Brian E. Chojnowski



Most people do not associate the legal profession with creativity, but Brian enjoys finding unique solutions and fresh perspectives. Whether he’s in the courtroom or advising his clients, Brian finds new and innovative ways to communicate and explain complex legal issues to others. Brian has honed his courtroom skills through years of trial practice, giving his clients confidence that their cases will be adeptly handled. Each case has a unique definition of “success” and Brian has the knowledge and experience to guide his clients to a successful outcome.

Brian was born in Annapolis, Maryland and having grown up in a military family, has lived throughout the United States. Brian attended Whitehall-Yearling High School in Whitehall, Ohio and graduated summa cum laude from Kent State University with a degree in Health Care Administration.

After graduating from Kent State, Brian attended law school at the Florida State University College of Law. During his second and third years of law school, Brian interned with the Office of the State Attorney, Second Judicial Circuit. Upon graduation, Brian joined the Office of the State Attorney and tried cases in the juvenile, traffic, misdemeanor, and felony divisions. As an Assistant State Attorney, Brian prosecuted over 60 jury trials and had the most trials in the Second Judicial Circuit in 2010.

Practice Areas


  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, FL (J.D., 2008)
  • Kent State University, Kent, OH (B.S., 2005)
    summa cum laude


  • State of Florida, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kubicki Draper First Party Practice Group, Member
  • Kubicki Draper Hospitality, Retail, and Premises Liability Practice Group, Member
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Tallahassee Bar Association
  • Gulf Coast Association of Insurance Professionals

Certifications / Specialties

  • Certified Continuing Education Instructor, State of Florida

Special Awards and Recognitions

  • "AV Preeminent" Peer Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Martindale-Hubbell 

Speaking Engagements / Presentations

  • "Valued Policy Law Claims and Anti-Concurrent Causation Clauses," Universal, 2021
  • "The General Specifics on Liability for Injuries on Adjacent Properties," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2021
  • "Defending Against Inflated Estimates in First Party Homeowners Claims," Homeowners Choice, 2020
  • "Dram Shop Law and Alcohol Vendor Liability," KD Webinar, 2020
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," GEICO Webinar, 2020
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2020
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2020
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," AAA, 2020
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," MetLife, 2020
  • "Traumatic Brain Injury," FCCI, 2019
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee (FIFEC), 2019
  • "Percutaneous Discectomy and Trends in Microsurgery," GEICO, 2019
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," GEICO, 2018
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," FCCI, 2018
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," GEICO, 2018
  • "Premises Liability Update" and "Dispositive Motions Practice for Insurance Adjusters," Travelers, 2018
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," Progressive, 2018
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. - Pensacola 12th Annual CE Event, 2018
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," Allstate 2017
  • "Traumatic Brain Injury," GEICO, 2017
  • "Admissibility and Use of Biomechanical Experts in Personal Injury," Auto Owners, 2016
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," GEICO, 2016
  • "Proposals for Settlement," CNA, 2016
  • "Admissible Evidence in SIU Criminal Trials," Kubicki Draper PIP/SIU Conference, 2013
  • Overview
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  • Credentials
  • Presentations
  • Authorships



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

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

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 | 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 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, 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

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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 175 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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