Eric W. Dickey is a first party property lawyer with extensive experience in large commercial and condominium losses.
Prior to joining Williams Law, he worked at one of Florida’s largest defense firms representing fortune 500 companies and major insurers in connection with first party property matters. Prior to his “big law” practice, he worked as a prosecutor handling crimes ranging from DUI to homicide. He has tried more than 50 jury trials and more than 200 non-jury trials both in and outside the state of Florida.
Eric W. Dickey is a true Florida native, growing up on Indian Rocks Beach, a small beach town between Clearwater and St. Petersburg. Mr. Dickey left his hometown to go to college in Orlando and law school in Tallahassee.
Eric W. Dickey received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Studies, with honors, from the University of Central Florida in 1998 after having completed his college studies in three years. He graduated, with honors, from Florida State University College of Law in 2001. During law school, he served as an Executive Board Member of the highly selective Trial Team while competing in numerous state and national competitions. In addition, he served as the hand-picked research assistant to the law school dean, clerked for a prominent Circuit Court Judge, and was recognized for his dedication to pro bono work during law school.
Eric W. Dickey’s published works include: Property Insurance Litigator’s Handbook, American Bar Association (2007); So You’ve Decided To Commit Bad-Faith, Mealey’s Litigation Report, Vol. 20, #2, May 17, 2006; The Insurer’s Dilemma: Fighting Fraud While Avoiding Bad Faith, Mealey’s Litigation Report, Vol. 19, #18, January 24, 2006; Detours: Campbell Stops At The Willow Inn, Mealey’s Litigation Report, Vol. 18, #24, April 20, 2005; Punitive Damages and Hip-Hop, Mealey’s Litigation Report, Vol. 18, #9, September 7, 2004; History Repeats Itself: Catastrophic Storm Claims and Fraud, Mealey’s Litigation Report, Vol. 15, #4, September 2008; You Must Be Kidding, Mealey’s Litigation Report, Vol. 15, #10, November 2008; Fighting the Animal, Mealey’s Litigation Report, Vol. 15, #8, January 2009; The Wheels On The Bus Go Round, Mealey’s Litigation Report, Vol. 15, #10, March 2009; Fraud of Historic Proportions, Mealey’s Litigation Report, Vol. 15, #12, May 2009; Deflating the Fraudulent Insurance Claim, Mealey’s Litigation Report, Vol. 16, #4, September 2009; and I Like My Claims Toasted: A Case of Sub Shop Fraud and Arson, Mealey’s Litigation Report, Vol. 16, #6, November 2009.
Eric W. Dickey is a member of The Florida Bar, the Hillsborough County Bar Association, and is admitted to practice in all of the state courts of Florida, the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida, and the United States Supreme Court.