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Karina I. Perez

First Party Practice Group Member

Tampa Office
Direct Line: 813.314.1154

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Karina Perez joined Kubicki Draper’s Tampa Office in September of 2010. Her practice includes construction defects, premises liability, automobile accidents, commercial law, product’s liability, and first party property. Karina is also experienced in Federal practice having litigated in the United States District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.

Prior to joining Kubicki Draper, Karina graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana with a bachelor’s degree in business law and a minor in French language. She continued her education at Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law graduating Cum Laude. In law school, Karina was awarded a national honor for excellence in oral advocacy that has proven true in her practice at Kubicki Draper. Karina has successfully argued numerous motions for summary judgment and obtained favorable verdicts at trial.

Areas of Practice:
- Automobile
- Commercial/Corporate
- Construction Defects
- First Party Property
- Medical Malpractice
- Premises Liability
Bar Admissions:
- 2011, State of Florida
- 2012, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
- 2013, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
- Certified Continuing Education Instructor, State of Florida

- Loyola University, New Orleans, LA (J.D., cum laude, 2010)
   Honors: Trial Advocacy National Competition Team
- Tulane University, New Orleans, LA (B.S.M., 2007)
   Honors: Dean's List   
Speaking Engagements/Presentations:
- "Corporate Representative Depositions, 2015 Appellate Decisions & Transferring Risk in Construction
    Defects Cases", FIGA, 2015
- "5-HR Law and Ethics Update", Rimkus, June 2015
- "Defending Against Fraud: Pre-Suit Investigations", FIFEC, June 2015
- "We have Fraud, Can we Prove it?", West Coast Claims Association, March 2015
- "Summary Judgment: Strategies in Premises Liability Cases", West Coast Claims Association, March 2013
- "Premises Liability: Desperately Seeking Summary Judgment" West Coast Claims Association, March 2012  
Honors and Awards:
- Order of the Barristers
- National Honor for Oral Advocacy  

Professional Memberships and Associations:
- Florida Bar Association
- Hillsborough County Bar Association
- Hillsborough Association of Women's Lawyers 
- Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, Member
- West Coast Claims Association

- Recovering Attorney's Fees and Costs in Federal Court. Kubicki Draper Quarterly, Summer, 2012
- Calculating Entitlement to Setoffs; Kubicki Draper Quarterly, Spring, 2012
- Florida’s Deceptive Trade Practices Act; Kubicki Draper Quarterly, Summer, 2011  

Karina I. Perez - Associate
kip@kubickidraper.com - 813.314.1154 - - Tampa

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