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Richard H. Gaunt Jr.

  • Partner


Panama City, FL





Richard Gaunt grew up in Bay County and graduated from Bay County High School. After graduating from Stetson University College of Law, he practiced personal injury law in South Florida for more than thirty years. He has been a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney since 1985 and has tried to verdict more than one hundred civil cases as lead and/or sole counsel. Richard is an AV Preeminent-rated* attorney by Martindale-Hubbell. His office is located in the Panama City offices of Walborsky & Bradley.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Wrongful Death

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney, Florida Bar, 1985

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida Trial Bar
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1982


  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida
    • J.D. - 05/1976
  • Maryville College, Maryville, Tennessee
    • B.A. - 1973
    • Major: Economics

Past Employment Positions

  • Gaunt, Pratt, Radford, Methe & Rockenbach, Senior Partner, 1988 to 2010