For the new season of Law in the Library, a panel of local attorneys will present "Before and After the Storm" a guide during Florida's Hurricane season on Monday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. in Meeting Room A. .
Topics to be covered include:
- Before the storm: Insurance Coverage and Documenting Property Value.
- After the storm: Assessing the Damage, Claims, Federal Assistance, and Contractors.
Abby Ivey - An associate at Aronfeld Trial Lawyers where she represents injured clients in accident cases against all the major cruise lines, including Carnival and Royal Caribbean. She is a graduate of the University of Florida Levin College of Law, and received her B.A. in History from Florida International University.
Phil Kabler - A partner at Bogin, Munns & Munns, P.A. Kabler teaches at the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law and at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business Administration. He has practiced law since 1985 and specializes in corporation and business law.
Ela M. Hernandez - An associate at Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers, LLP’s Miami, Florida office where she represents a broad range of clients including insurance carriers, insureds and self-insured entities in a variety of litigated matters including premises and professional liability, coverage disputes, and construction defect amongst others. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Hernandez focused her practice on homeowners first-party litigation, at first representing policyholders and later defending insurance carriers. She received her J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and her B.A. in Political Science and International Relations with a minor in Economics from Florida International University.
Bob Butts - Apartner at the Gainesville law firm of Warner, Sechrest & Butts, P.A. His background is diverse as a construction law expert, a certified general contractor, and a published author. Mr. Butts assists clients in the areas of construction law, real estate law, business law, and personal injury.