Dan Dannheisser, P.A.

Trial Lawyer Since 1977

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Dan Dannheisser

Trial lawyer since 1977

As Dan Dannheisser’s client, you will experience a whole new level of personalized, one-on- one service from a trial attorney driven to provide you the best representation and bring proven results that you and your family deserve.

A native Floridian, Dan graduated cum laude from the University of Florida and the University of Florida Spessard Holland School of Law. He brings 35 years of trial experience representing injured clients and leaves no stone unturned in pursuing the results you want and need.

Injuries change lives and the litigation required to restore lives can be frightening. From your initial consultation through your trial or settlement, Dan is with you, side by side, every step of the way. He takes the time to explain the law and your options and give you the advice and representation that you and your family need to put your lives together again.

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Honors, Professional

  • 2021 Sarasota NAACP Presidents Award
  • AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating given trial attorneys
  • Florida Bar Association Section Member:
       – Trial Law
       – Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
  • Association of Trial Attorneys of America
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Former Chief Assistant, Office of the State Attorney, 12th Judicial Circuit
  • Sarasota County Bar Association Diversity and Inclusion Board Member

Bar Admissions

  • American Bar Association – 1977
  • District of Columbia – 1978
  • Florida Bar Association – 1977
  • Sarasota County Bar Association – 1977
  • United States Supreme Court – 1978
  • Colorado Bar Association – 1978
  • United States District Court – 1978
  • United States Court of Appeals – 1978


  • Doctorate of Law, University of Florida College of Law, 1977
  • Bachelor of Art, cum laude, University of Florida, 1974

Community Service

  • Chairperson Community Coalition for Children
  • Chairperson for Battle Buddies for Veterans
  • Coastal Behavioral Health, Board of Directors
  • Rotary Club of Sarasota 2003 – Present, Board of Directors and Strategic Planning Chair
  • Safe Children Coalition, Board of Directors and Foundation Trustee 
  • Sarasota African Americans Cultural Coalition, Board of Directors
  • Sarasota County Youth Baseball, Board of Directors
  • Sarasota Family YMCA Metro Board, Director
  • Sarasota Family YMCA Weiler Branch, Board Chairperson and Director
  • Sarasota Little League, Board of Directors
  • Sarasota Sertoma (1978-1985)
  • Sunrise Kiwanis, Board of Directors (1993-2002)
  • Temple Sinai, Board of Trustees
  • Youth Baseball Coach, Sarasota Cal Ripken Baseball
  • Youth Baseball Coach, Sarasota Little League Baseball
  • Youth Baseball Coach, Babe Ruth Baseball
  • Youth Football Coach, Sarasota Ringling Redskins

Free Consultation

You will pay no fee for your initial consultation. Call Dan Dannheisser today at ‪941.365.7600‬ to schedule your free consultation. We do not require you to pay any monies in order to hire us to represent you in personal-injury or wrongful death cases. We will aggressively represent you on a contingency fee basis with a single-minded focus. Fees are paid to the firm only when you receive a settlement or jury verdict.

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