Barbara Fox is a Miami native who received her undergraduate degree from the University of Miami and her Juris Doctor from the University of Florida with Honors. In addition, Barbara served as a law clerk to the Honorable Magistrate Judge Chris McAliley for the Southern District of Florida. She specializes in the areas of civil appeals, civil litigation support and insurance coverage.

Practice Areas


  • University of Florida (J.D., 1998)
  • University of Miami (B.A., 1995)


  • State of Florida, 1998
  • Southern District of New York, 2004
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, 2023

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kubicki Draper Appellate and Coverage Practice Group, Member
  • Kubicki Draper First Party Practice Group, Member
  • Kubicki Draper Construction Practice Group, Member
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association

Certifications / Specialties

  • Certified Continuing Education Instructor, State of Florida


  • Spanish

Speaking Engagements / Presentations

  • "Damages in Construction Cases," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2023
  • "OSHA - Investigation Application and Detection of Fraud in First Party Property Estimates and Admissibility at Trial," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2023
  • "Touch Down! Litigating First Part claims in the Era of Reform," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2023
  • "In the Red Zone – Handling Civil Remedy Notices in First Party Cases," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2023
  • "PIP - What's Trending?," NARS, 2023
  • “Keeping Up with Construction Coverage: An Overview of Florida Law,” Kubicki Draper Construction Conference, 2022
  • "The ABCs of Coverage, Bad Faith, and Civil Remedies," National General, 2022
  • "A Covid Year in Review for First Party Claims," FIFEC, 2022
  • "How to Keep Everyone Happy: Tips and Strategies in Handling Multi-Claimant Pre-Suit Settlements," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2022
  • "Florida 4-Hour Law and Ethics Update," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2022
  • "Uncovering Fraud in an SIU Investigation to Preserve for a Civil Trial," Gainsco, 2022
  • "2020, A Year in Review for First Party Claims," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2021
  • "Civil Remedy: Protocols and Procedures," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2021
  • "Construction Defect Coverage Issues," Kubicki Draper Construction Conference, 2021
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," Gainsco, 2021
  • "Florida Case Law Update: From a Claims Handling Perspective," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2021
  • "Appraisal: An Alternative Modern Approach to Resolving First Party Claims," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2021
  • "Ace Your Pre-Suit Investigation," Gainsco, 2021
  • "Social Media, Technology and Its Use in Claims Handling," Gainsco, 2021
  • "The Good Faith, The Bad Faith and How to Avoid the Ugly in Claims Handling," Gainsco, 2021
  • "Florida Case Law Update," Gainsco, 2021
  • "Coverage Considerations in Construction Defect Claim," James River, 2021
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2020
  • "Material Misrepresentation in the Application," Pronto, 2020
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," FIFEC Webinar, 2020
  • "The Good Faith, The Bad Faith and How to Avoid the Ugly in Claims Handling," FedNat, 2020
  • "Hot Topics in PIP and Negotiating Low Limits Single & Multiple Claimants," Pronto, 2020
  • "Coverage Considerations in Construction Defect Claims," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2020
  • "Defending Bad Faith Claims When Your Insured Isn’t Acting in Good Faith - How to Avoid Extra-Contractual Claims in Handling First Party Claims," Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee (FIFEC), 2019
  • Appellate and Post Trial Issues and Interlocutory Appeals – Writs and Appeals from Non-Final Orders," GEICO, 2018
  • "Managing the Catastrophic Claim," GEICO, 2018
  • "Assessing Homeowners’ Claims for Fraud Involving Airbnb or Home-Sharing Arrangements," Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee (FIFEC), 2018
  • "Managing the Catastrophic Claim," Windhaven, 2018

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Magistrate Judge Chris McAliley,U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
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Miami Office

9100 South Dadeland Blvd., Suite 1800
Miami, FL 33156

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

110 East Broward Blvd., Suite 1400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

T: 954.768.0011 F: 954.768.0514

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West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Office

1700 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 800
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

1396 NE 20th Avenue, #500
Ocala, FL 34470

T: 352.622.4222 F: 352.622.9122

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Jacksonville Office

1 Independent Drive, Suite 1601
Jacksonville, FL 32202

T: 904.396.0062 F: 904.396.0380

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Baker | Bradford | Clay | Columbia | Duval | Flagler | Hamilton | Nassau | Saint Johns | Union

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 | Madison | Lafayette | Taylor 

Ft. Myers

Ft. Myers Office

13350 Metro Parkway, Suite 201
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, AL 36602

T: 251.308.3351 F: 251.287.1624

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Baldwin | Washington | Clarke | Escambia | Covington | Geneva | Houston | Henry |  Dale | Coffee | Barbour | Pike |Crenshaw | Butler  | Monroe | Clarke | Choctaw | Wilcox | Bullock | Russell

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Our Firm

our hi(story)

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 200 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.

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Kubicki Draper is committed to fostering an environment of equal opportunity for success and believes diversity is not only a moral imperative, but is also sound business practice.

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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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