Dave Roy – Attorney
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Mr. Roy moved to the Palm Beach area in 1979 where he attended Palm Beach Public Elementary and Middle Schools. He then attended Twin Lakes High School in downtown West Palm Beach. During High School, Mr. Roy was an accomplished competitor in Forensics (debating), Governor of the American Legion Boys State, and a recipient of the Pathfinder Award in debating from the Palm Beach Post. Mr. Roy began working in the legal field shortly after high school, initially for a local private attorney and then for State Attorney David Bludworth.
Mr. Roy attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio (where he was President of the Pre-Law Society). He returned to Florida and graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic College (now University). After graduating from Palm Beach Atlantic College, he attended the University of Miami School of Law where he became the Editor-in-Chief of the University of Miami School of Law newspaper, The Res Ipsa Loquitur.
Upon graduation from Law School in 1996, Mr. Roy was admitted to the Florida Bar. In addition, that same year, he was also admitted to the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Florida and then licensed in Federal Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Mr. Roy has extensive experience in Civil Litigation, Family Law, Criminal Defense, Real Estate Transactions, Foreclosure Defense and Bankruptcy. He is a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Palm Beach County Justice Association.
Mr. Roy is the founding member and sole shareholder of ROY & ASSOCIATES, P.A. Mr. Roy started his own law practice shortly after graduating from the University of Miami School of Law. The first personal injury lawsuit that Mr. Roy was hired to litigate when he began his practice settled for $1.7 Million. He has also settled many other cases, including a serious bodily injury lawsuit for $2 Million.
Mr. Roy lives in West Palm Beach, Florida and has two young daughters. He enjoys golf, racquetball and travel.