H.K.Skip Pita

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Miami, FL

Pita Weber Del Prado
 | 9350 S Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33156
Phone: 305-363-5212
Fax: 305-670-6666
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
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Attorney Profile

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

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

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Super Lawyers: 2020

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About HKSkip Pita

Admitted: 1996, Florida

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

Honors/Awards:

  • 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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Miami-Dade County Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Justice Association
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Florida Justice Association, Board Member

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

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Please refer to www.pwdlawfirm.com, 2020

Educational Background:

  • LLM in International Law from George Washington University, 1993
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Office Location for H.K.Skip Pita

9350 S Dixie Hwy
Miami, FL 33156

Phone: 305-363-5212

Fax: 305-670-6666

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Last Updated: 4/6/2020

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