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Ellen Dalton Roberts

Ellen Dalton Roberts

Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Lawyer
Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath, LLP
West Palm Beach, FL
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About Ellen Dalton Roberts

Attorney Biography

Ellen is an accomplished trial attorney with decades of experience. She spcializes in personal injury and wrongful death litigation, including automobile accidents and presmises liability.

Ellen D. Roberts joined Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey and Fronrath in 2012 after a 26 year career at the Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office. She spent the majority of her legal career as supervisor of the State Attorney's Office traffic homicide unit. Ms. Roberts now uses her knowledge of accident investigations and extensive trial experience to provide aggressive representation to individuals and families who have been injured or killed in auto and truck accidents and other personal injury matters. Ms. Roberts prosecuted many high profile cases during her time at the State Attorney's Office including the 2012 vehicular homicide case against polo mogul John Goodman. As a successful prosecutor, she obtained justice for hundreds of crash victims and their families. She has also received comprehensive training on all aspects of vehicle accident investigations including accident reconstruction, low friction vehicle dynamics, physical evidence in forensic science. She is considered a specialist in both forensic mapping and crash data retrieval. Ellen Roberts' vast knowledge and training allows her to make significant recoveries for her clients and continue her career-long fight for accident victims and their families.

Practice Areas

Personal Injury (50%)
Criminal Defense (50%)

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Résumé - Ellen Dalton Roberts

Bar Licenses

Florida State Bar
Member in Good Standing

Work Experience

Assistant State Attorney-Chief Traffic Homicide


Shepard Broad Law Center - Nova Southeastern University
Shepard Broad Law Center - Nova Southeastern University
Juris Doctorate

Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center

University of South Florida

University of Georgia

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Palm Beach County Justice Association
Palm Beach County Justice Association

Awards & Honors

Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Service
Traffic Safety Committee

Dori Slosberg Foundation Award For an Extordinary Career Dedicated to Traffic Safety
The Dori Slosberg Foundation

2010 Nation Traffic Safety Prosecutor of the Year Award
NHTSA, National Association of Prosecutor Coordinators

MADD Heart of MADD Award Heroes of the Highway

MADD Outstanding State Attorney Award--Heros of the Highway

Distinguished Service Award for Prosecutors
Traffic Safety Committee

Distinguished Service Award for Prosecutors
Traffic Safety Committee

Distinguished Service Award for Prosecution
Traffic Safety Committee

Distinguished Faculty Award
Florida Prosecuting Attorney Association

MADD Award

Delray Beach Police Department Commendation
Delray Beach Police

Distinguished Service Award
Traffic Safety Committee of the Palm Beaches

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Commercial Recognitions

Professional Involvement badge
Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion

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Contact Ellen Dalton Roberts

Ellen Dalton Roberts
Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath, LLP
515 N. Flagler Drive Ste.1000
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Office: 561-655-1990
Office: 561-339-2580
Fax: 561-832-2932

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Bar License Information

Membership with The Florida Bar -

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Nonprofit Organizations

Palm Beach County Justice Association -

PBCJA supports and educates trial attorneys representing plaintiffs in civil cases while advocating for fair access to Florida's civil court system. Many of the top personal injury attorneys in West Palm Beach and throughout Palm Beach County belong to the PBCJA and take on leadership positions in this organization.