Phillip Bruce Culpepper

Bruce Culpepper

  • Attorney

Practice Areas:

  • Personal Injury


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.


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

Bar Admission

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


  • 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 , - 1962
  • Top Lawyers of Tampa

Pro-Bono Activities

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

Past Positions

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

Professional Associations

  • 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 to 2009
  • Florida Justice Association