Christopher K. Speed

Christopher K. Speed

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in West Palm Beach, FL

Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, P.A.
 | 2139 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Phone: 561-686-6300
Fax: 561-684-5707
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2012
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Aviation and Aerospace (20%)
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

CHRISTOPHER K. SPEED joined the firm as a shareholder in 1994 after representing plaintiffs in Virginia for 20 years. He has spent his entire career pursuing justice for victims of personal injury, medical and legal negligence, aviation accidents, and defective products. 

Mr. Speed is also a founding member of the Northern Virginia Plaintiffs Bar, an organization of plaintiff lawyers dedicated to improving the ability of victims to pursue justice for their injuries. He often uses his experience as a licensed pilot to represent victims and their families involved in aircraft crashes. 

Mr. Speed is a member of the Florida Justice Association, formerly known as the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers; the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association; and the American Association for Justice, formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. A sought-after public speaker, he has lectured on civil injury trials and in the fields of plaintiff's personal injury and medical malpractice. 

Mr. Speed has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for over 25 years. 

Mr. Speed received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University, and a law degree from the George Washington University Law School. 

About Christopher Speed

Admitted: 1992, Florida

Professional Webpage:


  • From 1997 to present, Mr. Speed has been listed in Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in American - Florida, Best Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Florida Bar Member, 1992
  • American Association for Justice - 1973-present
  • District of Columbia Bar Member, 1974
  • Florida Justice Association - 1994-present
  • Virginia Bar Member, 1973

Educational Background:

  • George Washington University Law School - Juris Doctor, 1973
  • Georgetown University, Washington D.C - Bachelor of Arts, 1969
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Office Location for Christopher K. Speed

2139 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33409

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Last Updated: 3/29/2021

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