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What do you do after a cycling accident?

Our state leads the nation in the number of annual bicycling related fatalities, and most of these accidents involve a collision with a car. In Florida, cyclists involved in an accident with a motor vehicle can seek compensation for their injuries under their own automobile insurance policy.

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Brian and his staff are compassionate and make you feel a part of the family. The efforts to make you feel as if you are in charge of the outcome in a wrongful death is important because you have already lost so much… Brian and his staff made sure I was kept knowledgeable of all aspects of what was happening. The office got to know intimate details of my life and help me though painful aspects. If I ever needed representation again it would be from this law firm.

Professional Distinctions

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
  • AV® Preeminent Rating™, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Florida Super Lawyers: 2006-2016
  • Florida Trend Legal Elite: 2008-2011, 2014
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission (2005-2010)
  • Judicial Nominating Commission, Fifth District Court of Appeal (1998-2002)
    Chairman (1999-2000)
    Vice Chairman (1998-1999)
  • Outstanding Committee Chair, Orlando County Bar Association (1993-1994)
  • Outstanding Service Award, Orange County Bar Association (2003-2004)
  • Award of Excellence, Orange County Legal Aid Society (1994)
  • “Best of the Bar” recognition by Orlando Business Journal (2006)
  • “Orlando’s Top Lawyers” recognition by Orlando Home & Leisure Magazine (2010)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Orange County Bar Association
    • President (2001-2002)
    • President-elect (2000-2001)
    • Chairman, Lawyer Referral Service Committee (2003-2006)
    • Vice Chairman, Diversity Committee (2003-2004)
    • Member, Executive Council (1996-1997, 1998-2000, 2003-2004)
    • Board of Directors, Orange County Bar Association Foundation, Inc. (1998-2001)
    • Board of Directors, Legal Aid (2001-2002)
    • Chairman, Legislation Committee (1993-1994)
    • Young Lawyers Section:
      • Board of Directors (1991-1997)
      • President (1996-1997)
      • Secretary (1994-1995)
  • The Florida Bar
    • Governor, Young Lawyers Section Board of Governors (1997-1999)
  • Florida Justice Association
    • Board of Directors (1991-1994)
    • Chairman, Young Lawyers Section (1993)
  • American Association for Justice

COURTS ADMITTED TO:

  • All Courts in the State of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States Supreme Court

PUBLISHED WORKS AND LECTURES:

  • Lecturer
    “Mediation-Practicing With Professionalism” (Spring, Fall 1999)
  • Lecturer
    “Mediation: It’s More Than Just Showing Up” (1996)
  • Lecturer
    “Handling Liens on Contingency Fee Cases” (1996)
  • Lecturer
    “Collateral Sources: Pitfalls for Practitioners” (1993, 1994)
  • Author
    “Mel Martinez: Portrait of an Immigrant”, IMPACT (Summer 1996)
  • Co-Author
    “Exclusion of Witnesses and Limitations on Testimony”, Chapter 9, Florida Civil Trial Practice (1990)

EDUCATION:

  • Wake Forest University, B.A. (1984)
  • Mercer University School of Law, J.D. (1987)
    • Moot Court Board
    • Intrastate Moot Court Competition Team

CIVIC AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS (Past and Present):

  • Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida
    • Board of Directors
    • Chairman
    • Vice Chairman
  • Central Florida Regional Commission on Homelessness
    • Commissioner
  • City of Orlando Affordable Housing Commission
    • Vice Chairman
  • Orange County Charter Review Commission
    • Chairman
  • Orange County Jail Oversight Commission
  • Crew Boosters of Winter Park High School
    • President
    • Board Member
  • Saint Michael’s Episcopal Church
    • Member of the Vestry
    • Senior Warden
  • UCP Child Development Center
    • Board of Directors
  • Guardian Ad Litem for Abused Children
  • Indian Princess Tribe Father/Daughter Program
  • Lee Middle School Advisory Committee
  • Active in support of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Foundation

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Toll-Free: (888) 726-6735

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