Deborah  Bergin



Deborah Bergin practices in various areas of defense with a focus on trial litigation. Deborah received her Juris Doctorate and Masters in Business Administration in 1999 after being dually enrolled at Stetson University.

Deborah began her legal career as an Assistant State Attorney with the Orange/Osceola County State Attorney's Office in 1999. Over the course of the next three years, she prosecuted misdemeanors, then felonies, including drug trafficking, drug possession, grand theft and fraud cases. Deborah tried over 20 cases to jury verdict and more than 50 non-jury cases.

Prior to joining Kubicki Draper, Deborah had her own private practice where she focused on handling insurance, tort and contract defense, including automobile negligence, premises liability, products liability, construction defect, and wrongful death claims. She has also handled commercial litigation involving contract disputes.

Practice Areas


  • Stetson University, St. Petersburg, FL (J.D., 1999)
  • Stetson University, St. Petersburg, FL (M.B.A., 1999)
  • University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL (B.S., 1994)


  • State of Florida, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, 2008


  • Certified Continuing Education Instructor, State of Florida

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association

Speaking Engagements / Presentations

  • "Florida Case Law Update", Star & Shield, 2016
  • "Florida's Tort Threshold for Recovery of Non-Economic Damages", Personable, 2016
  • "Claims Management Challenges and Settlement Strategies", Allstate, 2016
  • "Risk Allocation: Contractual Indemnification, "Insured Contract" Coverage and "Additional Insured" Coverage & Restaurant and Fast Food Liability", CJW, 2015
  • "Fraud & Abuse" The Hartford, 2014
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  • Credentials
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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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Indian River | Martin | Okeechobee | Palm Beach | Saint Lucie


Tampa Office

400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 1200
Tampa, FL 33602

T: 813.204.9776 F: 813.204.9660

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Hernando | Hillsborough | Manatee | Pasco | Pinellas | Polk | Sarasota

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 Office

101 Southwest 3rd Street
Ocala, FL 34471

T: 352.622.4222 F: 352.622.9122

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Alachua | Citrus | Dixie | Gilchrist | Lake | Levy | Marion | Putnam | Sumter | Volusia

Jacksonville Office

1200 Riverplace Boulevard, Suite 850
Jacksonville, FL 32207

T: 904.396.0062 F: 904.396.0380

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Baker | Bradford | Clay | Columbia | Duval | Flagler | Hamilton | Lafayette | Madison | Nassau | Saint Johns

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 Office

1705 Metropolitan Boulevard, Suite 202
Tallahassee, FL 32308

T: 850.222.5188 F: 850.222.5108

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Bay | Calhoun | Franklin | Gadsden | Gulf | Jackson | Jefferson | Leon | Liberty | Wakulla | Washington

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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Charlotte | Collier | DeSoto | Glades | Hardee | Hendry | Lee


Mobile Office

11 North Water Street, Suite 10290
Mobile, Alabama 36602

T: 251.308.3351 F: 251.308.3352

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Our Firm


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!

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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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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.

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With a dozen offices throughout the State of Florida and key points in the Southeast, we've litigated in every nook, and represented every cranny. Our wide coverage allows us to offer defense unlike any other firm in the State of Florida and the southern parts of Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.

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