O. John  Alpizar

Alpizar Law, LLC
Alpizar Law, LLC
1528 Palm Bay Rd, Palm Bay, FL 32905 United States

Protecting the Rights of Those Facing Serious Injuries

O. John Alpizar has been involved in civil trial litigation locally in Brevard County and Palm Bay since 1978. Growing up, he wanted to be an FBI Agent. To be eligible for the FBI, John pursued a law degree in college. 

While clerking in Ohio he experienced what a career as a personal injury attorney was like and he was hooked. He liked helping people, righting wrongs and leveling the playing field.

John has been helping Palm Bay victims seek justice for more than 40 years. He has obtained numerous million dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients. 

He has litigated and tried to verdict virtually every type of Personal Injury & Wrongful Death case, including cases involving Automobile Accidents, Insurance Company Bad Faith and Premises Liability.

Bar Admissions

Florida Bar, 1978

U.S. District Court for Middle District of Florida

U.S. Court of Appeals for Eleventh Circuit


Bethany College (Cum Laude), B.A., 1975

Capital University, J.D. degree, 1978

Awards and Honors

Martindale Hubbell – AV Rating

Florida Trend Magazine’s – Legal Elite

Florida Super Lawyers – Top 5% of Attorneys in Florida


Author: “Sovereign Rights and Sunken Treasure: Treasure Salvers, Inc. v. Unidentified and Abandoned Sailing Vessel,” 7 Capital University Law Review, 1977.

Speaker, Florida Justice Association Convention, West Palm Beach – “Bad Faith Litigation and Trial Practice”

Community Associations & Leadership Activities

Sponsor: Drive Alive Public Service Program

Board of Trustee and Trustee Emeritus: Bethany College

Member: Brevard Art Museum

Board of Directors: Florida Business Bank

Advisory Board: Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church – Educational Endowment

Member: Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce

Member: Space Coast for Marine Conservation

Former Founding Director, Investor and Board of Directors: Security National Bank of Brevard.

Professional Memberships & Leadership Roles:

Member: American Association for Justice

Member: Brevard County Bar Association

Member: Southern Trial Lawyers Association

Member: Florida Bar Association

Eagle Member: Florida Justice Association

Member: Million Dollar Advocates Forum

5th District Court of Appeals Judicial Nominating Commission, 2011—current

Former Member: 18th Judicial Circuit, Judicial Nominating Committee, 1987-1991

Former Board of Directors, Brevard County Bar Association: 1982-1989; Treasurer, 1987-1988; Secretary, 1988-1989; President-Elect, 1989-1990; President, 1990-1991)

Former Executive Committee, Worker’s Compensation Section, 1986-1989: The Florida Bar

Former Legislative Committee, Florida Justice Association: 1984-1985; Chairman-Elect, Worker’s Compensation Section, 1985-1986; Chairman, Worker’s Compensation Section, 1986-1987; Board of Directors, 1986-1987

Former Member: Florida Bar Grievance Committee, Brevard County, 1984-1987

Former Member: Capital University Law Review Staff, 1977-1978.

Appointed: Fifth District Court of Appeals Judicial Nominating Commission, April 2008 (three-year term) 

Appointed by Florida Gov. Charlie Crist


North American Brain Injury Society, Annual Conference on Legal Issues in Brain Injury, 2008


English & Spanish

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