Philip Bruce Culpepper

  • Attorney



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
  • Florida Super Lawyer
  • Chambers USA (Insurance Law)
  • Tampa’s Top Attorneys
  • 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 to 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, Present
  • Gator Boosters, President

Client Stories

Imagine you are driving along minding your own business when a semi hits a median after crossing three lanes of traffic, blocking your lane. Unable to stop in time, you strike the truck’s cab with your much smaller vehicle. We don’t have to imagine that scenario because one of our clients lived it. Though he was unable to walk away from the crash without injury, we were able to help him walk away from the incident with a settlement that will make things easier for him and his family.