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Philip M. Burlington

Philip BurlingtonAV Peer Review Rated

Practice Areas:

  • Board Certified in Appellate Practice

Admitted:

  • 1979, Florida
  • 1980, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • 1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • 2004, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Law School:

  • University of Florida, J.D., 1978

College:

  • Johns Hopkins University, B.A., 1975

Member of Professional Organizations:

  • The Florida Bar
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association

Biography:

  • 1979-81, Staff Attorney to Senior U.S. District Judge Charles B. Fulton and U.S. District Judge James C. Paine, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • 1981-85, Staff Attorney to Senior U.S. District Judge William J. Campbell, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • 1994, Board Certified Appellate Practice Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education

Author:

  • Florida Civil Practice Damages, Chapter 10 "Post-Trial Proceedings," The Florida Bar CLE 6th Ed. 2005

Contact Information:

  • Burlington & Rockenbach, P.A.
    Court House Commons/Suite 430
    444 W. Railroad Avenue
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401
    Tel: 561-721-0400
    Fax: 561-721-0465
    pmb@FLAppellateLaw.com
Bard D. Rockenbach

Philip BurlingtonAV Peer Review Rated

Practice Areas:

  • Board Certified in Appellate Practice

Admitted:

  • 1988, Florida
  • 1993, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • 1989, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • 1994, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Law School:

  • Stetson University, J.D., 1988

College:

  • University of Florida, B.S., Accounting, 1984

Member of Professional Organizations:

  • The Florida Bar
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association

Biography:

  • 1995, Board Certified Appellate Practice Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education

Author:

  • "The Practical Limitations of the Economic Loss Rule," The Florida Bar Journal, November 1995
  • "Spoliation of Evidence: A Double-Edged Sword," The Florida Bar Journal, November 2001
  • “When and How to Interview a Juror,” FJA Journal, September/October 2008

Contact Information:

  • Burlington & Rockenbach, P.A.
    Court House Commons/Suite 430
    444 W. Railroad Avenue
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401
    Tel: 561-721-0400
    Fax: 561-721-0465
    bdr@FLAppellateLaw.com
Andrew A. Harris

Andrew A. Harris Practice Areas:

  • Board Certified in Appellate Practice

Admitted:

  • 2005, Florida
  • 2008, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • 2009, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Law School:

  • George Washington University, J.D., 2002, with honors; Member of Law Review, 2000-2002.

College:

  • Florida State University, B.S., Criminology, 1999, Magna Cum Laude.

Member of Professional Organizations:

  • The Florida Bar
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association

Biography:

  • 2011, Board Certified Appellate Practice Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
  • 2002-05, Staff Attorney to The Honorable Robert M. Gross, Fourth District Court of Appeal

Author

  • “Fraud on the Court,” FJA Journal, November/December 2008
  • “How to be Reasonably Certain of a Successful Claim for Lost Future Earning Capacity,” FJA Journal, July 2009
  • “What remedies are available when a Hospital fails to fulfill its obligation to provide emergency services and care?” FJA Case Law Insider Seminar, May 8, 2009
  • “FDUTPA’s measure of actual damages ain’t pretty,” FJA Case Law Insider Seminar, July 10, 2009
  • “An Attempt to Understand Florida Law Regarding Proposals for Settlement,” FJA Case Law Insider Seminar, January 15, 2010
  • “Confronting the Alcohol or Drug Defense Statute,” FJA Case Law Insider Seminar, March 12, 2010
  • “The distinction between treating physicians and expert physicians for purposes of discovery,” SCOPE IV Seminar, Palm Beach County Justice Association, December 3, 2010

Contact Information:

  • Burlington & Rockenbach, P.A.
    Court House Commons/Suite 430
    444 W. Railroad Avenue
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401
    Tel: 561-721-0400
    Fax: 561-721-0465
    aah@FLAppellateLaw.com
Nichole J. Segal

Nichole J. SegalPractice Areas:

  • Appellate Practice

Admitted:

  • 2007, Florida
  • 2009, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • 2009, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Law School:

  • Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, J.D., 2007

College:

  • Florida State University, B.S., Business, 2000

Member of Professional Organizations:

  • The Florida Bar
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association

Biography:

  • 2007-09, Staff Attorney to The Honorable Gary M. Farmer, Fourth District Court of Appeal.

Author:

  • “Issues When a Defendant Tenders Payment on a Judgment,” FJA Journal, January 2010

Contact Information:

  • Burlington & Rockenbach, P.A.
    Court House Commons/Suite 430
    444 W. Railroad Avenue
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401
    Tel: 561-721-0400
    Fax: 561-721-0465
    njs@FLAppellateLaw.com
Adam J. Richardson

Adam J. RichardsonPractice Areas:

  • Appellate Practice

Admitted:

  • 2012, Florida

Law School:

  • Florida State University, J.D., 2009, with honors; Journal of Transnational Law & Policy, Editor-in-Chief, 2008-2009, Article Editor, 2008

College:

  • Stetson University, B.A., History and Russian Studies, 2005, with honors

Member of Professional Organizations:

  • The Florida Bar
    Florida Justice Association
    Palm Beach County Justice Association
    Palm Beach County Bar Association

Biography:

  • 2009-12, Staff Attorney to The Honorable Robert M. Gross, Fourth District Court of Appeal

Author:

  • "Florida’s Medical Malpractice Presuit Requirements: Speed Bumps and Roadblocks on the Road to the Courthouse," FJA Journal, December 2012

Contact Information:

  • Burlington & Rockenbach, P.A.
    Court House Commons/Suite 430
    444 W. Railroad Avenue
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401
    Tel: 561-721-0400
    Fax: 561-721-0465
    ajr@FLAppellateLaw.com