Alan R. Parlapiano

Gainesville Personal Injury Attorney

Mr. Parlapiano serves as counsel to the firm Fine, Farkash, & Parlapiano. He began his studies at Edison Junior College, where he received his A.A. degree. In 1967, he graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Journalism and was a member of Phi Alpha Delta, a prestigious fraternity dedicated to legal studies. He then continued his studies at the University of Florida Levin College of Law and earned his J.D. degree in 1970. In that same year, he was admitted to the Florida Bar, the United States District Court Northern District of Florida in 1972, United States Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit in 1981, and United States Court of Federal Claims in 1994.

From 1971-1979, Mr. Parlapiano served in the Florida Public Defender’s Office as a Public Defender. Throughout his time as an experienced attorney, he utilized his certified legal specialties, such as personal injury/wrongful death, and served as the Florida Circuit Civil Mediator in 1998. Mr. Parlapiano is now devoted to advocating for the injured in various areas of practice.

Areas of Practice

Animal Bites — Plaintiff

Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff

Premises Liability — Plaintiff

Railroad Accidents — Plaintiff

Slip and Fall — Plaintiff

Wrongful Death — Plaintiff

Chemicals and Cosmetics


Machinery and Tools

Motor Vehicle Defects

Recreational Products

Dental Malpractice

Legal Malpractice

Medical Malpractice

Notable Cases

In the Interest of C.H.H. et al v. State, 298 So.2d 208 (Fla App 1974)

Helton v. State, 311 So.2d 381 (Fla. App. 1975)

Professional Associations and Memberships

Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Member, 1984 – Present

Inns of Court, Master & Group Leader