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Mr. Trushin has handled complex litigation cases for over 25 years before state and federal courts and arbitrators. He has litigated a wide variety of complex commercial claims in such areas as banking regulations, fraud and conspiracy, securities registration and Blue Sky Laws, and corporate governance. For over two decades, Mr. Trushin has fought to obtain injunctive relief on behalf of employers, including emergency relief for breaches of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements. He has represented both non-resident domestic corporations and foreign corporations in complex business litigation matters.


 


Since beginning his legal career in 1989, insurance defense has been a major focus of Mr. Trushin’s practice. He has extensive experience with both first party (including complex coverage issues) and third party claims in such lines as commercial general liability, property and casualty, and errors and omissions (legal, medical and accounting). He has handled numerous bad faith claims on behalf of carriers and has defended claims in excess of $20 million.


 


Multiple courts and arbitrators have certified Mr. Trushin as an expert in insurance defense, legal malpractice, and attorney’s fees disputes. Mr. Trushin has authored and presented CLE materials on emerging issues impacting the insurance industry.


 


In addition to his extensive experience in insurance defense and complex commercial litigation, Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. The various probate matters Mr. Trushin has litigated include will contests, claims of undue influence, fiduciary claims on behalf of and against personal representatives and trustees, actions for accountings, and guardianship controversies.


 


Mr. Trushin has also represented clients in administrative hearings for the purpose of challenging rulings by administrative agencies, in addition to appealing administrative rulings in federal court through the filing of Writs of Certiorari.


 


Mr. Trushin is admitted to practice in the following Jurisdictions:


Supreme Court of Florida;United States Court of Appeals 11th Circuit;
United States Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit;United States District Court, Southern District of Florida;United States District Court, Middle District of Florida;United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico

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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Probate: 50%
    16 years
  2. Commercial Real Estate: 30%
    26 years
  3. Trusts: 10%
    16 years
  4. Guardianship: 10%
    16 years

Payment

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Dana Mason Gallup

    I endorse Brad enthusiastically and unequivocally. I have known him through his entire legal career and, indeed, before he even became a lawyer. He is bright, caring, compassionate, thorough and tenacious in getting a favorable outcome for his clients. I have referred clients to him and would not hesitate to do so in the future.

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    Dana Gallup Employment and labor Attorney
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  • Suzanne Michelle Gorowitz

    Mr. Trushin is a highly respected lawyer in the community. I have known him for over 20 years. His specialties include probate litigation, trust litigation and complex commercial matters. He is well respected by the judges in our community as well.

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    Suzanne Gorowitz Workers compensation Attorney
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Contact info

Chepenik & Trushin L L P
12550 Biscayne Blvd Ste 904
North Miami, Florida, 331812547

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing198906/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer - Estates & TrustsSuperLawyers2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super Lawyer - Estates & TrustsSuperLawyers2014
Super Lawyer - Estates & TrustsSuperLawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Super Lawyer - Estates & TrustsSuperLawyers2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerChepenik Trushin LLP2010 - Present
PartnerKoch & Trushin, P.A.2006 - 2010
PartnerHerzfeld & Rubin2005 - 2006
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Real Property, Trust and Estate Law SectionMember2015 - Present
Gator Alumni AssociationMember2010 - Present
Florida BarGrievance Committee ChairmanN/A
Dade County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Florida BarMemberN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books)Estate & Trust Litigation: Key Issues for Florida Estate Planners2015
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Vanderbilt UniversityPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Civility Panel - Professionalism RoundtableProfessionalism2015