Alan Espy was raised in north Florida but has called Palm Beach County home since graduating from the University of Florida College of Law in 1983. He has practiced exclusively in the area of civil litigation with extensive experience in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death, insurance disputes, commercial and business litigation and in the litigation of probate and trust matters.
Mr. Espy has obtained numerous verdicts and settlements in excess of a million dollars on behalf of his clients in a wide range of different types of cases. He started Alan C. Espy , P.A. in 1993 and moved the firm to its present location in Palm Beach Gardens in 2001.
Mr. Espy has been board certified as a civil trial lawyer by the Florida Bar since 1992 and has been re-certified five times. He holds an AV rating for his legal ability and ethical standards from Martindale-Hubbell, the nation’s oldest guide to the legal profession. This is the highest rating a lawyer can obtain from Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Espy is also listed in Best Lawyers in America and Florida Super Lawyers, publications devoted to listing the top 5% of lawyers nationally and in the state of Florida through independent research and peer evaluation. Mr. Espy has also been listed as a top lawyer in civil litigation by Palm Beach Illustrated Magazine and Jupiter Magazine.
In addition to being admitted to practice law by The Florida Bar, Mr. Espy is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida.
Mr. Espy is the father of three daughters and has long been active in community affairs concerning the health and welfare of children. He enjoys running and has completed the Chicago and New York City marathons.
University of Florida, B.S.B.A. (1980)
University of Florida, J. D. (with honors) (1983)
The Florida Bar, 1983
The United States District Court, Southern District of Florida (1984)
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
(June 1, 1992-present)
Awards and Honors
Best Lawyers in America (top 5% of lawyers nationwide)…listed for personal injury litigation, commercial litigation and insurance law
AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell ( 1992-present)
Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers ( top 5% of lawyers statewide) 2008-2010, 2014-2022
Palm Beach Illustrated Magazine “Top Lawyers in Civil Litigation,” 2019-2022
Jupiter Magazine “Top Lawyers in Civil Litigation,” 2021
Member, Board of Directors, The Eric Dolch Children’s Encephalitis Foundation
past member, Corporate Board of Directors, The Benjamin School
past member, Board of Directors, Friends of Abused Children
past member, Board of Directors, The Center For Children in Crisis