Bretton C. Albrecht

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Bretton Albrecht is an "AV" rated attorney who brings a wealth of experience to the appellate and coverage division at Kubicki Draper. Her practice focuses on appellate litigation, insurance coverage and defense, claim administration, bad faith claims, and complex litigation support.

Before joining Kubicki Draper, Bretton clerked for a number of years at Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal, where she served as a senior staff attorney, and she has also served as a staff attorney at Florida’s Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court. Bretton’s time as a judicial staff attorney not only honed her legal research, writing, and analytical skills, but also gave her a unique insight into the intricacies of trial and appellate practice.

Bretton is actively involved in the Appellate Practice Section of The Florida Bar, and she has authored multiple articles published in The Florida Bar Journal. She also serves as the Editor of Kubicki Draper’s "KD Quarterly." She was voted a Florida Super Lawyer "Rising Star" for 2013-2014.

Bretton was born and raised in Vero Beach, Florida. She earned her Bachelor of Arts, with highest honors, from Mississippi State University, and she earned her Juris Doctorate with honors, from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where she served on the Moot Court Board.

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Credentials

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, MS (J.D., 2006)
    cum laude
  • Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS (B.A., 2003)
    summa cum laude

Admissions

  • State of Florida, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 2013

Certifications/Specialties

  • Certified Continuing Education Instructor, State of Florida

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar, Appellate Practice Section
Pro Se Appellate Handbook. Editor (2014-Present)
  • The Florida Bar, Appellate Practice Section
Pro Se Appellate Handbook. Assistant Editor (2013-2014)
  • The Florida Bar, Appellate Practice Section
The Record, Assistant Editor (2013-2014)
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Appellate Practice Institute (ECAPI)
Planning Committee (2012-2013)
  • The Florida Bar, Appellate Practice Section
Assistant Editor, Florida Bar Journal submissions (2011-2013)
  • The Florida Bar, Appellate Practice Section
Member, Publications Committee (2009-Present)
  • The Florida Bar, Appellate Practice Section
Member, Continuing Legal Education Committee (2009-Present)
  • Dade County Bar Association

Special Awards and Recognitions

  • "AV Preeminent" Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named Florida "Rising Star" by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2013 - 2016)
Authorships

Published Works

  • "Jumping the Gun: Premature Appeals in Civil Cases", 84 Fla. Bar J. 42 (March 2010)
  • "Fee Simple: A Procedural Primer on Appellate Attorney's Fees and Costs", 87 Fla. Bar J. 24 (Feb. 2013)
  • "Inside the Fifth District Court of Appeal", The Record, Vol. XVIII, No.2 (2010 - 2011 updates)
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Miami

Miami Office

25 West Flagler Street, Penthouse
Miami, FL 33130

T: 305.374.1212 F: 305.374.7846

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Key West

Key West Office

402 Applerouth Lane, Suite 2C
Key West, FL 33040

T: 305.509.7300 F: 305.374.7846

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Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale Office

One East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1600
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

T: 954.768.0011 F: 954.768.0514

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West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Office

515 North Flagler Drive, Suite 1800
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

T: 561.640.0303 F: 561.640.0524

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Tampa

Tampa Office

400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 1200
Tampa, FL 33602

T: 813.204.9776 F: 813.204.9660

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Orlando

Orlando Office

201 South Orange Avenue, Suite 475
Orlando, FL 32801

T: 407.245.3630 F: 407.245.7685

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Brevard | Highlands | Orange | Osceola | Seminole
Ocala

Ocala Office

101 Southwest 3rd Street
Ocala, FL 34471

T: 352.622.4222 F: 352.622.9122

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Jacksonville

Jacksonville Office

1200 Riverplace Boulevard, Suite 850
Jacksonville, FL 32207

T: 904.396.0062 F: 904.396.0380

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Pensacola

Pensacola Office

125 West Romana Street, Suite 550
Pensacola, FL 32502

T: 850.434.0003 F: 850.434.0223

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Escambia | Holmes | Okaloosa | Santa Rosa | Walton

Tallahassee

Tallahassee Office

1705 Metropolitan Boulevard, Suite 202
Tallahassee, FL 32308

T: 850.222.5188 F: 850.222.5108

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Ft. Myers

Ft. Myers Office

13350 Metro Parkway, Suite 401
Fort Myers, FL 33966

T: 239.334.8403 F: 239.939.0700

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Mobile

Mobile Office

11 North Water Street, Suite 10290
Mobile, Alabama 36602

T: 251.308.3351 F: 251.308.3352

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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.

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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.

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With a dozen offices throughout the State of Florida and other key points in the southern parts of Georgia, Alabama and Mississipi, our firm is familiar to every venue statewide and will never get home-teamed.

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