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Dan Dannheisser

Trial lawyer since 1977

As a client of Mr. Dannheisser, you’ll experience a whole new level of personalized, one-on-one service from someone who is committed to doing everything possible to provide you the very best legal representation available. From your initial personal consultation with Dan through the various stages of litigation, you can be sure that he’ll work with you every step of the way and assist you in making the decisions that are in your best interest. You can be confident he’ll take the time to explain your options and thoroughly answer any questions you have along the way.

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Honors, Professional

  • AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating given trial attorneys
  • Florida Bar Association Section Member:
       - Trial Law
       - Criminal Defense
       - 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

Bar Admissions

  • American Bar Association - 1977
  • 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

  • Sarasota Rotary
  • Chairperson Community Coalition for Children
  • Sarasota Family YMCA Weiler Branch, Board Chairperson and Director
  • Sarasota Family YMCA Metro Board, Director
  • Coastal Behavioral Health, Board of Directors
  • Sarasota Little League, Board of Directors
  • Sarasota County Youth Baseball, Board of Directors
  • Sunrise Kiwanis, Board of Directors (1993-2002)
  • Youth Baseball coach, Sarasota Little League Baseball
  • Youth Baseball coach, Sarasota Cal Ripken Baseball
  • Sarasota Sertoma (1978-1985)
  • Chairperson for Battle Buddies for Veterans
  • Youth Football Coach, Sarasota Ringling Redskins