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More Than $100,000,000 Recovered for Clients

At Donaldson & Weston, we are dedicated to helping accident victims and their loved ones fight for the compensation they need to cover healthcare costs, lost income, pain and suffering, and other damages. We represent clients throughout Stuart, West Palm Beach, and the entire state of Florida in cases ranging from car accidents and elder abuse to premises liability and boating accidents.

With many decades of combined experience, personal injury attorneys Scott Donaldson and Dante Weston have the knowledge and legal strategies to help you pursue the settlement or verdict you deserve. From taking on motor carriers in truck accident cases to helping families bring wrongful death claims, Scott and Dante can assist with a wide range of tort lawsuits.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following: 

  • Car Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
  • Premises Liability
  • Social Security Disability
  • Slip and Fall
  • Loss of Value Claims

Call 772-266-5555 today to arrange your free initial consultation

­­­Attorney Scott Donaldson

Education: 

  • B.S., The University of Florida & The Florida State University, 2000
  • J.D., The Stetson University College of Law, 2003

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • Martin County Trial Lawyers Committee
  • Board of Directors TCCM
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Martin County Bar Association
  • St. Lucie County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach Justice Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Treasure Coast Justice Association
  • Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in Florida (National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys)
  • Listed in Best Attorneys of America (Rue Ratings)
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of Florida (American Trial Lawyers Association)
  • Member Nation’s Top One Percent (The National Association of Distinguished Counsel)
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Florida (National Trial lawyers Association)
  • Nationally Ranked as Top 40 Under 40 (National Trial lawyers Association)
  • Listed in Florida Trends Legal Elite as one of the Top Attorneys in Florida
  • 10 Best Under 40 in Florida (American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys)
  • Listed in Super Lawyers in Recognition of Excellence in General Personal Injury
  • Recognized among "Best Lawyers" by U.S. News Lawyer Directory

­­­Attorney Dante Weston

Bar Admissions:

  • State, Year

Education: 

  • B.A., Brown University, 2002
  • J.D., Stetson University College of Law, 2006

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • Florida, Federal Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • National Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Rating
  • American Bar Association (Trial Evidence Committee)
  • The Florida Justice Association
  • Listed in Super Lawyers in Recognition of Excellence in General Personal Injury
  • Martindale Hubbell Client Distinction Award

­­­Attorney Amanda Kawecki

Bar Admissions:

  • State, Year

Education: 

  • B.A., Florida State University, Cum Laude, 2005
    • Broad and Cassel Scholar, 2006-2008
  • J.D., Florida State University College of Law, 2008
    • Former Assistant State Attorney for the 19th Judicial Circuit, 2008-2013

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • Treasure Coast Justice Association, Founding member and past president
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Martin County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • The United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • The Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (10 Best)
  • National Alliance of Women in Law (Top 40)
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best High Verdict and Settlement
  • Best of the Best Attorney (Top 10)
  • Personal Injury American Institute of Legal Advocates, Elite Advocate
  • Lawyers of Distinction

­­­Attorney John Pape

Education: 

  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, Summa Cum Laude, 1993
    • University of Miami Law Review (Top 6% of class)
  • B.A., University of Miami, Magna Cum Laude, 1988

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • Martin County Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Verdict7 Member: Reserved for plaintiffs' attorneys who have garnered verdicts in excess of $1,000,000
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Premier Lawyers of America--Gold Premier Member
  • Graduated in top 6% of class from Miami School of Law
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Miami
  • Exclusively representing injured clients throughout the State of Florida since 1993

­­­Attorney Jack Sobel

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida Bar: Member Since 1977

Education: 

  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1977: President Student Bar Association; Honor Council
  • B.S., Yale University, 1972

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • Full time trial and appellate practice since 1977.
  • Board certified as a civil trial specialist by the Florida Bar since 1996.
  • Tried more than 100 civil cases to verdict in suits involving personal injury and wrongful death, medical and legal malpractice, premises liability, assaults, animal attacks, Dram Shop (liquor) liability, breach of contract, negligent security, bad faith insurance claim handling and defective products.
  • Briefed and argued dozens of reported appellate cases including: Fieldhouse v. Public Health Trust, 374 So.2d 476 (Fla. 1979); Sun Tech v. Fortune Personnel Agency, 412 So.2d 962 (Fla. 4th DCA 1982); Stahl v. Metropolitan Dade County, 438 So.2d 14 (Fla. 3d DCA 1983); Higdon v. Metropolitan Dade County, 446 So.2d 203 (Fla. 3d DCA 1984); Georgia American Insurance Co. v. Rios, 491 So.2d 1290 (Fla. 2d DCA 1986); Reynolds v. Dade County School Board, 621 So.2d 748 (Fla. 3d DCA 1993); New Hampshire Ins. Co. v. Oliver, 730 So.2d 700 (Fla. 4th DCA 1999); and Jones v. Williams Pawn and Gun, 800 So.2d 267 (Fla. 4th DCA 2001).
  • Student Bar Association President - University of Miami School of Law.
  • Intern law clerk for Judge C. Clyde Atkins of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
  • Member of several local, state and national trial lawyer organizations, including the bi-partisan American Board of Trial Advocates.
  • Past chairman of a 19th Judicial Circuit Bar Grievance Committee.
  • Past president of the Martin County Bar Association (MCBA).
  • Established the MCBA’s annual golf tournament to benefit the association’s scholarship fund for outstanding local high school seniors.
  • Mentored many young lawyers regarding civil litigation and trial practice.
  • Author: The Judge’s Lawyer (2020) (fictional account of a young lawyer’s legal experiences in post-Mariel Miami)
  • Author: The Flower Man’s Daughter (2010) (fictional account of a rookie CIA officer’s experiences in Chile during the military coup that overthrew socialist President Salvador Allende).

­­­Attorney George Clause

Education: 

  • J.D., Vermont Law School, Cum Laude, 2019
  • B.S., Ithaca College, 2016
  • Vermont Law School Law Review

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • Florida Bar Association
  • Lawyer Pilot’s Bar Association
  • Production Coordinator Vermont Law Review
  • Recipient of the National Outstanding Clinical Student Award
  • Highest Grades in both Legal Research and Legislation and Regulation
  • Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry
  • Graduated Cum Laude from Vermont Law School
  • Instrument Rated, Private Pilot

Office Locations

Lake Mary Office
1145 Townpark Ave
Suite 2225
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Stuart Office
2400 SE Federal Hwy.
#320
Stuart, FL 34994
West Palm Beach Office
515 N. Flagler Drive
P300
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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