Janet Durkee was born in New York City and has lived in Florida since 1986. Janet attended St. Petersburg College and obtained her ASN in 1994 and her BSN in 2007. Janet graduated from Stetson School of Law in 2010 and she admitted to the Florida Bar in October 2010.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Janet was a registered nurse providing care to patients in the recovery room, progressive intensive care and cardiac nursing units in hospitals in the Tampa Bay area. As a cardiac nurse, Janet honed her assessment skills by providing hands-on care in triage at a multi physician cardiology practice as their office registered nurse. After providing bedside nursing care for over two decades, Janet possesses a unique skill set making her highly proficient in the evaluation and defense of medical malpractice claims.
For the past 10 years Janet has handled the defense of complicated, medical professional negligence suits for hospitals, nurses, doctors, walk in clinics, surgery centers, nursing homes and home health care agencies. At La Cava & Jacobson, Janet will continue to defend physicians, nurses, hospitals and other health care facilities and providers in professional negligence cases.