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Christian D. Searcy

Christian D. Searcy

President and CEO

Aggressive fighting for the right is the noblest sport the world affords.
- Theodore Roosevelt



CHRISTIAN D. SEARCY is President and CEO of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, P.A. For 43 years, he has litigated cases primarily involving catastrophic injury and death in venues throughout Florida, as well as other states. At age 29, he had the distinction of being the youngest lawyer in the United States to achieve a verdict of $1 million for a single personal injury lawsuit.

In 2006, Mr. Searcy was one of only two lawyers in the country to receive the “War Horse Award” from the Southern Trial Lawyers Association, honoring his outstanding skill as a trial advocate and his extraordinary contributions to the cause of justice.

In 2005, the Florida Justice Association, formerly known as The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers honored Mr. Searcy with its Perry Nichols Award, the highest honor it bestows, in recognition of a lifetime of outstanding service to the cause of justice.

Mr. Searcy is past President of the prestigious International Academy of Trial Lawyers, a worldwide organization limited to just 500 attorneys by invitation only, and is named in The Best Lawyers in America, an independent study by Harvard trained attorneys. He is also recognized in Law and Leading Attorneys, is listed as one of the “legal elite” in Florida Trend magazine, and is named as one of the top lawyers in South Florida Legal Guide. Mr. Searcy has been selected as one of Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. Mr. Searcy is a member of The Inner Circle of Advocates, which is by invitation only and limits its membership to the top 100 trial lawyers in the United States. Mr. Searcy is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Searcy is a member of the International Society of Barristers, which is by invitation only to 500 of the top trial lawyers internationally.

Mr. Searcy is a past President of the Florida Justice Association, formerly known as The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers and is a diplomat of the American Association for Justice, formerly known as American Trial Lawyers Association. He is President-Elect of The National Trial Lawyers Association, formerly known as The American Trial Lawyers Association. He is a Fellow of the American Board of Trial Advocates, an emeritus member of the Board of Overseers of Stetson University College of Law, an emeritus member of the Board of Directors of the College Foundation of the University of Virginia, Alumni Association of the University of Virginia Board of Managers, member of The Rotunda Society of the University of Virginia, member of the Board of Trustees of the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society, Board Certified in Civil Litigation by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification, formerly known as the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and member of The Florida Bar Association. Mr. Searcy writes and lectures extensively about civil trial practice, personal injury and wrongful death.

After earning a B.A. with distinction from the University of Virginia, Mr. Searcy received his Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law, graduating in the top ten percent of his class.

Mr. Searcy’s personal philosophy of advocacy for those in need has made its mark on South Florida, where he supports numerous non-profit organizations committed to helping the disabled, improving education, and advancing community causes.

To learn more about Chris Searcy, see:

Best Lawyers in Florida 2016
Best Lawyers in America (Florida)
Attorney at Law Magazine
Florida Trend Magazine
The Trial Lawyer Magazine
Of Counsel Article
National Law Journal
Florida Super Lawyers – The War Horse
Leaders Magazine

Videos of Chris Searcy

Chris Searcy: Defending the Rights of Injured Victims
Chris Searcy: What You Should Consider in the Event You Have Been Injured
Fighting for Justice with a Team
Last inline First to Die
Lending a Hand and Taking Time to Care
Lending a Hand – Giving Back by Volunteering
Our Florida Injury Law Firm’s Values – Searcy Law
Safer Cars — Putting Safety Before Profits
Taking Time to Care and the Power of One
Volunteering to a Stronger Community
We Fight For You – Searcy Law

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Tallahassee, FL 32301-1231
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