3003 Tamiami Trail North
Naples, FL 34103
Fax: (239) 298-5236
Dale W. Klaus
Dale Klaus, a Partner at Coleman, Hazzard, Taylor, Klaus, Doupé & Diaz, PA in Naples, Florida, has exclusively represented clients in a wide variety of marital law, divorce law, and general family law matters since 2001. He is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated in Family Law by Martindale-Hubbell®, and has consistently been recognized in Florida Super Lawyers and Florida Trend’s Legal Elite.
Prior to practicing family law, Dale worked as an Assistant State Attorney for the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in Naples, Florida, from 1997 through 2000, focusing on the prosecution of juvenile delinquency cases, many of which involved issues of domestic violence. He has been licensed to practice law in Florida since 1997.
Dale is past Chair of the Family Law and Trial Lawyers Sections of the Collier County Bar Association. He is a member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, has participated as a Master of the Bench member of the Thomas S. Biggs Chapter of the American Inns of Court, and serves as the Board Vice President of the Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida.
Dale received his Juris Doctorate from Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, in Macon, Georgia, in 1997. During law school, he received the Faculty Award for Outstanding Achievement in Legal Writing. He received his B.A. in Liberal Studies with minors in Psychology, History, and Communications from the University of Central Florida in 1993. Dale was born and raised in Vero Beach, Florida.
AWARDS & ACCREDITATION
Named in Florida Trend’s Legal Elite in the area of Marital and Family Law from 2007 through 2013, 2017 and 2018
Named a Florida SuperLawyer in Family Law for 2018
A Rising Star in Florida SuperLawyers in 2009
An AV® Preeminent Rated Attorney in Family Law by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest possible rating for an attorney
10.0 Rating on Avvo.com, highest possible rating