Born and raised in Minnesota, Tony Sos transferred from Northern State University in South Dakota to UCF when his family moved to Orlando. A Florida resident ever since, Sos attended the Levin College of Law at University of Florida. He joined the law firm of Dellecker Wilson King McKenna Ruffier & Sos in 2004. The firm specializes in personal injury law. In a community flooded with personal injury commercials, DWKMRS does not advertise, instead relying on their reputation and referrals.
Tony has distinguished himself in the courtroom by consistently achieving verdicts on behalf of his clients. Some notable results include a $5.3 million dollar verdict for a client who was rear-ended in a motor vehicle collision and sustained significant brain injuries, $1.7 million dollar verdict for an elderly woman who was financially exploited by a con artist, and a $3 million dollar verdict for a wife who lost her husband to a drunk driver.
Working with people who have been seriously injured has inspired Sos to be an advocate for accident prevention. For example, as part of a medical malpractice settlement on behalf of a client, he championed the implementation of a software program at a local hospital that automatically converts kilograms to pounds after working with a client who was injured from an improper medication dosage as the result of a conversion error.
Sos has been recognized as a “Florida Super Lawyer” every year from 2013 to the present.
Sos is passionately dedicated to building a better community and helping people in need. He has been an executive board member of United Cerebral Palsy of Central Florida and in 2016 was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors. Sos is also a mentor to the young lawyers of the Orange County Bar Association, where he has been an active contributing member for the duration of his career. He also currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Legal Aid Society as well as the Orange County Bar Executive Council.
University of Central Florida, B.A. Legal Studies
- Trial Team: President
- Golden Key National Honor Society
University of Florida College of Law, J.D.
- Honors: Legal Research and Writing
- Book Award-Trial Practice
- Trial Team:
- President & Vice-President
- First Place Chester Bedell Florida Bar Trial Competitions
- Best Advocate, UF Intramural Competition
Courts Admitted to:
- All Courts in the State of Florida
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
- United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Orange County Bar Association
- President (2019-2020)
- Executive Council (2014-2020)
- Co-Chair Law Week Committee (2013-2014)
- Legal Aid Society Board of Trustees (2015-2018)
- Young Lawyers Section
- President (2012)
- Treasurer (2010)
- Secretary (2009)
- Mentor (on-going)
The Florida Bar
- Trial Lawyers Section
- Grievance Committee (2015-2018)
Florida Justice Association
American Association for Justice
UCP of Central Florida
- Board Chair, 2016 – 2018
- Executive Board Member 2009 – Present
Mentor for at-risk High School students
Lake Silver Foundation Board
Legal Aid Society, Board of Trustees (2014-2017)
Mastering the Deposition: A Critical Workshop
Presentation: Preparing Your Witness for Deposition
Federal Traps for State Court Practitioners Conference, sponsored by Orange County Bar Association, Appellate Practice Committee
Presentation: Tips and Traps for Trial Lawyers in Federal Court
7th Annual Circuit Court Boot Camp: Learn the Do’s and Don’t’s
Presentation: Discovery and E-Discovery
Author, Law Practice Today
“Boots on the Ground Marketing Tips for the Young Lawyer”
Speaker, Orange County Bar Association
“Mentoring New Lawyers”
Panelist, American Association for Justice and Barry University’s College of Law
“Professionalism and Ethics”
Lecturer, National Business Institute
“Automobile Litigation: Strategic Issues and Answers”
Lecturer, Loman Education Services
“Nursing Home Negligence in Florida”
Super Lawyer Florida: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Super Lawyer: Rising Star: 2009-2012
Florida Trend “Up and Comer” Legal Elite: 2007, 2014
Lawrence G. Matthews, Jr. Young Lawyers Professionalism Award 2015
Orlando attorney Tony Sos explains how he works with clients and navigates cases. Trial skills and intellectual competency are important, but paying attention to clients and their cases is what makes the difference.
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