Rick Martindale, Esquire
Attorney Rick Martindale is a former licensed insurance adjuster as well as a former insurance defense attorney. Rick was awarded a full scholarship by the U.S. Air Force to attend Indiana University. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance Insurance. While at Indiana University, he made the Dean's list and was a member of the Honors Division. Rick was also awarded the Silver ROTC Medal for exhibiting outstanding leadership qualities and military bearing. After Indiana University he worked as an insurance adjuster for automobile insurance companies and ultimately owned an independent adjusting firm, Florida Claims Specialists.
Rick Martindale was exposed first hand to unjust insurance company practices and felt that a career change had to be made, so he began his legal journey. He was accepted by Stetson, Florida State and the University Florida College of Law in Gainesville, but chose to be a proud "Gator Lawyer" at UF.
Following law school, Rick moved with his wife, Attorney Stacy Martindale, to Central Florida to begin his legal career. Initially, Rick practiced law in a general civil and medical malpractice defense firm that represented numerous large companies in the Central Florida area.
Because Attorney Rick Martindale's true passion lies with helping people and making a difference in his community he opened his own law firm in 2002. Rick Martindale has helped in excess of 1,500 clients seek justice for their injuries or when their insurance company wrongfully refused to pay their claim.
Rick is a member of the Hispanic Christian Church Association of Central Florida and is the recipient of the 2005 Love & Compassion Award from Florida Christian Social Services, Inc, for service to the faith community. Rick is also extremely proud to have been voted Orlando Attorney of the Year by Premio Paoli, 2004, 2005 and 2007.
Attorney Rick Martindale is dedicated to helping those who have suffered due to the carelessness of others and those who have been mistreated by their own insurance company. Please contact us to discuss your potential case.