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Susan Banks Harwood

Susan Banks Harwood

Practice areas:

Insurance, Litigation

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Susan B. Harwood is a partner with Boehm Brown Harwood, P.A. in Maitland, Florida.  She concentrates her practice in the areas of first and third party insurance coverage disputes, bad faith and third party liability matters. 


 


Ms. Harwood has been a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) since 2001.  She served on the FDCC’s Board of Directors from 2010 to 2013.   Ms. Harwood was chair of the FDCC’s Property Insurance Section in 2007-2009, and she currently serves on the FDCC’s Admissions and Membership committees.  Involved with the FDCC’s Leadership Institute in 2010 and 2011, Ms. Harwood was also the Dean of the FDCC’s Litigation Management College’s Graduate Program from 2011 to 2013.


 


A past member of the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association (“TIPS”), Ms. Harwood has served on the Women and Minority Involvement Committee, as chair of the Property Insurance Law Committee and on the editorial board of The Brief, a TIPS publication.


 


A frequent speaker on insurance coverage topics, Ms. Harwood recently gave the keynote speech at the Australian Insurance Law Association’s 2009 Annual Conference in Melbourne, Australia on recent catastrophic losses in the U.S.


 


Ms. Harwood currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Windstorm Insurance Network (WIND), an organization dedicated to promoting awareness of windstorm insurance issues through the application of educational initiatives.  She was convention chair for WIND’s annual 2006 conference held in Orlando, Florida, and she was elected as Secretary in 2014.


 


Ms. Harwood was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1983.  She is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell.  Ms. Harwood is also a certified circuit mediator in Florida.  She attended Wake Forest University (B.A. 1979) and Wake Forest University’s School of Law (J.D. 1983). 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Insurance: 65%
  2. Litigation: 35%

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Contact Info

1060 Maitland Center Commons Blvd Ste 365
Maitland, FL, 32751-7499

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing198308/12/2015

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wake Forest University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A1983
Wake Forest University School of LawLawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor1983