Richard (Rick) Troutman

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Winter Park, Florida

The Troutman Law Firm
Richard (Rick) Troutman
The Troutman Law Firm

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 1980

Education: University of Florida Levin College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2024

The Troutman Law Firm

1101 N Kentucky Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 Visit website


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. He received The Book Award which is the highest grade in the class in Admiralty Law. 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.

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

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Medical Devices, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Pharmaceutical, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

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

First Admitted: 1980, Florida

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Orange County Bar Association, Attorney Member, 1981 – 2024
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member, 2001 – 2024
  • Florida Justice Association, Member, 1982 – 2024
  • Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 1988 – Present
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 1988 – 2024
  • Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, Member, 2015 – Present
  • The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Member, 2017 – Present
  • Florida Bar, Member, 1980 – Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1981 – Present
  • Board of Directors of the FL Justice Association, Silver Award Winner., 1992
  • 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
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:
  • The Winter Park Observer, Patriotism is not about the strength of your politics, 2013
  • The Orlando Sentinel, A Day for Remembering War’s Sacrifices, , 2013
  • 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
  • Helmet-free, but free of Legal Consequences?, 2009
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Rick Troutman has settled in mediation or resolved at trial many multi-million dollar recoveries. He is happy to discuss all of these with his clients.  He obtained a settlement at mediation $17 million., 2024
Industry Groups:
  • Central Fl Trial Lawyers Association
  • Fl Justice Association
  • Florida Bar

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Honest, dedicated, compassionate, experienced...Rick is a fantastic lawyer and person.”

“Rick has incredible client communication skills and negotiating skills with insurance companies. He gets great results on auto accident cases.”

Office location for Richard (Rick) Troutman

1101 N Kentucky Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789

Phone: 407-705-2786


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2024

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