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Legislative Committees

FJA Legislative Committees

The Florida Justice Association’s legislative committees are very active. FJA proposes proactive legislation that benefit our members and their clients, and attempt to amend or defeat unfavorable legislation.

To accomplish this, we have several legislative committees whose mission it is to help set FJA’s proactive legislative agenda, draft any proactive legislation that the FJA would like to pursue, assist in drafting position papers on issues and to act as an advisory group during the session on issues within the expertise of its members. Committees are created whenever a specific need arises, or, as with medical malpractice and insurance, need continual oversight.

Active legislative committees for the 2011-2012 year are:

  • Legislative Committee (oversees all committees)
      Chair: Gary Farmer, Ft. Lauderdale
  • Auto Insurance Committee
      Chair: Todd Copeland, Orlando
  • Bad Faith Committee
      Chair: Dale Swope, Tampa
  • Daubert Committee
      Chair: Troy Rafferty, Pensacola
  • Key Contact and Member Mobilization Committee
      Chair: Steve Cain, Miami
      Co Vice-Chair: Paul Anderson, Tallahassee
      Co Vice-Chair: Gabrielle D'Alemberte, Coral Gables
      Co Vice-Chair: Chris Ligori, Tampa
  • Medical Malpractice Committee
      Chair: Ken Sobel, Palm Beach Gardens
      Vice-Chair: Grant Kuvin, Orlando
  • Nursing Home Committee
      Chair: Nathan Carter, Orlando
  • Pre-Dispute Limitations on Damages Committee
      Co-Chair: Sean Domnick, Palm Beach Gardens
      Co-Chair: Stepehn Rosenthal, Miami
  • Products Liability Committee
      Chair: Leslie Kroeger, Palm Beach Gardens
  • Property Insurance Committee
      Chair: Gary Farmer, Ft. Lauderdale

If you are interested in joining any of these committees, please contact the Chairperson of the committee or the FJA Legislative Department. We need your help and welcome your participation.