Jenifer Worley Elected to Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel

Jenifer Worley Elected to Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel

Jenifer S. WorleyJenifer Worley has been elected to The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC). The FDCC is a professional trade association of vetted and premier defense and corporate counsel and industry executives dedicated to leading the profession by advancing the principles of integrity, professionalism, fair civil justice, and intellectual capital.

Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!Wishing you hope, joy, peace, good health, favor, and love on this Thanksgiving Day. Good food that fills your table, good health as you work hard, and good times with your family and friends. Happy Thanksgiving from La Cava Jacobson & Goodis.

Thank You Veterans

On this Veterans Day, La Cava Jacobson & Goodis wants to remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free. We thank each of you among us who have served, and those who are currently serving as well. Thank you for always protecting the country and the people.

Juanita Serrano represents NFPA at the 2022 AAFPE Conference

Juanita Serrano represents NFPA at the 2022 AAFPE Conference

Juanita Serrano represents National Federation of Paralegal Association at the AAfPE Conference. The AAfPE’s National Conference is the a meeting of paralegal and legal studies educators. The meeting provides opportunities for educators to acquire essential and cutting-edge information and resources to ensure that paralegal and legal studies students are as knowledgeable and marketable as possible in the continuing challenging legal market. Juanita is currently serving as Board Advisor for the NFPA Board of Directors.

Juanita Serrano represents NFPA at the 2022 AAFPE Conference

Avoiding Medical Malpractice Lawsuits: The Teamwork Approach

Shareholder, Jeffrey Goodis, and Associates, Brittany Hudson and Andrew Hudson, host Client Presentation: Avoiding Medical Malpractice Lawsuits: The Teamwork Approach

Avoiding Medical Malpractice Lawsuits: The Teamwork ApproachShareholder Jeffrey Goodis along with Brittany Hudson and Andrew Hudson spoke to a group of gastroenterologists about avoiding medical negligence claims.  The theme of the presentation was teamwork and communication.  Our lawyers encouraged the physicians to work closely with their physician extenders and staff to identify issues and work to resolve them. We would welcome the opportunity to present to your group as well.

Congratulations on Your Admission to the Practice of Law

Congratulations on Your Admission to the Practice of Law

La Cava Jacobson & Goodis would like to congratulate our law clerks, Kevin Heckman, Taylor Kinmon and Dylan Farrow on passing the Florida Bar exam. We applaud their outstanding achievements and welcome them as our newest Associates.

Jeffrey M. Goodis Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers® for Medical Malpractice Law

Jeffrey M. Goodis Named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers® for Medical Malpractice Law

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, St. Petersburg (2023)Congratulations to Jeffrey M. Goodis for being named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, St. Petersburg (2023). The Lawyer of the Year distinction is awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one lawyer is recognized as the Lawyer of the Year for each specialty and location.

Best Lawyers in America® 2023

Eight La Cava Jacobson & Goodis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023

The Best Lawyers in America®Best Lawyers® announces the release of the 2023 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™, which honor and celebrate the professional accomplishments of the top legal talent in the country who were selected by their peers through
Best Lawyers’ purely peer-review selection process.

La Cava Jacobson & Goodis would like to congratulate the following lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

 

Louis J. La CavaLouis J. La Cava
Litigation – Insurance
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Kari K. JacobsonKari K. Jacobson
Construction Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

Jeffrey M. GoodisJeffrey M. Goodis
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

David S. NelsonDavid S. Nelson
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Jonathon P. LynnJonathon P. Lynn
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Erin M. DiazErin M. Diaz
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

 

Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America 2023 for work in:

 

Tia J. JonesTia J. Jones
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Mark MesserschmidtMark R. Messerschmidt
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

La Cava Jacobson & Goodis Miami

La Cava Jacobson & Goodis Miami

La Cava Jacobson & Goodis - MiamiLaCava Jacobson & Goodis, an “A.V.” rated medical malpractice and insurance defense firm, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Miami, Florida.

The office will be helmed by Gregory Glasser, who will be joined by Mario Gomez, and will further the firm’s statewide footprint to better serve its’ clients. Messrs. Glasser and Gomez  bring over 50 years of experience defending all types of general liability cases.  In addition, the office opens with full support staff to meet our clients’ needs.

“We’re excited to be joining a firm with a statewide profile and one that is recognized for its high standard of excellence,” said Mr. Glasser. “Miami is a strategic market for our firm as it will allow us to better serve our clients and meet their ongoing needs in the State’s largest  metropolitan area. Greg and his team have built a strong reputation in the Miami legal community and their practice and client base closely parallel the core practices and clients that LJG was founded upon” stated founding Shareholder, Louis J. LaCava.

Located in the Dadeland Commercial District, the new office brings LJG’s office count to 7 providing statewide and coast-to-coast coverage within the Sunshine State.

ABOUT LJG’S MIAMI TEAM:

Gregory Glasser

Gregory GlasserGregory Glasser is active in the South Florida community, having served on the Board and as a Vice President at the Alper Jewish Community Center, and he sponsors multiple programs for Patches (a not-for-profit pediatric care center).

Mr. Glasser’s practice will  focus on commercial litigation, catastrophic injury cases (premises liability, negligent security and motor vehicle accidents), insurance coverage disputes, and the defense of professional malpractice matters.  His clients range from large insurance companies, banks and hotels, to individuals and their businesses.

Mario Gomez

Mario GomezMario Gomez  is an experienced trial attorney having served as both defense counsel and in-house counsel throughout his career. Mr. Gomez’s practice focuses on catastrophic personal injury claims involving premises liability, automobile negligence, trucking, and negligent security.  Mario has gained significant trial experience throughout his over two decade career.  He has first-chaired dozens of cases to verdict.

Mr. Gomez has given dozens of seminars on issues of general liability defense, coverage matters and bad faith litigation.  He is an active member of the Florida Bar.  Since joining La Cava Jacobson & Goodis, Mario will continue handling general liability defense, automobile liability defense, insurance issues, and general civil litigation matters.

Wishing You a Warm Happy Memorial Day

As we head into the Memorial Day weekend, La Cava Jacobson & Goodis would like to honor the memory of our servicemen and women who paid the ultimate price to protect our freedom and wanted to thank their families for their sacrifice. We would also like to thank every person who has served and protected the country. We are forever grateful for the ultimate sacrifice of those who died for our country. May their courage and dedication never be forgotten.