David Weissman

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Nashville, Tennessee

Raybin & Weissman, P.C.
David Weissman
Raybin & Weissman, P.C.

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Social Security Disability; view more

Licensed in Tennessee since: 2008

Education: Florida State University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2016 - 2023

Raybin & Weissman, P.C.

424 Church Street
Suite 2120
Nashville, TN 37219 Visit website


David Weissman is the partner in charge of civil litigation at the Nashville, Tennessee law firm Raybin & Weissman, P.C. Mr. Weissman primarily represents clients who have suffered personal injuries, need assistance with Social Security Disability claims, or are involved in insurance or contract disputes. He also represents clients with civil rights claims. An experienced litigator, Mr. Weissman has amassed an impressive case record trying in excess of 100 cases to verdict. Before joining the firm in 2008, he ran a successful law firm in South Florida for nearly 20 years, helping to facilitate its growth from a two-person firm into one spanning two offices and featuring a support staff of more than 50 legal professionals.

Mr. Weissman earned his J.D. in 1989 at the Florida State University College of Law. He possesses certification from The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education and is a frequent speaker for the Nashville Bar Association and other professional organizations. In addition, he holds membership in the Tennessee Association for Justice, the Nashville Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, the American Bar Association and the American Inns of Court. Mr. Weissman also belongs to numerous professional organizations in Utah and Florida.

Mr. Weissman is admitted to practice in Tennessee, Florida and Utah and before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle District of Tennessee, the Southern District of Florida and the District of Utah. Among his numerous honors, he is listed in Best Lawyers in America* and is a member of The National Trial Lawyers' invitation-only Top 100 Trial Lawyers honor society, and Martindale-Hubbell has awarded him its AV-Preeminent** peer-reviewed rating.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Social Security Disability

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Brain Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 80% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Social Security Disability

First Admitted: 1989, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.hollinslegal.com/attorneys/david-weissman/

Representative Clients:
  • Dramis v. Palm Beach County School Board, 928 So.2d 346, 1st District Court of Appeals Florida, 2002
  • Yellow Cab v. Landin, 780 So.2d 296, 1st District Court of Appeals Florida, 2001
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Contributing Author, Florida Worker's Compensation Manual
  • Adjunct Professor, Florida State University College of Law, Workers Compensation, 2003 - Present
  • Frequent Lecturer, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability for the Nashville Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers and Professional Education Specialists
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Tennessee Association for Justice
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Tennessee State Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court
  • American Association for Justice
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives
  • Utah State Bar Association
  • Member, Florida State Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Executive Council, 1995 - 2004
  • Florida State Bar Association, Workers Compensation Rules Committee, 1995 - 1996
  • American Bar Association
  • Salt Lake City Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Member, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Membership Committee
  • Eagle Member, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • Florida Workers' Advocates
  • Member, Palm Beach County Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors 1997 - 1998
  • Tennessee
  • Florida
  • Utah
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court District of Utah
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Florida Bar Board Certified
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Martindale-Hubbell (Highest Rating: AV)
  • National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Law and Leading American Attorneys

Office location for David Weissman

424 Church Street
Suite 2120
Nashville, TN 37219

Phone: 615-256-6666


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2016 - 2023

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