During these trying times, we remain open, and are ready and able to sign up new clients while fighting for the rights of our current clients. In order to help protect the health of our potential clients, current clients, and staff, we are actively utilizing video teleconferencing and e-sign digital signatures, in addition to phone and email. No matter the distance between us, our priority remains the same – to fight for the best interests of our clients. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us during this time. Don’t let COVID-19 prevent you from getting the justice you deserve.

Doug Burnetti

Meet Personal Injury Attorney Doug Burnetti

“As a board certified civil trial lawyer, I have had the opportunity to handle many different types of cases in the courtroom including auto accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, and products liability. As the founder of Burnetti, P.A., I am very pleased to have watched the firm develop over the years.

I am also very pleased to see how Burnetti, P.A. has developed into a premier trial lawyer firm. One of our goals for the lawyers of Burnetti, P.A. is that they actually try cases. We believe that trying cases helps protect all of our clients in the long run, and actually helps our clients even at the bargaining table. Additionally, Burnetti, P.A. brings a financial strength for our clients which further helps our clients’ case.”

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About Burnetti, P.A.


  • Born in St. Charles, Illinois, raised in Florida


  • University of Florida, Bachelors Degree
  • University of Florida College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1990

Affiliations & Associations

  • Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer since 1999
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Eagle Member, now known as Florida Justice Association
  • American Inns of Court (former member)
  • AV Preeminent® Martindale-Hubbell since 2002
  • Florida Justice Association Bad Faith Task Force June, 2012 – June, 2013; previously served on the Task Force from July, 2010 – June, 2011
  • Florida Justice Association Board of Directors June, 2010 – June, 2012
  • Florida Justice Association Membership Committee June, 2010 – June, 2011
  • Florida Super Lawyers Since 2014
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Polk County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Rules of Evidence Committee, Florida Bar (former member)
  • Trial Lawyer’s Section of the Florida Bar
  • US District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Spending time with his wife Deni
  • Spending time with his children and grandchildren
  • President, Burnetti Children’s Foundation
  • Member of Heritage Baptist Church

In the News

Burnetti, P.A. Founder Doug Burnetti Earns AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
Lawsuit Filed Against Lakeland Nursing Home in Death of Patient After Fall
Douglas Burnetti Selected to the 2014 Florida Super Lawyers List
Attorney Douglas Burnetti Selected for Florida Super Lawyers List for Second Consecutive Year
Courtroom Accomplishments Earn Douglas Burnetti Nomination to 2016 Florida Super Lawyers

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