Dale moved to Tampa Bay after graduating from Duke University School of Law in 1989. He received his B.A. degree with honors from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986. Prior to establishing his own firm, Dale worked as an attorney at one of the Bay’s largest law firms, Johnson, Blakely, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, P.A. He is a member of The Florida Bar Association and Trial Lawyers Section. He is an Eagle member of the Florida Justice Association. He is also a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the Clearwater Bar Association, and a Barrister with Tampa Bay Inns of Court. Dale is a member of The Florida Bar’s Speakers Bureau and speaks often to groups on topics related to insurance law. Dale is admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He has served several terms as President for both Duke University and the University of Pennsylvania’s local alumni associations.