Charles Fredrick Kondla



Charles Kondla practices within wide range of legal matter with a focus on complex litigation in the fields of premises liability and construction defect. While a significant portion of his practice is dedicated to general liability matters including premises liability, Charles also  represents owners, general contractors, design professionals, subcontractors and product manufacturers in a variety of contexts in the construction defect field. These representations include construction and design defect disputes, construction accident claims, environmental/pollution claims and construction contract/payment disputes.

Charles is a Miami native. He received his B.A. from Florida State University in 2009 and then attained his J.D. from Florida International University in 2013. While in law school, he was a member of the Board of Advocates and participated in the school’s judicial externship program, interning for United States District Court Judge Marcia G. Cooke.

Practice Areas


  • Florida International University College of Law (J.D., 2013)
    Board of Advocates, Vice-President of Public Relations, 2012-2013; Hispanic Law Student Association, Secretary, 2011-2012
  • Florida State University (B.A., 2009)


  • State of Florida, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2017
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kubicki Draper Construction Practice Group, Member
  • Kubicki Draper Hospitality, Retail, and Premises Liability Practice Group, Member
  • Kubicki Draper Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, Member
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association

Certifications / Specialties

  • Certified Continuing Education Instructor, State of Florida

Special Awards and Recognitions

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars (2023)
  • Hispanic National Bar Association, Top Lawyers Under 40 (2017)


  • Spanish

Speaking Engagements / Presentations 

  • "Defending Motorcycle Cases," AAA, 2024
  • "Human Nature - The Benefit of the Human Factors Expert," KD Webinar, 2024
  • "Construction Accidents and OSHA Violations," Kubicki Draper, 2023
  • "Premises Liability Update," Sedgwick, 2023
  • "Alcohol, Cell Phones and The Law," James River, 2022
  • "Effect of COVID-19 Emergency on Property Owners, Lenders and Tenants," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2022
  • "Experts in Construction Related Cases - Selection, Direction and Protection," Kubicki Draper Construction Conference, 2021
  • "The New Knew or Should have Known: Slippery Substances and Recent Impacts On Motion for Summary Judgment Standards," Sedgwick, 2021
  • "OSHA: Investigation, Findings and Admissibility," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2021
  • "Negligent Security," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2020
  • "Knew or Should Have Known: Slippery Substances & Falling Objects, Premises Liability Concepts for Commercial Establishments," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2020
  • "Experts in Construction Related Cases," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2020
  • "Social Media, Technology and Its Use in Claims Handling," Sedgwick, 2020
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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

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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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