Biography Overview

David I. Rickey was born in Independence, Missouri, August 24, 1963. He graduated from Harry Truman High School in 1981. He received his high school letter in Speech and Debate. In 1986 he received his bachelors in International Relations from the University of Central Florida. He joined the US Army Reserve in that same year and began attending University of Florida College of Law.

After graduating in 1989 he joined the firm of Woolfolk, Estes, Keough & Jordan practicing primarily in Medical Malpractice. In 1990 his Army Reserve Unit was activated and he served in the first Gulf War as a Staff Sergeant with the 351st Military Police.

Following the war, he joined the Morgan Firm in 1992 where he has practiced ever since fighting for the rights of the working people of Florida. Currently, he focuses his practice on workers' compensation. David I. Rickey is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyer Magazine in 2010 through 2013.

Practice Areas

Record Decisions

  • Martinez v. Association of Poincian, 642 So.2d 118 (Fla. 1st DCA) 1994
  • Wagner v. Scotty's Inc. 675 So.2d 694, (Fla. 1st DCA) 1996
  • Kennedy v. Orlando Shader Realty, 711 So.2d 156, (Fla. 1st DCA) 1998
  • Titone v. Cardiac Control System, Inc., 717 So.2d 183, (Fla. 1st DCA) 1998
  • Scott v. Mohawk Canoes, 730 So.2d 731, (Fla. 1st DCA) 1999
  • H.Q. Bass Excavating v. Bittner, 728 So.2d 1194, (Fla. 1st DCA) 1999
  • Specialty Employee Leasing v. David, 737 So.2d 1170, (Fla. 1st DCA) 1999
  • Handy-0Man/Knep, Inc. v. Weinstein, 802 So.2d 1186, (Fla. 1st DCA) 2002
  • Gallagher v. Walgreen's Distribution Center, 808 So.2d 287, (Fla. 1st DCA) 2002
  • Workman v. Joe Brown Aluminum, 816 So.2d 1182, (Fla. 1st DCA) 2002
  • Lombardi v. Southern Wine & Spirits, 890 So.2d 1128, (Fla. 1st DCA) 2004
  • Blue Stone Real Estate v. Ward, 962 So.2d 945, (Fla. 1st DCA) 2007
  • Costlow v. Hydro Aluminum, 22 So.3d 71, (Fla. 1st DCA) 2009
  • Oldcastle Lawn and Garden v. Brown, 23 So.3d 1186, (Fla. 1st DCA) 2009
  • Seigler v. RMC Americas of Florida, LLC, 57 So.3d 913, (Fla. 1st DCA) 2011
  • Dwyer Industries, Inc. v. Burgos, 70 So.3d 590, (Fla. 1st DCA) 2011


  • The Florida Bar
  • Workers' Compensation Section
  • Employment Law Section
  • Florida Workers Advocates


  • University of Central Florida, B.A., 1986
  • University of Florida, J.D., 1989
    • Phi Delta Phi
    • Phi Alpha Delta
    • Former Adjunct Professor U.C.F teaching contracts, legal research, and writing

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