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Appeals, Defective and Dangerous Products, Commercial, Constitutional, Employment & Labor

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1964

  1. Employment & Labor: 20%
  2. Constitutional: 20%
  3. Commercial: 20%
  4. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
  5. Appeals: 20%

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Contact Info

Carlton Fields

4221 West Boy Scout Boulevard, Suite 1000
Tampa, FL, 33607-5780

Carlton Fields, P. A.

Po Box 3239
Tampa, FL, 33601-3239

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing196408/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
America's Leading Business LawyersChambers USA Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers2008
America's Leading Business LawyersChambers USA Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers2007
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2007
Florida Super LawyersFlorida Super Lawyers2007
America's Leading Business LawyersChambers USA Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers2006
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2006
Florida Super LawyersFlorida Super Lawyers2006
John Minor Wisdom Public Service and Professionalism AwardAmerican Bar Association Section of Litigation2006
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2005
Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Public Service AwardN/A2005
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2004
George C. Carr Memorial AwardFederal Bar Association, Tampa Chapter2003
Inaugural InducteePinellas County Business Women’s Hall of Fame2003
Top 10 Women LitigatorsNational Law Journal2001
Herbert G. Goldburg Outstanding Trial Lawyer of the Year AwardHillsborough County Bar Association Trial Lawyers Section1998
Woman of DistinctionN/A1995
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Pro Bono Service Award for the Thirteenth Judicial CircuitN/AN/A
James C. Adkins Appellate Practice AwardN/AN/A
AV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Academy of Appellate LawyersFellowN/A
American College of Trial Lawyers, Florida State CommitteeFormer ChairN/A
American College of Trial Lawyers, Samuel E. Gates Award CommitteeFormer ChairN/A
American College of Trial Lawyers, Courageous Advocacy CommitteeFormer ChairN/A
American College of Trial Lawyers, Long-Range Planning CommitteeMemberN/A
American College of Trial Lawyers, Teaching Trial and Appellate Advocacy CommitteeMemberN/A
Florida Bar FoundationPast PresidentN/A
American Bar FoundationFellowN/A
American Law Institute, Consultative Group for Aggregate Litigation ProjectMemberN/A
Attorneys Liability Assurance SocietyFormer DirectorN/A
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under LawBoard of TrusteesN/A
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under LawBoard of DirectorsN/A
National Center for State Courts, Lawyers’ CommitteeCo-chairN/A
National Association of Women Lawyers, Evaluation of Supreme Court Nominees CommitteeMemberN/A
Florida Bar, Corporate Law SectionFormer ChairN/A
American College of Trial Lawyers, Access to Justice CommitteeFormer ChairN/A
American College of Trial LawyersFellowN/A
American Academy of Appellate LawyersPast PresidentN/A
Florida State Bar Association, Appellate Practice Certification CommitteeCharter MemberN/A
Florida State Bar Association, Appellate Practice Certification CommitteeFormer Vice-ChairN/A
Florida State Bar Association, Antitrust CommitteeFormer ChairN/A
Florida Bar, Business Law SectionFormer ChairN/A
Florida State Bar Association, Special Antitrust CommitteeFormer ChairN/A
Florida State Bar Association, Attorney-Client Privilege Task ForceMemberN/A
Supreme Court of Florida, Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Civil CasesFormer ChairN/A
Supreme Court of Florida, Criminal Discovery CommissionMemberN/A
Supreme Court of Florida, Jury Innovations CommitteeMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Antitrust SectionFormer Vice-ChairN/A
American Bar Association, Health Care CommitteeFormer ChairN/A
American Bar Association, Standing Committee for the Federal JudiciaryEleventh Circuit RepresentativeN/A
American Bar Association, Death Penalty Moratorium Implementation Project, Assessment TeamMemberN/A
Florida Bar, Banking Law SectionFormer ChairN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
The Florida Bar JournalOff The Record2007
ParacleteThe Ten Commandments of Writing An Effective Appellate Brief2007
Journal of the American Bar Association Litigation SectionJury Instructions: A Road Map for Trial Counsel2004
Chapter 17, A Defense Lawyer’s Guide to Appellate PracticePetitions for Extraordinary Relief2004
Stetson Law ReviewAmicus Briefs Revisited2003
Stetson Law ReviewAmicus Briefs: Friend or Foe of Florida Courts?2003
The Florida Bar JournalCommon Law Certiorari -- Where An Appeal Will Not Provide An Adequate Remedy2002
American Bar Association Litigation MagazinePointers on Preserving the Record2002
American Bar Association Litigation MagazineWhen It's Your Last Chance: Tips on Obtaining Discretionary Review2001
Civil Practice Before TrialExtraordinary Writs and Remedies1983

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1963
University of FloridaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1961

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