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Edward Rue


Attorney Edward Rue

Attorney Edward Rue joined Rue and Ziffra’s team of attorneys in 2006 and was announced as a partner in 2012. Mr. Rue concentrates his practice in several different areas from auto accident cases to long-term disability to numerous general personal injury matters. Along with being a member of our trial team, Ed is one of the firm’s top researchers for cases.

Before coming to Rue & Ziffra, Mr. Rue practiced criminal and insurance defense. He understands how insurance companies and defense attorneys evaluate and defend cases, and he uses that knowledge and experience to the advantage of his current clients.

As a top law student at the University of Wisconsin Law School, Mr. Rue won the Wisconsin State Bar Law School Award for the Highest Achievement in Torts. Also, as a member of the Wisconsin Law Review, Mr. Rue won the William Herbert Page Award for the best Wisconsin Law Review article. Mr. Rue presently holds admissions in the Florida Bar Association, all Florida Courts, the Wisconsin Bar, all Wisconsin Courts, Volusia County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Florida Justice Association, the American Association for Justice, and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Having watched a close family member go through the process of applying for disability benefits, he knows it can be a long, complicated, and frustrating process. Mr. Rue applies that personal understanding to every disability case he handles throughout his career. His experience doesn’t stop there as Mr. Rue handles slip and fall cases, premise liability cases, and has fought for justice for hundreds of auto accident victims. Clients find it easy to speak with Mr. Rue as he is a welcoming person and goes the extra mile for his clients.

Top Verdicts and Settlements

Overall, Mr. Rue has settled over $12 million and continues to fight for justice for his clients. In one case, his client was run off the road by a garbage truck and recovered $225,000 in 2018. In 2017, he represented a biker that was in a motorcycle accident and the client had a broken leg. After months of aggressive persistence in helping his client, he was able to recover $450,000. In another case in 2017, a client suffered facial scarring in an automobile accident. He obtained $200,000 which has helped her tremendously with her recovery.

Mr. Rue is a passionate lawyer that is devoted to each client, he makes sure they are well informed and understand the legal process. He is fully committed to the best possible outcome for every client and their families.



- University of Wisconsin at Madison, B.A., 1998
- University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., 
Cum Laude, 2002

Practice Areas

- Long Term Disability 
- Automobile Accidents
- Wrongful Death Claims
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Nursing Home Abuse
- Cruise Ship Accidents
- Bus Accidents
- Negligent Supervision
- Product Liability
- Premises Liability
- Trucking Accidents
- Watercraft Accidents


- The Florida Bar
- The Wisconsin Bar
- Volusia County Bar Association
- The Florida Justice Association
- NOSSCR - National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives


- All Florida Courts
- All Wisconsin Courts
- United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Rue & Ziffra - Port Orange

Rue & Ziffra - Port Orange

632 Dunlawton Ave
Port Orange, Florida 32127

Phone: (386) 221-2957

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Rue & Ziffra - DeLand

101 North Woodland Blvd
Suite 201
DeLand, Florida 32720

Phone: (386) 221-2957

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Suite 1
Palm Coast, Florida 32137

Phone: (386) 221-2957

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Rue & Ziffra - Lake Mary

1540 International Pkwy
Suite 2000
Lake Mary, Florida 32746

Phone: (407) 259-4485

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