777 S. Harbour Island Blvd. Suite 950
Tampa, FL 33602
- U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
- Florida Supreme Court
- Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
- U.S. Supreme Court
Attorneys by State
- William F. “Chip” Merlin, Jr., Esq.
- Ashley N. Harris, Esq.
- Christopher N. Mammel, Esq.
- Corey Harris, Esq.
- Craig Kubiak, Esq.
- David J. Pettinato, Esq.
- Douglas L. Grose, Esq.
- Erin Dunnavant, Esq.
- Francisco O. Garcia, Esq.
- Javier Delgado, Esq.
- Jean Niven, Esq.
- Jeffrey L. Greyber, Esq.
- Kelly Kubiak, Esq.
- Larry Bache, Esq.
- Mary Kestenbaum Fortson, Esq.
- Nicole Vinson, Esq.
- Ruck P. Deminico, Esq.
- Sean Shaw, Esq.
- Shane S. Smith, Esq.
- Shaun J. Marker, Esq.
- Tamara C. Chen-See, Esq.
Douglas L. Grose, Esq.
Doug Grose is a litigator with Merlin Law Group and has extensive experience in representation of insureds in numerous states from Florida to California.
Mr. Grose is a graduate of the University of South Florida, and received his J.D. at Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, FL. Doug has been admitted to all State and Federal Courts in Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Supreme Court, and has been admitted pro hac vice in the states of Alabama, California, Illinois, North Carolina, Tennessee, and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Mr. Grose’s representation has included pre-suit client assistance as well as extensive State Court and Federal Court litigation experience for an extensive range of clients from individual home owners to large commercial and condominium related matters. He is active in the American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA), the Florida Justice Association (formerly Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers), and in the nationwide Bad Faith litigation group of the AAJ. His extent of involvement in fire related insurance claims has led him to active involvement in the National Fire Protection Association, National Association of Fire Investigators, and the International Association of Fire Investigators. Mr. Grose has been honored to speak regarding various subjects to the AAJ, FJA, Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters, the Windstorm Network, and the Insurance Committee for Arson Control.
Florida State University College of Law
University of South Florida
Along with William F. “Chip” Merlin, Jr., Mr. Grose was one of the “Founding Fathers” of FAPIA (Florida Association of Pubic Insurance Adjusters) and has been a presenter at many of the organization’s seminars over the years. He is also a proud member of the American Association for Justice, American Trial Lawyers Association and the Florida Association for Justice.
“A Primer on Proving Roof Damage” NAPIA Summer Meeting, June 2011
“Basic Tools for Public Adjusting” – FAPIA Spring Conference, May 2012
“The Florida Bar Condo Law Seminar”
“Hurricane Katrina First Party Insurance Claims Seminar”
“Appraisal – Yesterday and Today” – FAPIA
“The Five Rules of Ethical Public Adjusting” – FAPIA
“Selected Florida Insurance Codes Rules of Professional Conduct Ethics” – FAPIA
“Right and Wrong Rules of the Road” – FAPIA Summer Conference, July 2011
“Deductible Application” Windstorm Conference
“Intake in Bad Faith Cases” AAJ Winter Convention
“First Party Contract Claims; Bad Faith” – AAJ Winter Convention
“Seeking Punitive Damages in Bad Faith Cases” – AAJ Convention
“Appraisal After Schaeffer, Surplus Lines Law” – FAPIA
“Insurance Law Update” – FAPIA
“Fire Investigations” – FAPIA
“Trial of First Party Insurance Case When Client is Accused of Arson” – AAJ
“Grace Under Fire: Protecting Your Insured and Fee” – FAPIA
The Merlin Guide: How to ethically and efficiently adjust claims in Texas – FAPIA
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American Association for Justice
Florida Bar Association
American Bar Association
National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (NAPIA) Associate Member
Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (FAPIA) Associate Member
Federal Bar Association
Florida Justice Association
International Association of Fire Investigators
National Association of Fire Investigators
National Fire Protection Association