Bretton C. Albrecht



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 2013-2017.

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.

Practice Areas


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


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

Professional Associations and Memberships

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

Certifications / Specialties

  • Certified Continuing Education Instructor, State of Florida

Special Awards and Recognitions

  • Rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers Magazine, Florida Rising Stars (2013-2021)
  • Martindale-Hubbell 

Speaking Engagements / Presentations

  • "In the Red Zone – Handling Civil Remedy Notices in First Party Cases," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2023
  • "The ABCs of Coverage, Bad Faith, and Civil Remedies," Gainsco, 2022
  • "Florida Case Law Update: Notable Decisions 2022," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2022
  • "Civil Remedy: Protocols and Procedures," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2021
  • "Advanced PIP Litigation - Part I," KD Webinar, 2020
  • "CRAPS – Civil Remedy Anatomy, Protocols, and Solutions," Kubicki Draper, Go All In for KD’s Claim Game – First Party Property Conference, 2019
  • "Appellate and Post Trial Issues and Interlocutory Appeals – Writs and Appeals from Non-Final Orders," GEICO, 2018

Published Works

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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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Tampa Office

400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 1200
Tampa, FL 33602

T: 813.204.9776 F: 813.204.9660

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Orlando Office

201 South Orange Avenue, Suite 475
Orlando, FL 32801

T: 407.245.3630 F: 407.245.7685

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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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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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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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Mobile Office

11 North Water Street, Suite 10290
Mobile, AL 36602

T: 251.308.3351 F: 251.287.1624

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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 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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