David DaPonte attended law school at Florida International University College of Law. While there, he was as a member of the Moot Court Team, competing in the 2016 Price International Media Law Competition in New York (where he was a quarterfinalist) and the 2017 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Boston. DaPonte was also a semifinalist in the 2015 FIU Intramural Moot Court Competition.

Prior to law school, DaPonte worked for the Florida House of Representatives as a legislative assistant and was an adjunct professor of Student Success at Valencia College in Orlando.

DaPonte earned his Master of Public Administration and Bachelor of Political Science from the University of Central Florida.


Florida International University College of Law, J.D., 2017

University of Central Florida, M.A. in Public Administration, 201O; B.A. in Political Science, 2008


Florida Bar, 2017