Philip Bruce Culpepper

Philip Bruce Culpepper

Tampa, Florida

Mr. Culpepper brings over 45 years of trial experience and has been recognized in the publications:  Best Lawyers in America, Florida Super Lawyers, Chambers USA and “Top Lawyers of Tampa.”  He is a former Tallahassee City Commissioner, Captain of the University of Florida Football team and President of the Gator Boosters and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Florida Capital Bank NA.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1966
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida


  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. - 1965
  • University of Florida
    • B.A. - 1963

Honors and Awards

  • The Best Lawyers In America, 2006 - Present
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2008 - Present
  • Chambers USA (Insurance Law) , 2004 - Present
  • Tampa’s Top Attorneys, 2010 - Present
  • Tallahassee City Commissioner - Past Distinction
  • President of UF Gator Boosters - Past Distinction
  • Captain, University of Florida Football
  • Top Lawyers of Tampa

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar, Past member of YLD Board of Governors; Past Board Member of Florida Bar Foundation
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association
  • Leon County Bar Association, 1969 - 2009
  • Florida Justice Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Akerman Senterfitt; Tallahassee, Tampa
  • Haben, Culpepper; Tallahassee
  • Tallahassee City Commissioner

Pro Bono Activities

  • Florida Capital Bank NA, Board of Directors
  • Gator Boosters, President