medical teams that travel to Peru to perform free surgeries. As of 2012, five Project Peru Medical Teams have travelled to Peru, performing well over 200 free surgeries in the Peruvian Andes. Additionally, Project Peru worked with the University of Miami to send an architect team there in 2010 to design an addition to the clinic that Project Peru works with. Skip Pita is a volunteer lawyer on various voting rights issues
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Miami-Dade County Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Justice Association
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Florida Justice Association, Board Member
  • Fellow, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • Super Lawyer, 2020
  • Top 25 Lawyers for Medical Malpractice, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America with U.S. News & World Report, 2011
  • Top Lawyer in Florida’s Legal Elite, 2010
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Florida, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2011
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Top Lawyer, South Florida Legal Guide, 2002
  • FJA presented the award to Skip for his efforts in Tallahassee fighting for Civil Justice and the Floridian's rights to access courts, FJA Shoe Leather Award, 2010
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Please refer to www.pwdlawfirm.com, 2020

Office location for H.K. Skip Pita

9350 S Dixie Hwy
Suite 1200
Miami, FL 33156

Phone: 305-363-5212


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2024

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