Dennis Dean Smejkal

Dennis Dean Smejkal

Orlando, Florida

Dennis Smejkal enjoys an AV rating, the highest rating assigned by the Martindale-Hubbell. He has been listed by the Best Lawyers in America since 2005, Florida Super Lawyers 2007 and Orlando, The City's Magazine Top Lawyers Since 2005. He is a past chairman of the Executive Council, Workers' Compensation Section of the Florida Bar and the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, now known as the Florida Justice Association. He is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and is on the Board of Directors of the Florida Workers' Advocates, a member of the Orange County Bar Association, the Florida Bar, and admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida.

Having grown up in Brevard County, Dennis Smejkal attended the Brevard County Public School system. After three years in the U.S. Navy he attended Brevard Community College while in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He graduated from the University of Florida in 1982, then Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University in 1987. He began representing injured workers' in the law firm of Hurt & Parrish, P.A. from 1988 to 1993, then was a partner at the law firm of Parrish & Smejkal, P.A. 1993 to 2008. He has now established The Law Office of Dennis Dean Smejkal, P.A and will continue his representation of injured persons. Headquartered in Orlando, he continues to practice throughout Central Florida.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida


  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1987
  • Brevard Community College, Brevard County, Florida
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida - 1982

Honors and Awards

  • AV rating by the Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America Since 2005
  • Florida Super Lawyers 2007
  • Orlando Super Lawyers
  • The City’s Magazine Top Lawyers Since 2005

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar, Workers’ Compensation Section, Past Chairman of the Executive Council
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers (now known as the Florida Justice Association)
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • Florida Workers’ Advocates, Board of Directors
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Bar, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Hurt & Parrish, P.A., 1988 - 1993
  • Parrish & Smejkal, P.A., Partner, 1993 - 2008