David S. Becker

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Location:
Bradenton, Florida
Phone:
941-748-2916
Fax:
941-746-4281
Email:

My name is David Becker.  I have dedicated my working life to assisting those who have been victimized by the negligence of others.  Notwithstanding decades of service fighting for victims, I continue to be amazed at the callousness with which insurance companies treat injured claimants.  It is my mission to ensure that my clients are not victimized a second time by such conduct.

My original plan was to be a rock ‘n roll star.  When it became clear that my skills as a musician would not foster such a career path, my focus shifted to law.  After receiving my undergraduate degree from The Pennsylvania State University, I relocated to the State of Florida and studied law at Stetson University College of Law.  I am very proud of the fact that I graduated fifth in my law school class and was honored to participate in Stetson’s Moot Court Board.

After graduating law school, I earned my stripes seeking justice for those victimized by the criminal conduct of others.  In 1988 I became a Prosecutor for the Twelfth Judicial Circuit in and for Manatee County, Florida, prosecuting serious felonies, often those involving habitual felony offenders. 

In 1997 I was asked to join Steven E. Heintz in his vigorous representation of accident victims.  It was then that I found my true calling.  Perhaps my proudest accomplishment since becoming a partner in the law firm of Heintz & Becker is achieving Bd. Certification as a civil trial specialist in 2010, a certification that a very small percentage of Florida attorneys ever attain.

While I am very proud of my professional credentials, my proudest accomplishment is my marriage to my wife, Rina, and my two incredible children, Jayna and Jared.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Catastrophic Injury

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1988
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida
    • J.D. cum laude - 1988
    • Honors: Outstanding Student
    • Honors: Member Law School's Moot Court Board
  • Pennsylvania State University
    • B.S. - 1985

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Justice Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Master in the American Inns of Court
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Bradenton Law Firm, Associate