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Presentations

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

34.    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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

52.     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.

53.     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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

61.     Florida Securities Dealers Association, Inc., 2012 Legislative Overview & Look Ahead; February 7, 2012.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

81.     Florida Defense Lawyers Association; Legislative Update; April 1, 2008, Tallahassee, FL. 

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

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

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

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

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

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