CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 8, 2019) – Colson Hicks Eidson attorneys Latoya C. Brown, Stephanie Casey, Deborah Gander and Natalie Rico recently took part in four separate panel discussions at the Bench & Bar Conference, hosted by the American Inns of Court (Spellman-Hoeveler Chapter) on March 1, 2019. The conference, which brought together judges and lawyers in Miami, was one of the single largest CLE seminars of its kind in the nation.
Brown, associate and litigation attorney who practices in the areas of commercial litigation, mass torts, class action lawsuits and general civil litigation, spoke on the panel regarding Winning In Motion Calendar. Brown is currently running to represent the 11th Judicial Circuit on The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors.
Firm partner and experienced litigator, Casey, practices in the areas of commercial litigation, personal injury and class action litigation. She moderated a panel of four attorneys in a discussion regarding Managing and Handling the Government Investigation.
Gander, partner and board certified civil trial lawyer with more than $100 million in verdicts and settlements, focuses on insurance bad faith, medical malpractice, personal injury, professional liability, truck accidents and wrongful death. During the conference, she spoke as a panelist on Medical and Professional Malpractice.
Associate and litigation attorney, Rico, practices commercial litigation, mass torts, personal injury, medical malpractice and general civil litigation. She presented in a panel titled Handling Client Interviews.
The conference presented attendees with nearly 80 different programs, covering scores of practice areas, specialties, and emerging legal topics. Bringing in a faculty of more than 400 Supreme Court Justices, federal and state judges, general counsels, government leaders, public interest attorneys, private practitioners, government attorneys and related experts, the conference provided discussions ranging in size from a few dozen to nearly 4,000 people.
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The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson is a trial firm with 50 years of experience handling local, national and international litigation, and arbitration. Members of the firm have been involved in some of the country’s most high-profile and landmark cases resulting in impactful and precedential rulings. A mid-size firm with a diverse staff comprised of more than 50 percent women and minorities, Colson Hicks Eidson prides itself on a track record of developing future leaders within the legal profession and its civic and community involvement. Members of the firm have held notable positions serving on the boards of prominent institutions, such as the State University System of Florida and the Florida State Board of Education, and holding high-ranking offices, including President of the 60,000-member American Association for Justice; President of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers; President of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers; President of the Dade County Bar Association; President of the Miami-Dade Florida Association of Women Lawyers; United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; and Chairman of the Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission.