Kyle D. NealAssociate/West Palm Beach
“The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.”
– William James
Kyle Neal, a Florida native, was born and raised along Florida’s Gulf Coast where he grew up boating, fishing and camping. As a teen, he taught himself to play golf and the guitar. While in high school, he played in a band and performed at numerous events. Kyle then passionately took up mountain biking and trail riding throughout Florida.
Kyle became a camp counselor at Foundation for Dream Oaks Camp in Bradenton, a camp dedicated to children with special needs and chronic illnesses. Kyle attended the University of South Florida in Tampa. While in college, he was elected twice to the Student Government Senate and was active on the Policy and Finance Committees. After graduating in 2008 with a degree in history, Kyle choose to pursue a law degree from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. During law school, he interned for the Honorable Joseph J. “Tad” Halbach, Jr., became a member of the law review and worked for a firm that specializes in Mass Tort Litigation. Kyle graduated Magna Cum Laude and received the CALI Award in Damages, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Marital Property & Homestead.
Kyle has focused much of his legal career defending employers in workers’ compensation litigation. Kyle brings his experience to the various practice areas at Hightower, Stratton, Novigrod & Kantor, to include personal injury, workers’ compensation and construction defect litigation.
In his spare time, Kyle enjoys primitive camping where he hikes miles to remote campsites with only what fits into his backpack. He still plays the guitar and recently started playing the drums. Kyle assists those in need within his community by being a frequent build site volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.