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Andy Dogali

Dogali Law Group, P.A.
  • Construction Law, Legal Malpractice, Insurance Claims ...
  • Florida
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Andy Dogali was born in San Diego, California in 1962. He received his B.A. Degree, magna cum laude, from Florida State University in 1983. He received his Juris Doctor, with honors, from the Florida State University College of Law in 1986. He was admitted to the Bar in 1986 and co-founded the firm of Forizs & Dogali, P.A. In 2013 he aquired sole ownership of Forizs & Dogali and re-named the firm Dogali Law Group. Mr. Dogali is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Florida, and has appeared in litigated matters in more than a dozen other jurisdictions. He is a member of the American, Florida, and Hillsborough County Bar Associations. He has been an officer and/or member of many bar sections and committees, including: •Florida Bar Law Office Management Assistance Service (LOMAS), Advisory Board: Chair, 2008 – 2011; Vice-Chair, 2006 – 2008; member, 2005 – 2011 •Florida Bar Practice Management and Development Section: Chair, 2001 – 2002; Past Chair, 2002-2003; Legislative Chair 2005-2008; member, 1999 – 2007 •Florida Bar Committee on Technology: Chair, 1999 – 2001; Vice-Chair, 1998 – 1999; member, 1997 – 1998 •Florida Bar Business Law Section: member, 2006 – present •Florida Bar Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section: 2011 – present •ABA Law Practice Management Section: member, 2002 – present •ABA Forum on the Construction Industry: member, 1994 – present •ABA Tort and Insurance Practice Section: member, 1994 – present •ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee: Chair, Emerging Issues Subcommittee Chair, 2011 – 2013; member, 2000 – present •Hillsborough County Bar Association Construction Law Committee: member, 2011 – present Mr. Dogali’s law practice includes a wide range of civil litigation matters, chiefly in the areas of insurance, construction, malpractice, disability claims, products liability, and more.

Practice Areas
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Legal Malpractice
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Additional Practice Area
  • Disability discrimination
  • Free Consultation
    Frequently, depending upon the case and case type.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Occasionally, depending upon the case and case type.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English
Professional Experience
Dogali Law Group, P.A.
- Current
Owner/Managing Partner
Forizs & Dogali, P.A.
James, Hoyer, Newcomer, Forizs & Smiljanich, P.A.
Blasingame, Forizs & Smiljanich, P.A.
Associate Attorney
Blasingame, Forizs & Smiljanich, P.A.
Law clerk
Aurell, Fons, Radey & Hinkle
Supreme Court of Florida
Justice Leander J. Shaw, Jr.
Florida Senate Criminal Justice Committee
Previously known as the Florida Senate Judiciary-Criminal Committee
Law clerk
Holland & Knight LLP
Florida State University College of Law
J.D. (1986)
Honors: With honors
Activities: Intern, Supreme Court of Florida; Intern, Senate Criminal Justice Committee; Law clerk, multiple firms; Research assistant; Editor, Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law
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Florida State University College of Law
B.S. (1983)
Honors: magna cum laude
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Gulf Coast State College
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Articles & Publications
Insurance 101: Insurer's Use of Extrinsic Evidence for Duty to Defend in Florida
American Bar Association
Florida Consumer Financial Transactions
The Florida Bar
Ad Litem Representation of Absent Defendants in Florida Mortgage Foreclosures
The Florida Bar
Bar Examination Review Guides
Harcourt, Brace and Jovanovich Legal and Professional Publications, Inc.
Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law
Florida State University College of Law
Speaking Engagements
Various speaking engagements
Topics include, e.g., economic loss rule; class action litigation; architect and engineer liability and risk management; law firm practice management; ADA and building code liability; copyrighting construction plans
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Dogali Law Group, P.A.
19321 US Hwy 19 N
Suite 307
Clearwater, FL 33764
Toll-Free: (813) 289-0700
Telephone: (813) 289-0700
Monday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)