WEST PALM BEACH — David C. Prather of Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather, Keen & Littky-Rubin has been given the 2014 ‘Friend of the Year’ award by the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Section.

Prather was presented with the prestigious award during the Young Lawyers Section annual awards luncheon last month.


“I am honored to receive this award however the real reward is the opportunity to connect with our young leaders and to see their passion for law and commitment to enhancing our community through service,” said Prather.


The award is presented annually to an individual who exemplifies leadership and support for the Young Lawyers Section (YLS). The YLS offers members of the Palm Beach County Bar Association with opportunities for networking, judiciary interaction and civic engagement.


“David has been a mentor to up-and-coming attorneys, providing immense guidance, support and time to numerous initiatives,” said Julia Wyda, YLS president. 


Prather is a board certified civil trial attorney with nearly 25 years of experience who specializes in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability litigation.

He currently serves on the Florida Bar’s Board of Governors, and is also past president of the Palm Beach County Trial Lawyers Association.