Attorney Bios

Michelle L. Smith

 

LICENSURE
The Florida Bar

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

 

EDUCATION
Nova Southeastern University (J.D.)
Florida State University (B.A. English)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

July 2019 to present: Associate, BAZINSKY | KORMAN | BAKER, P.A
Litigator concentrating on insurance coverage analysis, determination and defense, first and third party insurance defense, including bad faith, property, and personal injury; general liability.

 

Prior Staff Counsel, HERITAGE PROPERTY & CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY
Managed substantial caseload, drafted and argued dispositive motions, conducted and defended depositions, conducted Examinations Under Oath, attended mediations, and provided legal advice and strategy to litigation adjusters and managers.

 

Prior Associate, BAZINSKY | KORMAN | BAKER, P.A
Litigator concentrating on insurance coverage analysis, determination and defense, first and third party insurance defense, including bad faith, property, and personal injury; general liability.

 

Prior Associate, KOCH PARAFINCZUK & WOLF, P.A.
Litigator concentrating on insurance coverage analysis, determination and defense, first and third party property insurance defense, and workers' compensation defense; defense of negligent security, premises liability, and wrongful death actions.

 

Michelle L. Smith