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Presentations

1.     Center to Right Coalition, "Property Insurance Challenges Facing Florida," May 19, 2022; Tallahassee, FL. 

2.     Florida Chamber of Commerce, “Civil Justice Challenges in Florida – Issues Jeopardizing the Affordability of Coverage for Apartments Complex Owners, Property Managers, and Affordable Housing Providers,” May 18, 2022; Webinar

3.     U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, “What Can be Done to Mitigate Third Party Litigation Funding Uses and Abuses? Ethics,” April 20, 2022; Washington, D.C.

4.     Carlton Fields, “Punitive Damages,” March 31, 2022; Webinar.

5.     Florida Senior Living Association, “Tort reform prospects 2022,” February 8, 2022; Tallahassee, FL.

6.     Florida Chamber of Commerce Fly In, “"From Bottom 5 to Top 12: Fixing Florida’s Lawsuit Abuse Climate,” January 12, 2022; Tallahassee, FL.

7.     Florida Chamber of Commerce Insurance Summit, "The Cost of Driving in Florida – So Much More than a Premium Payment," Moderator; December 2, 2021; Tampa, FL. 

8.     Personal Insurance Federation of Florida, “The Tort Reform Landscape,” October 21, 2021; Atlantic Beach, FL. 

9.     Florida Truckers Association, “Mobilize: FTA’s Legislative and Judicial Priorities,” October 14, 2021; Lake Mary, FL.

10.   MakeMore Manufacturing Summit, “COVID Liability,” July 28, 2021; Tallahassee, FL. 

11.   Florida Defense Lawyers Association, “2021 Florida Liability Claims Conference – Florida Case Law and Legislative Update,” June 17, 2021; Orlando, FL.

12.   Florida Assisted Living Association, "FALA Virtual Legislative Day - COVID Liability Protections," March 12, 2021; Webinar. 

13.   Enterprise Florida Board of Directors & Stakeholders Meeting: Healthy Workforce, Productive Workplaces, “Florida’s Changing Legal Environment,” March 4, 2021; Tallahassee, FL.

14.   Civil Justice Reform Group, "Civil Justice Climate in the Sunshine State," March 4, 2021; Webinar. 

15.   Florida Realtors Broker Engagement Committee, “Business Liability Protections,” January 27, 2021; Webinar.

16.   Florida Trucking Association, “Summary Judgment, COVID Liability Protections, and other Lifesavers,” January 21, 2021; Jacksonville, FL.

17.   Florida Realtors Association, “Business Liability Protections,” January 15, 2021; Webinar. 

18.   Personal Insurance Federation of Florida, “5 Minutes on Insurance,” January 6, 201; Webinar.

19.   Associated Industries of Florida, “The Florida Business Forum,” December 4, 2020; Orlando, FL. 

20.   Florida Chamber of Commerce Insurance Summit, “Auto Glass Update: Breaking Away from AOB,” November 5, 2020; Webinar.

21.   Personal Insurance Federation of Florida, “The Tort Reform Agenda,” October 27, 2020; Webinar. 

22.   Center/Right Coalition, "COVID 19 Liability," October 8, 2020; Webinar.

23.   Florida Beverage Association, "COVID 19 Liability,"  October 6, 2020; Webinar. 

24.   Florida Assisted Living Association, “Election conversations with Liberty Partners of Tallahassee - Candidate Bruno Portigilati including Tort Panel,” August 13, 2020; Webinar.

25.   Florida Senior Living Association, “COVID 19 Liability,” July 29, 2020; Webinar.

26.   Haitian Lawyers Association, "Conversation with Haitian American Lawyers’ Association member, William Large," May 19, 2020; Webinar.

27.   Colodny Fass, "Hurricane + Pandemic Part 3: Emerging Issues for Property Insurance Coverage, Litigation and Legislation," May 15, 2020; Webinar.

28.   Civil Justice Reform Group, "Let the Sunshine In," November 12, 2019; West Palm Beach, FL.

29.   American Tort Reform Association, "Legislative Success in the Sunshine State," November 11, 2019; West Palm Beach, FL.

30.   Florida Chamber of Commerce, Insurance Summit, "Runaway Damages and Exploitation: Trends and Legal Remedies," Moderator; November 5, 2019; Miami, FL.

31.   Florida Chamber of Commerce, Future of Florida Forum, "$4,442 Reasons to Fix Florida’s Broken Legal Climate," Moderator; October 28, 2019; Orlando, FL.

32.   Personal Insurance Federation of Florida, "Civil Justice Reform Update," September 24, 2019; Napes, FL.

33.   Central Florida Medical Malpractice Claims Society, "2020 Legislative Session," September 18, 2019; Orlando, FL.

34.   Florida Assisted Living Association, "Is Tort the Answer," August 5, 2019; Orlando, FL.

35.   Florida Trucker’s Association, "Tort Reform in Florida," July 19, 2019, 2019; Palm Beach, FL.

36.   Carlton Fields In-House Counsel Forum, "Litigation Reform," April 6, 2019; Orlando, FL.

37.   Florida Trucker’s Association, "2019 Tort Outlook," April 2, 2019; Tallahassee, FL.

38.   Property Casualty Insurers Association, "Bad Faith Reform Isn’t Dead," September 14, 2018; St. Petersburg, FL.

39.   Florida Surplus Lines Association, "Florida Litigation Outlook," August 2, 2018; St. Pete Beach, FL.

40.   The Medical Professional Liability Association; "Recent Battles in the Effort to Promote MPL Reforms," May 17, 2018; Orlando, FL.

41.    American Tort Reform Association; "Trial Lawyer Candidates," March 20, 2018; Washington, D.C.

42.    The Florida Council of 100; "FJRI What We Do," November 16, 2017; Palm Beach, FL.

43.    Property Casualty Insurers Association, "The Future of the Supreme Court and Tort Reform Agenda," October 5, 2017; Amelia Island, FL.

44.    Civil Justice Reform Group, "2017 Legislative Overview & Look Ahead," February 15, 2017; Atlanta, FL.

45.    Florida Chamber of Commerce Annual Insurance Summit, "Job Creators Beware: Workers’ Comp Taking a Bigger Chunk Out of the Bottom Line," February 1-3, 2017; Miami, FL.

46.    Florida State University School of Medicine, "The Future of Medical Malpractice Law in Florida," January 31, 2017; Tallahassee, FL.

47.     Florida State University, "Constitutional Dialogues Interpretation as Political Process," October 7, 2016; Tallahassee, FL. 

48.     Florida Chamber of Commerce, "Board of Governors/Economic Development Task Force," September 19, 2016; Tallahassee, FL.

49.     Florida Insurance Council, "Workers’ Compensation Insurance Breakout – Case Law Update & Discussion of Legislation," July 26, 2016; Orlando, FL.

50.     Property Casualty Insurers Association, "Bad Faith and Assignment of Benefits," June 9, 2016; Tallahassee, FL.

51.     Florida Chamber of Commerce, "Climbing Out Of Florida’s “Judicial Hellhole," March 5, 2015; Tallahassee, FL.

52.     The Federalist Society, "Florida Statewide Conference," February 28, 2015; Orlando, FL.

53.     Florida State University School of Medicine, "The Future of Medical Malpractice Law in Florida," February 9, 2015; Tallahassee, FL.

54.     Florida Chamber of Commerce, "Battling The Trial Bar: How Lawsuit Abuse Reform Can Stop The Legal Games," January 27, 2015; Orlando, FL.

55.     Property Casualty Insurers Association, "Bad Faith," January 15, 2015; Amelia Island, FL.

56.     Florida Insurance Council, "2014 Legislative Recap & Look Ahead," December 9, 2014; Amelia Island, FL.

57.    Texas Alliance for Patient Access, "Ramifications of the McCall Decision," November 14, 2014; Austin, TX.

58.     American Tort Reform Association, "Ramifications of the McCall Decision," November 12, 2014; San Diego, CA.

59.     Florida Chamber of Commerce, "Right Direction Reform: Improving Workers’ Comp, Property Insurance and Lawsuit Abuse," September 30, 2014; Orlando, FL.

60.    American Legislative Exchange Council, "Judicial Nullification of Tort Reform in Florida," May 2, 2014; Kansas City, Mo.

61.     Florida College of Emergency Physicians, "2014 Legislative Overview & Look Ahead," March 10, 2014; Tallahassee, FL.

62.     Florida Securities Dealers Association, Inc., "2014 Legislative Overview & Look Ahead," February 11, 2014; Tallahassee, FL.

63.     Florida State University Medical School, Current Issues in Medical Liability Reform in Florida: The Changing Legal Landscape for New Lawyers, October 29, 2013; Tallahassee, FL.

64.     University of Florida Health Law Association, "Current Issues in Medical Liability Reform in Florida: The Changing Legal Landscape for New Lawyers," October 16, 2013; Gainesville, FL.

65.     Personal Insurance Federation of Florida, "Extra Contractual Damages," September 27, 2013; Destin, FL.

66.     American Legislative Exchange Council, "Daubert – Getting it Done," August 8, 2013; Chicago, IL.

67.     Florida Orthopedic Surgeon Conference, "2013 Legislative Recap," May, 31, 2013; Key Largo, FL.

68.     YMCA Youth Day in Government, "2013 Legislative Overview & Look Ahead," February 20, 2013; Tallahassee, FL.

69.     Florida Securities Dealers Association, Inc., "2013 Legislative Overview & Look Ahead," January 16, 2013; Tallahassee, FL.

70.     Florida Chamber Annual Insurance Summit, "Determining Damages: How to Accurately Calculate Medical Costs in Tort Cases," November 28-30, 2012; Orlando FL.

71.     Future of Florida Forum, "Healing What Ails Us – Healthcare’s Impact on Prosperity," October 8-10, 2012; Orlando, FL.

72.     Florida Securities Dealers Association, Inc., "2012 Legislative Overview & Look Ahead," February 7, 2012.

73.     Florida Chamber of Commerce Insurance Summit, "Bad Faith: The Trial Bar’s Tort Tax On Consumers," November 17-18, 2011; Orlando, FL.

74.     Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A., "Bad Faith Boot Camp," November 3, 2011, Maitland, FL.

75.     Capital Alliance Medical Society,  "2011 Legislative Overview & Look Ahead," October 19, 2011; Tallahassee, FL.

76.     American Legislative Exchange Council, "Victories and Insights from Florida," August 3 – 6, 2011; New Orleans, LA.

77.     Florida Insurance Council 2011 Summer Insurance Symposium, "Insurance: 3rd Party Bad Faith Reform," June 26-28, 2011; Daytona Beach, FL.

78.     Florida Concrete & Products Association Convention, "2011 Legislative Overview & Look Ahead," May 10, 2011; Naples, FL.

79.     Florida Securities Dealers Association, Inc., "2011 Legislative Overview & Look Ahead," March 29, 2011; Tallahassee, FL.

80.     Florida College for Emergency Room Providers, "Sovereign Immunity for Emergency Room Physicians," March 17, 2011; Tallahassee, FL.

81.     Florida Insurance Summit, "Bad Faith: Time for Good Faith Reforms," Moderator; January 27-28, 2011; Orlando, FL.

82.     American Tort Reform Association’s 2010 Annual Conference for State Coalition Leaders; "Civil Death Penalty," November 8-10, 2010; Oak Brook, IL.

83.     Florida Coalition for Children Board Meeting, "Child Welfare Community-Based Care: Risk, Liability and Reform," September 10, 2010; Tampa, FL.

84.     Florida Insurance Summit, "Legal Presentation on Bad Faith in Florida," January 27-28, 2010; Orlando, FL.

85.     Florida Chamber of Commerce, Future of Florida Forum, "Workers’ Compensation Reform," October 11-12, 2010; Orlando, FL.

86.     Florida Chamber of Commerce, Six Pillars Caucus System, Civic & Governance Systems, "2010 Legislative Overview & Look Ahead," July 21, 2010; Orlando, FL.

87.     State Farm Insurance, "Tallassee Experience," June 21, 2009; Tallahassee, FL.

88.     Florida Attractions Association Annual Conference & Trade Show, "Liability for child waivers," May 27, 2009; Sarasota, FL.

89.     Beer Industry of Florida, "Worker’s Compensation legislation," March 29, 2009; Tallahassee, FL.

90.     National Federation of Independent Businesses; "Worker’s Compensation and Slip and Fall legislation," February 10, 2009; Tallahassee, FL.

91.     The Florida Bar, "Funding Justice: The Summit for Florida's Courts," January 16, 2009, Miami, FL.

92.     Florida Defense Lawyers Association, "Legislative Update," April 1, 2008, Tallahassee, FL. 

93.     American Legislative Exchange Council, "A Transparent and Efficient Trial System: Key Reforms to Curb Litigation Abuse," Moderator; October 26-27, 2007; Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

94.     National Association of Professional Insurance Agents and the Florida Insurance Council, "2007 Legislative Overview & Look Ahead," June 25-26, 2007; Marco Island, FL.

95.     Florida Council of 100, "Tort Reform Task Force," May 11, 2006; St. Petersburg, FL.

96.     American Justice Partnership Partners’ Conference, "Abolishing the doctrine of joint and several liability," May 16-17, 2006; Washington, D.C.

97.     Florida Engineering Society, "Abolishing the doctrine of joint and several liability," March 29, 2006; Tallahassee, FL.

98.     Florida Chamber’s Board of Governor’s Meeting, "The need for civil justice reform," October 2005; Tallahassee, FL .