June 8, 2017
Congratulations to our 2017 Super Lawyers and Florida Rising Stars!
Amy Melia specializes in all aspects of insurance defense, including property damage claims, liability coverage, negligence, premises liability, bodily injury, and contractual disputes throughout Florida, with a primary focus in first party property claims and third party liability claims.
Prior to joining Kubicki Draper, Amy practiced for nearly four years at a private insurance defense firm handling all aspects of litigation from pre-suit claim handling through jury trial.
Amy began her legal career practicing immigration and family law, at FCSL's Immigrant Rights Clinic, Dade Legal Aid, and the "Put Something Back” Pro Bono Project. She subsequently became the Director of the Dade County Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service, overseeing its launch in 2010 and its first two years of operation.
Amy obtained her Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law in 2009 with Pro Bono Honors and was the recipient of the Governor’s Merit Scholarship and Dean’s Scholarship. She expanded her legal education by studying abroad at the Faculté de Droit (Law School Program) at the Université D’Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand, France, focusing on International and UN Law in 2008. Amy attended the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina, and received a B.A. in Political Science in 2006 and earned “Highly Distinguished” Status for Academic Achievement. She was born and raised in Hingham, MA.
In 1963, Gene Kubicki founded the firm based on dedication to excellence. The same high standards have been maintained for over five decades -- years which have seen the firm’s ranks swell to over 100 attorneys.
Our team knows return clients are the life blood of any law firm and this is why we ensure client satisfaction by an exacting attention to service and quality. Client service coupled with a spectacular work ethic, makes our team hard to beat... Literally!
In response to the growing needs of its clients, the firm began expanding in the early 1980's and today is a diverse full-service law firm providing trial, appellate, coverage, commercial and real estate transaction services.
Kubicki Draper enjoys a national reputation for expertise in the handling of complex, high stakes litigation matters, as well as, appellate, general commercial and real estate practice.