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David SpicerTwenty-five years experience in all phases of insurance defense litigation, products liability, administrative law and health-care representation. Represented major medical malpractice insurance carriers, hospitals, physician groups, medical executive committees, nursing home insurers and major liability carriers in negligence and products liability actions.

Obtained reversal of medical malpractice jury verdict and won million-dollar recovery in the largest medical malpractice fraud case in U.S. History.

Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer.

Certified Circuit Mediator.

Adjunct Professor, Palm Beach Community College Fall 2007.

A.V. rated for 15 years by Martindale-Hubbell. Former Special Prosecutor for the Florida Board of Medicine and the Judicial Qualification Commission.

Areas of Service

    • Insurance Defense Litigation
    • Medical Malpractice Litigation
    • Nursing Home Litigation
    • Products Liability Litigation
    • Automobile and Other Personal Injury Litigation
    • Hospital and Physician Representation on Contracting and Privileging Disputes
    • Administrative Law

Professional Experience

McFarlain, Bobo, Cassedy, P.A., Tallahassee, Florida 1980-1990 -- Litigation Partner in insurance defense, primarily medical malpractice, products liability and administrative law.

Bobo, Spicer, Ciotoli, P.A., West Palm Beach and Orlando, Florida 1990-2002 -- Senior Partner in statewide insurance defense litigation practice, primarily medical malpractice defense, nursing home defense, products liability defense and administrative law.

Spicer, Romaguera, Baker & Dawson, P.A., Palm Beach Gardens and Orlando, Florida 2002-2003 -- Senior Partner in nursing home defense litigation, medical malpractice defense and products liability defense litigation.

Montgomery & Larson, LLP., West Palm Beach, Florida 2003-2005
Senior litigator in Plaintiff's personal injury practice. Lead attorney on major wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases.


Bachelor of Science in Journalism - University of Florida 1970
Master's Degree in Education - University of Florida 1976
Juris Doctorate - Florida State University College of Law 1980

Association and Memberships

    • Northern, Middle, and Southern District Federal Courts
    • The Florida Bar Association
    • Palm Beach County Bar Association
    • Martin County Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
    • National Healthcare Lawyers' Association
    • A.V. Rated Martindale - Hubbell
    • Leadership of Palm Beach County
    • Chairman of The Florida Bar Grievance Committee - 2 terms
    • American Board of Trial Advocates, Vice President 2009
    • North County Section Board of Directors
    • Million Dollar Advocates
    • Craig S. Barnard, American Inn Court LIV


*The law firms listed below have all agreed to offer their specific firm’s legal expertise in a co-counsel arrangement to The National Healthcare Law Firm on a case by case basis. However, this arrangement does not necessarily extend between these independent and diverse law firms beyond such case by case arrangement.

Monday, December 10, 2018



How We Can Help You

  • Physicians and Medical Practices
  • Hospital Based Practices
  • Medical Staffs
  • Med Spa Owners
  • Dentists
  • Chiropractors
  • PAs, NPs and Nurses
  • Surgery Centers
  • Vascular Access Centers
  • Drug and Alcohol Recovery Businesses
  • Imaging Centers
  • Home Health
  • DME Companies
  • Hormone Replacement Businesses
  • Professional Licensing Board Matters

Areas of Service

Health Care Clinic Regulation,
Home Health Agency Rep,
Hospital Based Practices,
Physician Contracting,
Hospital Counsel,
Hospital Medical Staff Rep,
Hospital Recruitments,
Medicaid Program Matters,
Medical Directorships,
Medical Malpractice Defense,
Medical Practice Formation/Rep,
Medicare and Payer Recoupment/Disputes

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