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Dale Swope Inducted into Florida Legal Elite Hall of Fame

ST. PETERSBURG, FL. (June 25, 2019) – Dale Swope, Founding Partner of Swope, Rodante P.A., a law firm located in Tampa that handles complex litigation, insurance bad faith and catastrophic injury cases, was recently recognized in the 2019 edition of Florida Trend’sFlorida Legal Elite™ and selected among just nine lawyers to be inducted into the Florida Legal Elite Hall of Fame.

To compile the list of honorees, Florida Trend invited all actively practicing Florida lawyers to name the attorneys that they hold in highest regard – lawyers with whom they have personally worked and would recommend to others. The winner list represents just over 1% of the active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida.

Florida Bar President John M. Stewart remarks, “The Florida Bar and its more than 106,000 members are meeting the challenge of adapting the practice of law with evolving technologies to better serve our clients and the public.  Lawyers from across our vast state, representing practices small and large, are embracing these efforts, which are making legal services more affordable to many and helping to close the justice gap. For the public and our profession, Florida Trend’s Legal Elite remains a reliable guide to Florida’s top legal talent, as recommended by their peers.”

“For the past 16 years, our 250,000 readers have turned to Florida Legal Elite as a guide to help select trusted legal partners to handle many crucial corporate assignments,” says Publisher David Denor. “This July issue provides a valuable resource for these readers, and  FloridaTrend.com offers an additional pathway to access this key information.”

The Legal Elite Hall of Fame comprises a distinguished group of attorneys who have consistently earned high rankings from their peers in the annual Legal Elite voting.

This year nine new members join the Hall of Fame: Silvia Morell Alderman, Edmund T. Baxa, Jr., Andrew Gerald Diaz, Manuel Farach, Leslie Jean Lott, Christian Dietrich Searcy, Howard Milton Srebnick, Dale Martin Swope and Nancy S. Weber.

The entire Legal Elite roster, including Hall of Fame inductees and top Up and Comers, can be viewed at www.FloridaTrend.com/Legal-Elite.