Sean-Kelly  Xenakis

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Sean-Kelly Xenakis has experience in complex Federal and State Court litigation in several areas of the law including professional liability, products liability, intellectual property, wrongful death and catastrophic injury negligence claims, premises and automotive/trucking liability, insurance coverage, as well as, client matters requiring crisis management. Sean has devoted his career to trial work on behalf of individuals and national corporate clients.

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Credentials

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, FL (J.D., 1999)
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL (B.S., Psychology, Criminology, )
    1995
    President's List; Dean's List; Psi Chi National Honor Society

Admissions

  • State of Florida, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2000
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2016

Certifications/Specialties

  • Certified Continuing Education Instructor, State of Florida

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kubicki Draper Trucking, Transportation and Logistics Practice Group, Co-Chair
  • Kubicki Draper Hospitality and Retail Practice Group, Member
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association

Special Awards and Recognitions

  • Named Florida "Super Lawyer" by Law and Politics Magazine (2009)
  • Named Florida "Rising Star" by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2012)

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Lambda Chi Alpha
Presentations

Speaking Engagements / Presentations

  • "Bad Faith Hot Topics and Social Media", Mercury, 2017
  • "Trucking Case Law and Regulations Update and/or Motor Carrier, Trucking and Cargo Law Developments", FIGA, 2016
  • "Florida 5 - Hour Law & Ethics Update", USAA, 2016
  • "Florida 5 - Hour Law & Ethics Update", MAPFRE, 2016
  • "Material Misrepresentation and Low Limit Solutions", Assurance America, 2016
  • "Florida 5 - Hour Law & Ethics Update", FCCI, 2014
  • "Hot Topics in Products Liability", Travelers, 2013
  • "Bad Faith - Top Ten Pitfalls to Avoid in Florida" & "Percutaneous Disc.", Travelers, 2012
  • "Trends in Microsurgery: If It Walks Like A Duck, Quacks Like a Duck, and Look Like a Duck...It's Still a Duck!", Kubicki Draper Claims Management Conference, 2012
  • "Insurance Coverage Basics", American Strategic, 2011
  • "Examinations Under Oath & Counter Claims Regarding Fraud", Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee (FIFEC), 2011
  • "Percutaneous Disc Strategies", Kubicki Draper Claims Management Conference, 2009
  • "Legal Issues of Spoliation of Evidence", Kubicki Draper Claims Management Conference, 2008
Experience

Past Employment Positions

  • Pinellas County State Attorney's Office, Assistant State Attorney

Pro Bono Activities

  • St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce (2000 - 2004)
  • St. Petersburg Civitan Club (2000 - 2004)
  • Exchange Club of Northeast St. Petersburg (2000 - 2004)
  • St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce (2001)
    Ambassador Committee
  • St. Pete Proud, Board of Director (1999 - 2000)
  • Overview
  • Practice Areas
  • Credentials
  • Presentations
  • Experience

locations

Miami

Miami Office

25 West Flagler Street, Penthouse
Miami, FL 33130

T: 305.374.1212 F: 305.374.7846

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Miami-Dade

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

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

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

Jacksonville Office

76 South Laura Street, Suite 1400
Jacksonville, FL 32202

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

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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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

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

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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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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 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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