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J. Donovan Whibbs

In 2012, Donovan was selected by Florida Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star,” an honor extended to only two and a half percent of Florida lawyers each year. Donovan Whibbs received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama in 1994. In 1997, he received his J.D. from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where he was Associate Editor for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy. He is a member of both the Florida and Alabama Bars. Mr. Whibbs is a member of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Florida Bar, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers and the Escambia-Santa Rosa County Bar Association. His practice focuses primarily on workers’ compensation and personal injury.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida 1997
  • Alabama 1998

Associations & Activities

  • Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2012
  • Escambia/Santa Rosa County Bar Association, 1997 – Present
  • Young Lawyer’s Executive Committee
  • Florida Bar Association, 1997 – Present
  • Alabama Bar Association, 1997 – Present
  • Association of Florida Trial Lawyers, 2000
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2000
  • Associate Editor, American Journal of Trial Advocacy, 1995 – 1996
  • Merit Award, Legal Research and Writing, 1994 – 1995
  • Book Award, Bankruptcy, 1997

Education

  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA Class of 1994
    • B.A.
    • History
  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama Class of 1997
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Dean’s list
    • Law Journal:  American Journal of  Trial Advocacy, 1996 – 1997
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