Attorney Dennis P. Dore has joined the Jacksonville office of Kelley Kronenberg, a national full-service law firm, focusing on First Party and Third Party Insurance Defense. He has been Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialism since 1988.
Mr. Dore has extensive experience trying first party insurance matters, including property claims, coverage claims and bad faith matters. He is also experienced in handling third party claims involving premises liability and negligence, defective products, defective construction, and automobile and commercial trucking matters
An avid litigator, Mr. Dore has handled property insurance claims throughout Florida, including sinkhole matters in Central Florida and Tampa. He has tried more than 130 jury trials in the state.
Outside the courtroom, Mr. Dore is a member of the American Bar Association, the Jacksonville Bar Association, the Florida Defense Lawyers Association, and the Jacksonville Association of Defense Counsel. Additionally, he holds memberships with the Defense Research Institute, Jacksonville Claims Association and the Florida Advisory Committee on Arson Prevention.
Mr. Dore is AV Preeminent Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers magazine for the 2007-2010 editions. Both locally and nationally, he is a frequent lecturer at continuing education seminars for attorneys. He also authored a chapter on “Unfair Claims Practices and Bad Faith” for the Florida Automobile Insurance Law Manual, published by The Florida Bar (1998 – Present).
He received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of North Florida, and earned his juris doctor, cum laude, from the University of Florida. He is licensed to practice law in Florida and is admitted to the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit and before the Supreme Court of the United States.