Wesley C. Dicus, Sr.

Top rated Insurance Coverage attorney in St. Petersburg, Florida

Dicus & Burke, PLLC
Wesley C. Dicus, Sr.
Dicus & Burke, PLLC

Practice Areas: Insurance Coverage, Civil Litigation; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 2007

Education: Stetson University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
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Dicus & Burke, PLLC

575 Second Avenue South, Suite 201
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 Visit website


An attorney at Dicus & Burke, PLLC, Wesley C. Dicus, Sr. divides his practice among property insurance coverage issues, personal injury and criminal defense matters. Working out of the firm's office in St. Petersburg, Florida, he represents clients in the Tampa Bay area and throughout the state. Mr. Dicus has been admitted to practice before all Florida state courts since 2007, and as well in the United States District Court - Middle District of Florida.

In his insurance coverage practice, Mr. Dicus represents homeowners and business owners whose claims have been wrongfully denied, underpaid, or otherwise delayed by their insurance companies. The types of claims that he has worked on have included property damage caused by fire, wind and hailstorms, hurricanes, sinkholes, floods, lightning, mold and vandalism, and he has held insurers accountable while maximizing the amount of his clients' recovery. Mr. Dicus's personal injury client base is made up of people who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses as a result of the negligence of other persons or entities. His caseload in this regard has included incidents arising out of medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, residential fires, wildfires, premises liability, and dog bites, and he has obtained significant compensation for his clients through both jury awards and settlements that he negotiated out of court with defendants and their insurance companies.

In his criminal defense practice, Mr. Dicus draws on his previous experience as a prosecutor with the Office of the State Attorney for Pinellas and Pasco counties in his representation of people who have been charged by the state with misdemeanor or felony offenses. He has successfully defended clients who have been charged with drunk driving, drug possession, assault and battery, and domestic violence. Mr. Dicus is a 2006 graduate of Stetson University College of Law.

Practice areas

Insurance Coverage, Civil Litigation: Defense, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, General Litigation, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Assault & Battery, Bad Faith Insurance, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Insurance, Litigation, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Small Claims, Theft, Traffic Violations, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 40% Insurance Coverage
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10% General Litigation
  • 10% Other

First Admitted: 2007, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.dicusburkelaw.com/wesley-c-dicus-sr/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • The Saint Petersburg Bar Association
  • Florida Bar
  • , Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2021
  • , Top Attorneys Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay Magazine, 2022
  • , Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2022
  • , Top Attorneys Tampa Bay Award, Tampa Bay Magazine, 2021
  • , Top Attorneys Tampa Bay Award, Tampa Bay Magazine, 2020
  • First place in Stetson University College of Law’s first-ever Advanced Trial Competition
  • , Super Lawyer Honoree, Super Lawyers, 2020
  • Victor O. Wehle Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy, Stetson University College of Law
  • Book Award in International Sales Law and Arbitration, Stetson University College of Law

Office location for Wesley C. Dicus, Sr.

575 Second Avenue South, Suite 201
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Phone: 727-203-4455


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

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