3360 Capital Circle NE
Tallahassee FL 32308
Vinse was born in Gainesville and grew up in Pensacola.
Vinse was born in Gainesville and grew up in Pensacola. He graduated from the University of South Florida and obtained his law degree from the University of Florida in 1976 following four years of service as an officer in the United States Army. His first position as a lawyer was with the State Attorney for the Second Judicial Circuit here in North Florida where he sharpened his skills and gained valuable courtroom experience prosecuting criminal cases in Leon, Wakulla, Gadsden, Jefferson, and Franklin Counties. After leaving the State Attorney's Office Vinse practiced in a general practice firm doing commercial litigation, criminal defense, and some personal injury and medical malpractice. In 1983 he began to emphasize personal injury litigation and now represents people injured by medical malpractice or defective medical and pharmaceutical products exclusively. Vinse has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1976 and also practices in Federal Court. He is an Eagle member of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers and a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He has been a guest lecturer on trial practice at Florida State Law School, has presented continuing legal education courses to other Florida trial lawyers, and has taught evidence to cadets at the Florida Highway Patrol Academy. Vinse is a past member of the Board of Directors of Florida Children's Home Society and has been recognized by the Florida Supreme Court for providing pro bono legal services to people unable to afford counsel.
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Dana was born and raised in Pensacola, Florida.
Dana was born and raised in Pensacola, Florida. She graduated from Florida State University, cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work. She later earned her Master of Social Work degree from Florida State in 2003. Dana earned her law degree from Florida State, magna cum laude, in December 2007 and is a member of the Order of the Coif. She is a member of the Florida Bar and is the newest shareholder of the firm.
Dana has a varied legal background with experience in civil litigation, family law, criminal law, and law office administration. For over 14 years, she worked as a litigation paralegal, specializing in the area of medical malpractice. After obtaining her M.S.W., Dana worked as a mental health counselor. She later became a Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator and settled several marital and custody disputes. Her background in the mental health field has strengthened her desire to help at-risk persons and those who are most in need of an effective legal advocate. She understands what it means to be the "little person" going up against big business and insurance companies.
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Juris Doctorate with High Honors
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