Practices Personal Injury Product Liability Wrongful Death Business and Civil Litigation Insurance Law
Bar Admissions Florida
Education University of Oklahoma, B.A., with distinction, 1966 Florida State University, J.D., with high honors, 1973
Experience Danny L. Kepner’s practice includes many general legal matters, with much of his time spent in civil litigation, including personal injury and wrongful death cases, many involving medical malpractice. Mr. Kepner is admitted to practice in all Florida State courts, the United States Courts of Appeal for the 6th and 11th Circuits, the United States Claims Court, and the United States Supreme Court. He has been Board certified in civil trial practice for over 30 years. He is also certified as a Circuit Court Civil Mediator. He has served as secretary of the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association, chairman of the local Florida Bar Grievance Committee, chairman of the statewide Florida Bar Clients’ Security Fund Committee, and as a grader of Florida Bar Examinations. He is former member of the First Circuit Senior Judge’s Review Board. During law school, he was a member of Florida State University’s intercollegiate Moot Court Team and co-author of the law school’s legal research handbook. A veteran of the Vietnam conflict, he spent four years on active duty in the U.S. Navy, which brought him to Pensacola.
Community Service A former Red Cross volunteer, he has served as the chairman of the local board. He has participated in Leadership Pensacola, served as a board member and chairman of the Private Industry Council, and has led the Advisory Council for the local Boy Scouts Law Explorer Program. He is a life member of Five Flags Sertoma Club, and served for several years on the non-profit Speech and Hearing Board, two of those as chairman. An active Olive Baptist Church member, he has served as chairman of the deacons and has also chaired the Missions Committee.