Kari K. Jacobson has been elected to The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel. The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) is composed of recognized leaders in the legal community who have achieved professional distinction. FDCC Membership is limited, selective, and by nomination only.
December 6 & 9, 2016
Jason Azzarone taught a continuing legal education seminar presented by the National Business Institute entitled “How To Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out)” in Ft. Myers and Tampa, Florida. Mr. Azzarone spoke on three topics: Establishing Authenticity and Satisfying the Best Evidence Rule: the Unsurmountable Challenge; Using Expert Witnesses to Get Your Evidence in (and Keep Theirs Out); and Real-World Examples, Handy How-to’s and Sample Screen Shots.
Lou La Cava has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants.
Congratulations to Louis J. La Cava on being named the Best Lawyers’ 2017 Tampa Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year”.
Only a single lawyer in each practice in each community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year”.
Louis La Cava has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellows are selected based upon effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. The LCA is aggressively diverse in its composition. Established as a trial and appellate lawyer honorary society reflecting the American bar in the twenty-first century, the LCA represents the best in law among its 3,500 members. Lawyers, are vigorously vetted for skills, expertise, and service in order to be considered for membership in this organization.
Louis La Cava was elected to the Board of Directors of The Friends of Weedon Island. The Friends of Weedon Island exists to provide advancement of environmental preservation, education, and any other related or corresponding charitable purpose by the distribution of its funds for such purposes; and to engage in the preservation and protection of Weedon Island Preserve and in the education of the general public regarding the unique environmental and historical aspect of the preserve.
Louis La Cava was a speaker and panelist at the 4th Annual Vit-Buckle Society Meeting of retinal surgeons on the topic of Risk Avoidance and Management. The session was sponsored by Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company (OMIC).
Kari K. Jacobson spoke at the Hospitality Law Conference in Houston, Texas, February 22-24, 2016 on Aquatic Accident Investigations: “What Can Be Done So You Are Not Up The Lazy River Without a Paddle” with a focus on resort pools and water park accidents.
Louis La Cava was a judge for the preliminary round and quarterfinal round of the National Trial Competition, Region 6 Mock Trial Competition, hosted by Stetson Law School.
Kari K. Jacobson spoke at the 2016 CLM SE Conference, Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality on Feb 5, 2016 on Aquatic Accident Investigations: “What Can Be Done So You Are Not Up The Lazy River Without a Paddle” with a focus on resort pools and water park accidents.
La Cava and Jacobson is pleased to announce they will be opening up another full service office in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The office will open on January 4, 2016. William Carcioppolo will be joining the firm as a partner and will be working out of the Ft. Lauderdale office. The office will be defending medical malpractice cases against physicians and hospitals as well as claims against nursing homes and assisted living facilities. In addition, the office will defend administrative claims brought by the Department of Health against physicians and the defense of general liability cases.