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Richard (Rick) Byron Troutman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Winter Park, FL

The Troutman Law Firm
1101 N Kentucky Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone: 407-705-2786
Fax: 407-647-2050
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1980
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Richard Byron Troutman is a personal injury attorney and president of The Troutman Law Firm, in Central Florida. With over three decades of experience, he is known as one of Florida’s leading personal injury attorneys. In 2019, he received the 2018 Litigator Award by the American College of Trial Lawyers Board of Regents, was named to the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and given the Silver Eagle Award by the Florida Justice Association. For his high ethical standards and a long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

In 1978, Mr. Troutman obtained his Bachelor of Arts, graduating with honors from Rollins College. He then attended law school at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1980. Since then, he gained experience as a trial attorney before opening his own firm to help those who have been injured at the hands of another.

Rick is actively involved in the legal community. He is a member of the following professional organizations: the Orange County Bar Association, the Florida Justice Association, the Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, The Florida Bar and the American Bar Association.

A Leading Florida Attorney within the Leading Attorneys Network, Mr. Troutman is also a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. As an engaging writer, Mr. Troutman published articles in the Orlando Sentinel and the Winter Park Maitland Observer.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
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


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022

About Richard (Rick) Byron Troutman

First Admitted: 1980, Florida

Professional Webpage:


  • Silver Eagle Award, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, 1990
  • Top Trial Lawyers in America, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2019
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2019
  • 2018 litigator award, The Trial Lawyers Board of Regents, 2019
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated Since 1988, Martindale-Hubbell, 2019

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Orange County Bar Association, Attorney Member, 1981 – 2019
  • Multi-Million dollar Advocates Forum, Member, 2001 – 2020
  • Florida Justice Association, Member, 1982 – 2019
  • Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association, Eagle Member, 1988 – 2019
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 1988 – 2019
  • Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, Member, 2015 – 2019
  • The national Top 100 Trial lawyers, Member, 2017 – 2019
  • Florida Bar, Member, 1980 – Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1981 – Present
  • Leading Attorney Network, Leading Florida Attorney, 2002 – Present
  • Board of directors of the Fl Justice association Silver Award winner., 1992

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Silver eagle award while serving on the board of directors of the Fl Justice Association

Educational Background

  • Rollins College, BA – Bachelor of Arts with Honors, 1978


Pro bono/Community Service

  • I started my own self- funded legal service for the needy and have assisted hundred of people for no charge in this ministry for the Orlando area., 2008

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • I have written several editorials for the Orlando Sentinal and been the guest speaker at fundraiser breakfasts for many charity events in Orlando ., Guest Speaker, 2011
  • Trial Magazine, Helmet-free,but free of Legal Consequenses?, 2009
  • The Orlando Sentinel, A Day for Remembering War’s Sacrifices, , 2013
  • The Winter Park Observer, Patriotism is not about the strength of your politics, 2013

Industry Groups

  • Central Fl Trial Lawyers Association
  • Fl Justice Association
  • Florida Bar
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Office Location for Richard (Rick) Byron Troutman

1101 N Kentucky Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789

Phone: 407-705-2786

Fax: 407-647-2050

Last Updated: 12/10/2021

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