Robert C. Gray has been involved in civil trial litigation, Social Security Disability claims and workers' compensation litigation since 1984 when certified in the State of Oklahoma as a licensed legal intern, and from 1985 to the present, as a licensed attorney in the State of Florida. Mr. Gray has substantial jury trial experience; has handled hundreds of workers' compensation merit hearings and has presented oral arguments before the Florida Supreme Court and District Courts. Presently Mr. Gray's practice is devoted exclusively to Auto Accident Litigation, Mediation and Social Security Appeals.
Attended University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, 1978 - 1982 and received Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice.
Attended Oklahoma City University Law School, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1982 - 1985 and received Juris Doctorate.
Practiced law in Brandon, Florida as an Associate with the firm of B. Lee Elam, P.A., 1985 - 1986.
Practiced law in Palm Bay, Florida as an Associate with the firm of O. John Alpizar, P.A., 1986 - 1991.
Practiced law in Palm Bay, Florida as a Partner and Shareholder with the firm of Alpizar & Gray, P.A., 1991 - June 1995.
Practiced law in Melbourne, Florida as President and Owner of Robert C. Gray, P.A., June 1995 – December 31, 2003.
Practiced law in Melbourne, Florida as Senior/Managing Partner of Gray & Curran, L.C., January 1, 2004 – February 28, 2007.
Presently practicing law in Melbourne, Florida as President and Owner of Robert C. Gray, P.A., March 1, 2007 to present.
Presently serving as a Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Circuit Court Mediator; March 2007 to present; Mediator Number 21025R.
Robert C. Gray, in January 1996, was awarded Martindale-Hubbell's national Law Directory's highest accolade: an "AV" rating. This rating is as a result of extensive review of legal
expertise and professional reputation and signifies that the recipient's legal abilities are of the very highest standard and that his professional ethics and conduct are above question.
Robert C. Gray, in March 2007, became a Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Circuit Court Mediator. This certification has allowed Mr. Gray to serve as a Mediator in a large number of “workers’ compensation” and “personal injury” disputes.
Robert C. Gray has been lead trial counsel or appellate counsel in various significant reported cases.
Opperman v. Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Co., 515 So.2d 263 (Fla. 5th DCA 1987)
Wilson v. Harris Corp., 557 So.2d 50 (Fla. 1st DCA 1989)
Builders Square v. Drake, 557 So.2d 115 (Fla. 1st DCA 1990)
Schultz v. Mister Donut of America, 564 So.2d 236 (Fla. 1st DCA 1990)
Caron v. Systematic Air Services, 576 So.2d 372 (Fla. 1st DCA 1991)
Milmir Construction v. Smith, 582 So.2d 52 (Fla. 1st DCA 1991)
Bojangles v. Kuring, 598 So.2d 250 (Fla. 1st DCA 1992)
Roll v. Sebastian Inlet SRA, 609 So.2d 674 (Fla. 1st DCA 1992)
*Powell v. Allstate Insurance Co., 652 So.2d 354 (Fla. 1995)
Raytheon Services v. Genna, 742 So.2d 862 (Fla. 1st DCA 1999)
*This very substantial Florida Supreme Court case resulted in national attention for Mr. Gray including live interviews on the CBS Morning Show and several radio shows; extensive coverage on CBS Evening News with Dan Rather; multiple local television shows; and national print media coverage. After Mr. Gray presented his oral arguments before the Florida Supreme Court, the Court unanimously reversed the prior lower Court decision in favor of Mr. Gray’s clients. This case has been repeatedly cited in subsequent similar cases and is a frequent topic at Continuing Legal Education seminars.