Gordon A. Dieterle


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Gordon A. Dieterle​



Mr. Dieterle primarily works on civil litigation, with an exclusive emphasis on commercial litigation, business litigation, real estate litigation and probate litigation. Areas of responsibility include jury and non-jury trials, mediations, evidentiary hearings, Uniform Motion Calendar hearings, taking party, fact witness and expert witness depositions, propounding discovery, preparing pleadings and conduct legal research. He has also been certified by the Florida Supreme Court since 2009 as a Certified Circuit Court Mediator.


Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida

Juris Doctorate – 1991
Honors: Florida State University Law Review, Research Assistant, Dean Donald Weidner, Associate Editor, Florida State University Law Review

New York University, New York, New York

Bachelor of Arts – 1988
Honors: magna cum laude
Honors: Dean’s Honor List, University Honor Scholar, Pi Sigma Alpha(Political Science) Honorary Society, Phi Alpha Theta (History) Honorary Society
Major: Political Science and History

Bar Admission

Florida, 1992

U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1992
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1992
U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 1996
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1992
U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1993
U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 1994
U.S. Supreme Court, 1997
Federal Claims Court, 1997
Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
Named to Florida Trend’s Legal Elite list in the areas of commercial litigation
Past Positions
McClosky, D’Anna & Dieterle, LLP, Equity Partner – June 1995-August 2015
Professional Associations
President-Elect and Board of Directors, South Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2011-Present
South Palm Beach County Bar Association, Co-Chair, Circuit Civil Practice Committee, 2009 to 2011
Vice-Chair and Commissioner, Fifteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for Palm Beach County, 2015-2023
Member, Palm Beach County Bar Association
Chair of the Fifteenth Circuit Judicial Nomination Commission for Palm Beach County – 2023 – 2024
Certified Legal Specialties
Certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Certified State Circuit Court Mediator since 2009
Mediation Foreclosure Certificate
Current Employment Position
Notable Court Decisions
Rudnick v. Harman (Fla. App. 2020)
Greenberg v. Sellers, 2 So.3d 381 (Fla. App. 2008)
Richman Greer Weil Brumbaugh v. Chernak, 991 So.2d 875 (Fla. App. 2008)
E. Funding LLC v. Roman, 882 So.2d 1059 (Fla. App. 2004)
ADM PRODUCTIONS, INC. v. Solomon, 847 So.2d 1139 (Fla. App. 2003)
Barry Gurwitz v. Gold & Diamond Merchant, Inc., 808 So.2d 225 (Fla. 4th DCA 2002)
ADM PRODUCTIONS, INC. v. Solomon, 831 So.2d 259 (Fla. App. 2002)
Phonometrics, Inc. v. Choice Hotels International, Inc., 535 U.S. 1097 (2002)
Fasig v. Florida Society of Pathologists, 769 So. 2d 1151 (Fla. App. 2000)
European American Bank v. Ira Lapes, Ronit Lapes a/k/a Ronnet Lapes a/k/a Ronit Cohen, Supreme Credit Corporation and Ira Lapes Brokerage, Inc. d/b/a Roco’s Insurance Agency, 254 B.R. 501 (Bankr. S.D. Florida 2000)
Phonometrics, Inc. v. Choice Hotels International, Inc., 117 F.Supp. 2d 1341 (S.D. Fla. 2000)
Federal Vending, Inc. v. Steak & Ale of Florida, 71. F.Supp. 2d 1245 (S.D. Fla. 1999)
Geis v. Chira, 712 So.2d 1132 (Fla. App. 1998)
Ferrell-French v. Ferrell, 691 So.2d 500 (Fla. App. 1997)