Gaffney, Brooke M.

444 Seabreeze BoulevardSuite 900Daytona Beach, FL 32118- 3953

Updated: 02/13/2017

Overview

Brooke Gaffney is an associate attorney in the Insurance Defense practice group at Smith Bigman Brock. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Ms. Gaffney graduated from Barry University School of Law, Magna Cum Laude, earning her Juris Doctorate in 2014. During law school Ms. Gaffney was a Law Review Associate Editor; served on the Editorial Board as a Note and Comment Editor; and authored...

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Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Associate, since 2014

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Nursing Home Defense
  • Automobile Negligence Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Bad Faith Litigation

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2015

Other Affiliations

  • Volusia County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2015 - 2016 (Board of Directors)
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association, 2014 - Present (Member)
  • Volusia/Flagler Association for Women Lawyers, 2014 - Present (Member)
  • Volusia County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2014 - Present (Member)
  • Volusia County Bar Association, 2014 - Present (Member)

Honors

  • Trial Team , 2011 - 2012
  • Moot Court, 2012 - 2014
  • Moot Court First Year Oral Arguments - Elite Eight, 2012
  • ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition, 2013
  • ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition - Sweet Sixteen, 2014
  • Book Award - Torts - Fall, 2011
  • Book Award - Legal Writing & Research I - Fall, 2011
  • Book Award - Contracts - Fall, 2011
  • Book Award - Legal Writing & Research II - Spring, 2012
  • Book Award - Insurance Law - Spring, 2013
  • Book Award - Florida Constitutional Law - Spring, 2013
  • Book Award - Motions & Depositions - Fall, 2013
  • Book Award - Florida Evidence - Spring, 2014
  • Book Award - Remedies - Spring, 2014

Education

  • Barry University School of Law, Orlando, Florida, 2014
    Juris Doctor
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Law Review: Barry Law Review, Editorial Board - Note & Comment Editor, 2013 - 2014
    Law Review: Barry Law Review, Nominated for National Scribes Law Review Award, 2014
    Law Review: Barry Law Review, Nominated for Burton Award for Excellence in Student Legal Writing, 2014
  • University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, 2010
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Major: Political Science
  • Daytona State College, Daytona Beach, Florida, 2005
    Associates of Arts
    Honors: With High Honors
  • Daytona State College, Daytona Beach, Florida, 2002
    Associate of Science
    Honors: With High Honors
    Major: Legal Studies

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Articles

Published Works

  • Amendments to Federal Removal Statute: Curtailing Adjudication of Diversity Cases or Bad Faith Causes of Action?, Barry Law Review Journal, Spring, 2014

Office Information

Address

444 Seabreeze BoulevardSuite 900Daytona Beach, FL 32118- 3953

Fax

  • 386-257-1834

Email

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