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Moses R. DeWitt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Orlando, FL

DeWitt Law Firm
135 W Central Blvd, Suite 320
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 407-686-1345
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Family Law, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Real Estate: Consumer
Attorney Profile

Moses R. Dewitt is an attorney with the DeWitt Law Firm, which has office locations in Orlando, Rockledge, Tampa and St. Petersburg, Florida. Serving clients across the state, Mr. DeWitt has more than 10 years of total legal experience, and he provides unmatched advocacy and support to clients who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Motor vehicle accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Other personal injuries, including brain injuries, birth injuries, medical malpractice, slip-and-fall accidents and premises liability, wrongful death
  • Real estate law and landlord-tenant law
  • Family law and divorce

Along with maintaining a successful trial practice, Mr. DeWitt has also handled numerous appeals, and he has gained a reputation for his unwavering dedication to helping his clients obtain the favorable outcomes they seek for their complex legal challenges as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. To date, he has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff injury clients and is known for his compassion and integrity as well as his aggressive advocacy on behalf of those he serves.

Honored for his remarkable professionalism and superior client service, Mr. DeWitt has earned a Top 100 ranking from America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys, a Lawyers of Distinction designation and consistent recognition from his peers as being among the top lawyers in his region. He has also received the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys no less than three times as well as the same award from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys in 2016.

A 2006 graduate of Emory University, Mr. DeWitt obtained his Juris Doctor from Florida State University College of Law in 2010. While there, he served as articles and notes editor for the Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law and the Business Review Journal.

A leader in his field, Mr. DeWitt has appeared on various local and national news programs, where he has offered in-depth legal commentary on a variety of topics. He has also published several articles and conducted lectures and continuing legal educations seminars across his region. He is an active member of The Florida Bar and the Orange County Bar Association, and he has served several leadership roles with the American Bar Association's Tort, Trial, and Insurance Practice Section.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Family Law
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Real Estate: Consumer
Focus Areas

Divorce, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Landlord/Tenant

Selections

5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

About Moses R. DeWitt

First Admitted: 2010, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://dewittlaw.com/attorneys/moses-r-dewitt/

Educational Background

  • Emory University, B.A. in Political Science
  • Winter Park High School

Bar/Professional Activity

  • The Florida Bar Association
  • American Bar Association – Tort, Trial, and Insurance Practice Section, Member, Task Force on Outreach to Law Students, 2010 – 2011
  • American Bar Association – Tort, Trial, and Insurance Practice Section, Long Range Planning Liaison, 2009 – 2010
  • American Bar Association – Tort, Trial, and Insurance Practice Section, Vice-Chair, Law Student Board, 2010 – 2011
  • American Bar Association – Tort, Trial, and Insurance Practice Section, Vice-Chair, PODL Committee, 2008 – 2011
  • Orange County Bar Association

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Jenkins v. WalMart, 2021
  • Duke v. Duke, No. 5D16-120 (5th DCA Feb. 10, 2017)
  • Garcia v. Roldan, 2012 Fla. App. LEXIS 10636 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 5th Dist. 2012)
  • Bacchus v. Bacchus, 108 So. 3d 712 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 5th Dist. 2013)
  • Ela v. Orange County Sheriff’s Office, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11826
  • Topel v. Topel, 2014 Fla. App. LEXIS 20588 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 5th Dist. Dec. 19, 2014)
  • Brunsman v. Brunsman, 232 So. 3d 1175 (Fla. 5th DCA 2017) (61.08(7), Fla. Stat. (2010) specifically provides that durational alimony awards are modifiable. 61.08(7), Fla. Stat. (2010)
  • Blackburn v. Wissner, 257 So. 3d 1190 (Fla. 5th DCA 2018)
  • Grant v. Citizens Bank, N.A., 44 Fla. L. Weekly D95 (Fla. 5th DCA December 26, 2018)
  • Rendel v. Ellington, 2017
  • Wilson v. Fowler, 2017
  • Perez v. Bos, 2018
  • Vowels v. Okojie, 2018
  • Diment v. Progressive, 2019
  • Hughes v. Taylor, 2019
  • Glaze v. Huffman, 2020
  • Wallace v. Lake County, 2020
  • Agamie v. Geico, 2021
  • Delacey v. Runyan, 2021

Honors/Awards

  • 25 Young Attorneys on the RYSE, RYSE Magazine

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law (Articles and Notes Editor), Florida State University
  • Appellate Court Finds Operators of Sunken Vessels Fully Liable for Removal Costs, Water Log, Vol. 28, No. 3, Legal Reporter of the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, Winter 2008
  • Court Grants Standing to File Suit in Light of Flood-Zone Surveyor’s Erroneous Decision, Water Log, Vol. 28, No. 4, Legal Reporter of the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, Spring 2009
  • Florida Municipality Subject to Takings Claim for Permit Denial After Applicant Refuses Conditions, Water Log, Vol. 28, No. 4, Legal Reporter of the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, Summer 2009
  • Florida Court Eases Standing Requirement for Development Challenges, Water Log, Vol. 28, No. 4, Legal Reporter of the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, Summer 2009
  • Florida Court Reverses Dismissal of Takings Claims on Statute of Limitations Grounds, Water Log, Vol. 29, No. 1, Legal Reporter of the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, Summer 2009
  • Business Review Journal (Executive Editor & Articles and Notes Editor), Florida State University
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Office Location for Moses R. DeWitt

135 W Central Blvd
Suite 320
Orlando, FL 32801

Phone: 407-686-1345

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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