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Benjamin H. Hill, III - Shareholder

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813.227.8420
Benjamin H. Hill, III

Education

The Citadel, B.S., 1963, Honors
University of Florida College of Law, 1967
J.D. replaced LL.B. conferred 1965

Bar Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association

Board Certified by The Florida Bar

  • Board Certification Badge
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Benjamin H. Hill, III - Shareholder

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Ben is one of the founding Shareholders of Hill Ward Henderson. As a member of the Litigation Group, his practice is primarily focused in the areas of complex litigation including professional liability, products liability, and general commercial matters.

Ben has represented many of the nation’s largest law firms and many public companies in litigation in Florida. He has tried numerous jury cases ranging from two days to over six months in trial. He has represented the Florida House of Representatives in a case involving the Florida Constitution and in an ethics case. He has represented the Florida Senate in a voting districting case and has served as special counsel to former Florida Governor, The Honorable Bob Graham.

Ben is Board Certified as a Civil Trial Lawyer by The Florida Bar and certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by The National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Ben serves on the 13th Circuit Local Professional Panel (LPP), a panel created by Order of the Florida Supreme Court to hear, act upon, and resolve matters of unprofessional conduct. He is a past President of The Florida Bar, a former President of the Young Lawyers Division of The Florida Bar, and past President of the Hillsborough County Bar Association. Ben is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers; a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers; and a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers. He has served as Chair of the Federal Judicial Nominating Commission for the state of Florida, and Chair of the Judicial Nominating Commission for Hillsborough County. He has served as Chair of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on The Federal Judiciary, and served in the House of Delegates (1990-2011).  He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the ABA, the Executive Committee, and Nominating Committee.  He is a past Chair of the Conference of State Delegates.  For three years he chaired the Standing Committee on Lawyers Professional Liability.

Ben is often called upon by local and state leaders to assist in the resolution of major public issues. From 1994 to 1996, he served as Vice Chair of the Article V Commission, which recommended to the Florida Legislature changes to the Florida Constitution regarding the state's judiciary. In 1993, he was appointed to the Biden Committee to consider and recommend changes to the federal court system in the Middle District of Florida. In 2005, he was appointed by the Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court to a commission to study certain aspects of the jury system in Florida. In 2010 he was appointed by the Chief Justice to the Florida Innocence Commission. In 2008, he was appointed by the Florida Supreme Court to serve on the Character and Fitness Commission to review standards for Bar Admission. He is a member of the Florida Council of 100.

Ben is also active in community organizations. He is currently serving as a Member of the Board, and a member of the Executive Committee of Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and has served as Chair of the Foundation. He is a former Chair of the Board of Trustees for Hillsborough Community College. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Florida House (1998-Present), and is an Elder at Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church (since 1990) where he chairs the Foundation and the Board of Trustees.

Honors & Recognitions

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  • 2016 Hall of Fame - Legal Elite - Florida Trend
  • America's Top 100 Attorney's
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Court Admissions

  • All Florida State Courts
  • United States Supreme Court
  • All Florida Federal Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Professional Recognition

  • AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Florida Lawyer of the Year (1979)
  • George Carr Award for Excellence in Federal Practice (1997)
  • Tampa Inn of Court Professionalism Award (1998)
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association Outstanding Lawyer Award (1999)
  • Hillsborough County Bar Trial Lawyer's Section In The Trenches Award (2000)
  • Best Lawyers in America (1995-2019)
    • 2019 Tampa Legal Malpractice – Defendants Lawyer of the Year
    • 2015 Tampa Legal Malpractice – Defendants Lawyer of the Year
    • 2014 Tampa Professional Malpractice - Defendants Lawyer of the Year
    • 2013 Tampa Insurance Law- Lawyer of the Year
    • 2012 Tampa Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants Lawyer of the Year
    • "Bet the Company" Litigation (2006-2018)
  • Florida Super Lawyers (2006-2018)
  • Florida Super Lawyers' Top 10 Attorneys in the State (2006-2011)
  • Florida Trend  Legal Elite (2003-2018)
  • Florida Trend's Legal Elite Hall of Fame (2009-2018)
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyer (2004-2019)
    • General Commercial Litigation
  • Tradition of Excellence Award from the Executive Council of the General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section of The Florida Bar (2007)
  • Stetson University's College of Law J. Ben Watkins Award (2008)
  • Tampa's Top Rated Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers Business Edition (2013)
  • Super Lawyers Business Edition (2012-2013)
  • Distinguished Citizen of the Year for Tampa Award (2017)

Published Decisions
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  • Old Stone, Inc. v. Foley & Lardner, LLP,
    Slip Copy (Table, Text in WESTLAW), Unpublished Disposition 2012 WL 4902837 2D11-3029
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. October 17, 2012
  • In re Engle Cases,
    Slip Copy 2012 WL 4327510 3:09-CV-10000-J-32
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Jacksonville Division. September 20, 2012
  • Bishop ex rel. Estate of Ramsay v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
    96 So.3d 464 2012 WL 3758642 5D11-2004
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Fifth District. August 31, 2012
  • In re Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases--Report No. 09-10 (Products Liability),
    91 So.3d 785 2012 WL 1722576 SC09-1264
    Supreme Court of Florida. May 17, 2012
  • McGhee v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
    81 So.3d 638 2012 WL 751507 5D10-1845
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Fifth District. March 09, 2012
  • Campos v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
    81 So.3d 639 2012 WL 751508 5D10-1846
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Fifth District. March 09, 2012
  • McDonald v. Johnson,
    83 So.3d 889 2012 WL 246468 2D11-3200
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. January 27, 2012
  • Lawrence v. Bank of America, N.A.,
    455 Fed.Appx. 904 2012 WL 89904 11-12401
    United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. January 11, 2012
  • Groom v. Bank of America,
    Slip Copy 2012 WL 50250 8:08-CV-2S67-JDW-EAJ
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. January 09, 2012
  • Bell v. Tampa Bay Downs, Inc.,
    Slip Copy 2011 WL 6718266 8:10-CV-2835-T-30TBM
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. December 21, 2011
  • Waggoner v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
    835 F.Supp.2d 1244 2011 WL 6371882 3:09-CV-10367-J-37
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Jacksonville Division. December 20, 2011
  • Starling v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
    845 F.Supp.2d 1215 2011 WL 6965854 3:09-CV-10027-J-37
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Jacksonville Division. November 02, 2011
  • Kelly v. Philip Morris USA Inc.,
    69 So.3d 1078 2011 WL 4414924 2D11-109
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. September 23, 2011
  • Lee-Bolton v. Koppers Inc.,
    848 F.Supp.2d 1342 2011 WL 4056077 1:10-CV-253-SPM/GRJ
    United States District Court, N.D. Florida, Gainesville Division. September 13, 2011
  • Chandler v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2011 WL 3794666 8:08-CV-1799-T-33EAJ
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. August 26, 2011
  • Amar Shakti Enterprises, LLC v. Wyndham Worldwide, Inc.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2011 WL 3687855 6:10-CV-1857-ORL-31
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Orlando Division. August 22, 2011
  • Waggoner v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2011 WL 2670068 3:09-CV-10367-J-32
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Jacksonville Division. July 07, 2011
  • Lawrence v. Bank of America, N.A.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2011 WL 1675403 8:09-CV-2162-T-33TGW
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. May 04, 2011
  • Alps South, LLC v. Ohio Willow Wood Co.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2011 WL 899627 8:09-CV-386-T-EAK
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida. March 15, 2011
  • Alps South, LLC v. Ohio Willow Wood Co.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2011 WL 292260 8:09-CV-386-T-17MAP
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida. January 28, 2011
  • Service Experts, LLC v. Northside Air Conditioning & Electrical Service, Inc.,
    56 So.3d 26 2010 WL 4628567 2D09-5416
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. November 17, 2010
  • Alps South, LLC v. Ohio Willow Wood Co.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2010 WL 5661431 8:09-CV-386-T-17MAP
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. September 23, 2010
  • Lawrence v. Bank of America, N.A.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2010 WL 3467501 8:09-CV-2162-T-33TGW
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. August 30, 2010
  • Ramirez v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
    43 So.3d 53 (Table, Text in WESTLAW), Unpublished Disposition 2010 WL 3327947 2D09-2386
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. August 25, 2010
  • Alps South, LLC v. The Ohio Willow Wood Co.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2010 WL 2465180 809CV00386TEAKMAP
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. June 16, 2010
  • Alps South, LLC v. The Ohio Willow Wood Co.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2010 WL 2465176 809CV00386TEAKMAP
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. June 16, 2010
  • Groom v. Bank of America,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2010 WL 627564 8:08-CV-2567-T-27EAJ
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. February 23, 2010
  • Stone v. Foley & Lardner, LLP,
    27 So.3d 36 (Table, Text in WESTLAW), Unpublished Disposition 2010 WL 487398 2D09-2092
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. February 12, 2010
  • Gibson v. Linebarger, Goggan, Blair, Sampson, LLP,
    25 So.3d 1236 (Table, Text in WESTLAW), Unpublished Disposition 2010 WL 183933 2D08-3834
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. January 20, 2010
  • Bray & Gillespie Management, LLC v. Lexington Ins. Co.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2010 WL 55595 607-CV0222-ORL-35KRS
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Orlando Division. January 05, 2010
  • Sher v. Raytheon Co.,
    261 F.R.D. 651 2009 WL 3193152 8:08-CV-889-T-33AEP
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida. September 30, 2009
  • R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Boudinot,
    15 So.3d 589 (Table, Text in WESTLAW), Unpublished Disposition 2009 WL 2477574 2D09-185
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. August 14, 2009
  • Steffen v. Akerman, Senterfitt & Edison, P.A.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2009 WL 1117390 804-CV-1693-T-24MSS
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. April 24, 2009
  • Alps South, LLC v. Ohio Willow Wood Co.,
    Slip Copy 2008 WL 8793609 8:07-CV-2076-T-23MAP
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. December 03, 2008
  • Chandler v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2008 WL 4866070 808-CV-1799-T-33EAJ
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. November 10, 2008
  • Thermo-Ply, Inc. Ohio Willow Wood Co.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2008 WL 4469959 8:05-CV-779-T-17MAP
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. September 29, 2008
  • Stewart v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2008 WL 4151331 8:08-CV-812-T-30TGW
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. September 04, 2008
  • Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania v. Peters,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2008 WL 2790237 8:07-CV-479-T-26EAJ
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. July 18, 2008
  • Swartout v. Raytheon Co.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2008 WL 2824953 8:08-CV-890-T26TGW
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. July 16, 2008
  • Sher v. Raytheon Co.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2008 WL 2788724 808-CV-889-T-26TGW
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. July 15, 2008
  • Sher v. Raytheon Co.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2008 WL 2756570 8:08-CV-889-T-26TGW
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. July 14, 2008
  • Swartout v. Raytheon Co.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2008 WL 2756577 808-CV-890-T-26EAJ
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. July 14, 2008
  • Menchise v. Akerman Senterfitt,
    532 F.3d 1146 2008 WL 2597046 07-13046
    United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. July 02, 2008
  • Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania v. Peters,
    560 F.Supp.2d 1270 2008 WL 2370168 8:07-CV-479-T-26EAJ
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. June 06, 2008
  • U.S. ex rel. Alderson v. Quorum Health Group, Inc.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2008 WL 824227 8:99-CV-413-T-23TGW
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. March 26, 2008
  • Grand Lodge of Pa. v. Peters,
    550 F.Supp.2d 1363 2008 WL 697340 807CV479T26EAJ
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. March 13, 2008
  • Hargroves v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
    993 So.2d 978 2007 WL 2808231 2D07-204
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. September 28, 2007
  • Harris Corp. v. Rembrandt Technologies, LP,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2007 WL 2900246 607CV-796-ORL-31DAB
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Orlando Division. September 28, 2007
  • Harris Corp. v. Rembrandt Technologies, LP,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2007 WL 2757372 6:07CV796ORL-31DAB
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Orlando Division. September 20, 2007
  • Steffen v. Senterfitt,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2007 WL 1601750 8:04-CV-1693T24MSS
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. June 01, 2007
  • Colorado Boxed Beef Co. v. Coggins,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2007 WL 917302 8;07CV00223 T24MAP
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. March 23, 2007
  • Coates v. Akerman, Senterfitt & Eidson, P.A.,
    940 So.2d 504 2006 WL 2987108 2D05-4688
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. October 20, 2006
  • In re Amendments to Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.853(d),
    938 So.2d 977 2006 WL 2690184 SC05-1702
    Supreme Court of Florida. September 21, 2006
  • AlliedSignal Recovery Trust v. AlliedSignal, Inc.,
    934 So.2d 675 2006 WL 2265520 2D05-4251
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. August 09, 2006
  • Lockheed Martin Corp. v. Speed,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2006 WL 2683058 6:05-CV-1580-ORL-31
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida. August 01, 2006
  • Medical Sav. Ins. Co. v. HCA, Inc.,
    186 Fed.Appx. 919 2006 WL 1746934 05-14230
    United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. June 27, 2006
  • In re Steffen,
    186 Fed.Appx. 899 2006 WL 1746883 05-17239
    United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. June 27, 2006
  • Clare v. Coleman (Parent) Holdings, Inc.,
    928 So.2d 1246 2006 WL 1409137 4D05-1575
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Fourth District. May 24, 2006
  • Davidco Investors, LLC v. Anchor Glass Container Corp.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2006 WL 547989 8:04CV2561T-24EAJ
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida. March 06, 2006
  • Steffen v. Akerman Senterfitt,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2005 WL 3277894 804CV1693T24MSS
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida. December 02, 2005
  • Precision Shooting Equipment, Inc. v. Golden Eagle Industries, LLC,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2005 WL 1669120 8:00-450CIV-T17TGW
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida. July 08, 2005
  • Medical Sav. Ins. Co. v. HCA, Inc.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2005 WL 1528666 2:04CV156FTM-29DNF
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida. June 24, 2005
  • Kelly v. Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough, L.L.P.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2004 WL 4054841 8:01CV1176T27MAP
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida. November 17, 2004
  • Ubuy Holdings, Inc. v. Gladstone,
    340 F.Supp.2d 1343 2004 WL 2358259 03-61165-CIV
    United States District Court, S.D. Florida. October 12, 2004
  • R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Kenyon,
    882 So.2d 986 2004 WL 1944633 SC03-1577
    Supreme Court of Florida. September 02, 2004
  • Badillo v. Playboy Entertainment Group, Inc.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2004 WL 1013372 8:04-CV-591-T-30TBM
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida. April 16, 2004
  • Laschke v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
    872 So.2d 344 2004 WL 813275 2D02-1804
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. April 16, 2004
  • Nova Information Systems, Inc. v. Greenwich Ins. Co.,
    365 F.3d 996 2004 WL 758987 03-10218
    United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. April 09, 2004
  • Anderson v. Smithfield Foods, Inc.,
    353 F.3d 912 2003 WL 22962176 02-15657, 02-14089
    United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. December 17, 2003
  • Breed Technologies, Inc. v. AlliedSignal Inc.,
    861 So.2d 1227 2003 WL 22927376 2D02-5531
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. December 12, 2003
  • Martin v. Cooperative Ben. Adm’rs, Inc.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2003 WL 25592196 8:03-CV-640-T-26MSS
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. November 13, 2003
  • Trout Creek Properties, LLC v. Akerman, Senterfitt & Eidson, P.A.,
    294 F.Supp.2d 1280 2003 WL 22888975 802CV190T30MSS
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. November 06, 2003
  • Niemi v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp.,
    862 So.2d 31 2003 WL 22187140 2D03-2600
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. September 24, 2003
  • Kelly v. Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough, L.L.P.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2003 WL 25778702 8:01-CV-1176-T-27MAP
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. March 25, 2003
  • Nova information Systems, Inc. v. Greenwich Ins. Co.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2002 WL 32075792 6:00CV1703ORL31 KRS
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida. December 13, 2002
  • Smith v. Coalition to Reduce Class Size,
    827 So.2d 959 2002 WL 31051569 SC02-1624
    Supreme Court of Florida. September 13, 2002
  • Jones v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
    830 So.2d 854 2002 WL 2007843 2D01-412
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. August 30, 2002
  • R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Kenyon,
    826 So.2d 370 2002 WL 1396061 2D02-1667
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. June 28, 2002
  • Anderson v. Smithfield Foods, Inc.,
    209 F.Supp.2d 1278 2002 WL 1446977 8:01-CV-441T17TBM
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. June 24, 2002
  • Anderson v. Smithfield Foods, Inc.,
    207 F.Supp.2d 1358 2002 WL 1447040 8:01CV441T17TBM
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. June 24, 2002
  • Demint v. NationsBank Corp.,
    208 F.R.D. 639 2002 WL 1575167 8:94CV2094T23TGW, 8:94CV995T23TBM
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. May 31, 2002
  • Littell v. U.S.,
    191 F.Supp.2d 1338 2002 WL 480891 8:99CV2808T17EAJ
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. March 11, 2002
  • Anderson v. Smithfield Foods, Inc.,
    209 F.Supp.2d 1270 2002 WL 1446972 8:01CV441T17TBM
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. February 13, 2002
  • D’Amario v. Ford Motor Co.,
    806 So.2d 424 2001 WL 1472600 SC95881, SC96139
    Supreme Court of Florida. November 21, 2001
  • U.S. ex rel. Alderson v. Quorum Health Group, Inc.,
    171 F.Supp.2d 1323 2001 WL 1480549 8:99-CV-413-T-23TGW
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. November 08, 2001
  • Ziemba v. Cascade Intern., Inc.,
    256 F.3d 1194 2001 WL 776765 99-14681
    United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. July 11, 2001
  • S.E.C. v. Bilzerian,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d (2001) 2001 WL 1801158 No. CIV. 89-1854(RCL)
    United States District Court, District of Columbia. June 15, 2001
  • Pulmosan Safety Equipment Corp. v. Barnes,
    752 So.2d 556 2000 WL 4960 SC94544
    Supreme Court of Florida. January 06, 2000
  • Amendments to Rules Regulating the Florida Bar-Advertising Rules,
    762 So.2d 392 1999 WL 1289031 92,297
    Supreme Court of Florida. December 17, 1999
  • Hoch v. Rissman, Weisberg, Barrett,
    742 So.2d 451 1999 WL 741165 98-1393, 98-462
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Fifth District. September 17, 1999
  • Raber v. Osprey Alaska, Inc.,
    187 F.R.D. 675 1999 WL 455330 98-1676-CIV-T-17B
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. June 17, 1999
  • Somerset Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Kimball,
    49 F.Supp.2d 1335 1999 WL 318866 94-247-CIV-T-17A
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. May 19, 1999
  • Cray v. NationsSecurities,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 1999 WL 223501 98-994-CIV-T-17B
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida. March 22, 1999
  • Levy v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp. 1998 WL 35184005 96-2296-CIV-T-24(B), 96-2280-CIV-T-24(B)
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida. April 19, 1998
  • Cray v. NationsBank of North Carolina, N.A.,
    982 F.Supp. 850 1997 WL 688802 94-981-CIV-T-17E
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. . October 21, 1997
  • CH2M Hill Southeast, Inc. v. Pinellas County,
    698 So.2d 1238 1997 WL 336309 95-02932
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. June 20, 1997
  • Poe v. Hillsborough County,
    695 So.2d 672 1997 WL 268914 90,223
    Supreme Court of Florida. May 22, 1997
  • Unkel v. Liggett Group Inc.,
    172 F.R.D. 474 1997 WL 200046 96-1683-CV-7-17B, 96-1716-CV-T-17B, 96-1710-CV-T-17B, 96-1712-CV-T-17B, 96-1701-CV-T-17B, 96-1689-CV-T-17B, 96-2281-CV-T-17B, 97-580-CV-T-17B, 96-1707-CV-T-17B, 96-1695-CV-T-17B, 96-1698-CV-T-17B, 96-2294-CV-T-17B, 96-2885-CV-T-17B, 96-2640-CV-T-17B, 97-582-CV-T-17B
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. April 10, 1997
  • Porter v. Saddlebrook Resorts, Inc.,
    679 So.2d 1212 1996 WL 465012 95-01663
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. August 16, 1996
  • Avnet, Inc. v. Nicolucci,
    679 So.2d 7 1996 WL 324992 95-03350
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. June 14, 1996
  • Scott v. U.S. Dept. of Justice,
    920 F.Supp. 1248 1996 WL 156798 94-622
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. . March 19, 1996
  • Praxair, Inc. v. Florida Power & Light Co.,
    64 F.3d 609 1995 WL 519150 94-2165
    United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. September 19, 1995
  • In re Cascade Intern. Securities Litigation,
    894 F.Supp. 437 1995 WL 440812 91-8652-CIV
    United States District Court, S.D. Florida. June 27, 1995
  • In re Cascade Intern. Securities Litigation,
    840 F.Supp. 1558 1993 WL 535210 91-8652-CIV-NESBITT
    United States District Court, S.D. Florida. December 16, 1993
  • Matter of Celotex Corp.,
    152 B.R. 667 1993 WL 98568 90-10017-8B1, 91-40, 90-10016-8B1
    United States Bankruptcy Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. April 01, 1993
  • Matter of Celotex Corp.,
    152 B.R. 661 1993 WL 60607 90-10016-8B1, 90-10017-8B1, 91-40
    United States Bankruptcy Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. March 03, 1993
  • Matter of Celotex Corp.,
    152 B.R. 647 1993 WL 69126 90-10016-8B1, 90-10017-8B1, 91-40
    United States Bankruptcy Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. February 23, 1993
  • Matter of Celotex Corp.,
    152 B.R. 652 1993 WL 63960 90-10016-8B1, 90-10017-8B1, 91-40
    United States Bankruptcy Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. February 23, 1993
  • Matter of Celotex Corp.,
    149 B.R. 997 1993 WL 16433 90-10016-8B1, 90-10017-8B1, 91-40
    United States Bankruptcy Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. January 26, 1993
  • The Florida Bar Re: Amendment to Florida Rules of Judicial Admin.,
    609 So.2d 465 1992 WL 275890 79,614
    Supreme Court of Florida. October 08, 1992
  • In re Amendments to Florida Probate Rules,
    607 So.2d 1306 1992 WL 249483 79,616
    Supreme Court of Florida. September 24, 1992
  • In re Amendments to Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure,
    606 So.2d 227 1992 WL 246494 79,615
    Supreme Court of Florida. September 24, 1992
  • The Florida Bar Re: Amendment to Rules Regulating The Florida Bar,
    605 So.2d 252 1992 WL 171431 79,288
    Supreme Court of Florida. July 23, 1992
  • In re Amendments to Florida Small Claims Rules,
    601 So.2d 1201 1992 WL 163954 79,618
    Supreme Court of Florida. July 16, 1992
  • In re Amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure,
    604 So.2d 1110 1992 WL 163953 79,613
    Supreme Court of Florida. July 16, 1992
  • The Florida Bar re: Advisory Opinion--Nonlawyer Preparation of Residential Leases Up to One Year in Duration,
    602 So.2d 914 1992 WL 148236 77,737, 77,675
    Supreme Court of Florida. July 02, 1992
  • The Florida Bar re Amendment to Rules Regulating the Florida Bar,
    597 So.2d 792 1992 WL 63095 79,327
    Supreme Court of Florida. April 02, 1992
  • Insurance Co. of North America v. Perreault,
    789 F.Supp. 381 1992 WL 70371 89-1641-CIV-T-17C
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. March 31, 1992
  • In re Amendments to Rules Regulating The Florida Bar 1-3.1(a) and Rules of Judicial Admin. 2.065 (Legal Aid),
    598 So.2d 41 1992 WL 28431 74,538
    Supreme Court of Florida. February 20, 1992
  • In re Removal of A Chief Judge,
    592 So.2d 671 1992 WL 8278 79,206
    Supreme Court of Florida. January 17, 1992
  • The Florida Bar re Approval of Forms Pursuant to Rule 10-1.1(b) of the Rules Regulating the Florida Bar,
    591 So.2d 594 1991 WL 258213 77,737
    Supreme Court of Florida. December 05, 1991
  • The Florida Bar re Amendments to Rules Regulating The Florida Bar 1-3.7; 3-5.1(g); 3-5.2; 14-1.1 and Chapter 15,
    593 So.2d 1035 1991 WL 240176 75,716
    Supreme Court of Florida. November 14, 1991
  • The Florida Bar Re: Amendments to Rules Regulating The Florida Bar,
    587 So.2d 1121 1991 WL 203462 77,963, 77,614, 77,613, 77,873, 77,615
    Supreme Court of Florida. October 10, 1991
  • Florida Bar Re: Amendments to Rules Regulating Florida Bar Chapter 10,
    581 So.2d 901 1991 WL 107923 74,721
    Supreme Court of Florida. June 20, 1991
  • Rules Regulating The Florida Bar--Approval of Forms, Rule 10-1.1(b),
    581 So.2d 902 1991 WL 107925 77,205
    Supreme Court of Florida. June 20, 1991
  • Houston Lawyers’ Ass’n v. Attorney General of Texas,
    501 U.S. 419 111 S.Ct. 2376 90-813, 90-974
    Supreme Court of the United States June 20, 1991
  • The Florida Bar v. Florida Service Bureau, Inc.,
    581 So.2d 900 1991 WL 101173 74,030
    Supreme Court of Florida. June 13, 1991
  • The Florida Bar Re Frankel,
    581 So.2d 1294 1991 WL 101175 76,853
    Supreme Court of Florida. June 13, 1991
  • Glades, Inc. v. Glades Country Club Apartments Ass’n, Inc.,
    571 So.2d 1308 1991 WL 1370 73,467
    Supreme Court of Florida. January 03, 1991
  • The Florida Bar: Petition to Amend the Rules Regulating the Florida Bar--Advertising Issues,
    571 So.2d 451 1990 WL 210397 74,987
    Supreme Court of Florida. December 21, 1990
  • In re Amendments to Rules Regulating The Florida Bar- 1-3.1(a) and Rules of Judicial Admin.- 2.065 (Legal Aid),
    573 So.2d 800 1990 WL 207496 74,538
    Supreme Court of Florida. December 13, 1990
  • The Florida Bar Re Amendments to Rules Regulating The Florida Bar Chapter 6 (Legal Specialization and Educ. Programs),
    570 So.2d 1301 1990 WL 192302 75,788
    Supreme Court of Florida. November 29, 1990
  • The Florida Bar Amendment to Rules Regulating The Florida Bar Rule 1-3.2 (Membership Classifications),
    570 So.2d 940 1990 WL 192303 76,422
    Supreme Court of Florida. November 29, 1990
  • Castle v. Sangamo Weston, Inc.,
    837 F.2d 1550 1988 WL 8598 86-3543, 86-3579
    United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. February 26, 1988
  • American Cyanamid Co. v. Mississippi Chemical Corp.,
    817 F.2d 91 3 UCC Rep.Serv.2d 1411 85-3918
    United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. May 14, 1987
  • Complaint of Hercules Carriers, Inc.,
    614 F.Supp. 16 80-563-CIV-T-GC
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. September 14, 1984
  • Vagabond Travel and Tours, Inc. v. Universal Inns of America, Inc.,
    440 So.2d 482 83-966
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. November 04, 1983
  • Borrell-Bigby Elec. Co., Inc. v. United Nations, Inc.,
    385 So.2d 713 79-371
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. June 27, 1980
  • Day v. Florida Ins. Guaranty Ass’n,
    358 So.2d 602 77-1431
    District Court of Appeal of Florida,Second District. May 12, 1978
  • Travelers Ins. Co. v. Rodriguez,
    357 So.2d 464 77-1968
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. April 12, 1978
  • Graney v. Rippy,
    349 So.2d 845 77-625
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. September 16, 1977
  • Travelers Insurance Company v. Dobbs,
    339 So.2d 1162 76-1048
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. December 10, 1976
  • Hayes v. Criterion Corp.,
    337 So.2d 1026 75-1573
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. October 06, 1976
  • Valdez v. Fesler,
    335 So.2d 553 46,275
    Supreme Court of Florida. July 14, 1976
  • Peoples v. Florida Ins. Guaranty Ass’n, Inc.,
    313 So.2d 40 73-795
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. April 02, 1975
  • Castellano v. Travelers Ins. Co.,
    305 So.2d 268 74-141
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. December 31, 1974
  • Valdez v. Fesler,
    298 So.2d 512 73-454
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. July 24, 1974
  • Aronoff v. Snider,
    292 So.2d 418 73-682
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. March 29, 1974
  • Millett v. Travelers Indemnity Company,
    287 So.2d 708 73-18
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. January 09, 1974
  • McKay v. Perry,
    286 So.2d 262 73-21
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. December 05, 1973
  • Maurici-Lino v. Brooks,
    255 So.2d 546 71-82
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. December 22, 1971
  • Sun Ins. Office, Limited v. Phillips,
    230 So.2d 17 69-277
    District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. January 09, 1970

Community & Civic Affiliations

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  • Member of Board of Directors for Moffitt Cancer Center and Member of Executive Committee

Professional Associations

  • American College of Trial Lawyers
    • Former State Chair
  • Fellow International Association of Barristom
  • Fellow International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow of American Board of Trial Advocates

Military Services

  • Captain, US Army (1966-1968)

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