Kenneth "Jayme"  Idle



Jayme Idle is a member of Kubicki Draper's Construction Practice Group and is Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar. Jayme primarily focuses his practice on construction litigation matters and has experience representing various members of the construction industry, including: owners, general contractors, subcontractors, homebuilders, manufacturers, material suppliers, and design professionals. His construction litigation experience includes matters involving: 

Construction defects 
Construction related product defects 
Design related claims 
Water intrusion claims 
Construction delay/acceleration claims 
Construction lien/bond claims 
Construction industry licensing issues 

Jayme possesses a strong passion for the practice of law and is particularly fascinated by the entire building construction process, no matter the size of the project.  Jayme’s passion and fascination is what drives him in his practice and allows him to take great pride and joy in his work.

In addition to his construction litigation experience, Jayme regularly defends claims involving bodily injury, wrongful death, premises liability, and other negligence related claims. 

Throughout his career, Jayme has handled numerous pro bono cases for both indigent persons and non-profit organizations at both the federal and state court levels. 

Jayme tenaciously represents each of his clients and strives to favorably resolve each of his cases in the most efficient and cost effective manner. Jayme views each of his cases as a "team effort" and encourages active participation from client representatives of all levels in an effort to achieve the desired result. 

Jayme graduated cum laude from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and earned his Bachelors of Arts degree summa cum laude from the University of Central Florida. Jayme is a current member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. 

In his time outside of the office, Jayme is an avid boater and saltwater fisherman and enjoys participating in those activities with his family.

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  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, FL (J.D., 2005)
    cum laude
    Dean's List
  • University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL (B.A., 2001)
    summa cum laude


  • State of Florida, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kubicki Draper Construction Practice Group, Member
  • Florida Bar Association

Certifications / Specialties

  • Florida Bar Board Certified - Construction Law
  • Certified Continuing Education Instructor, State of Florida

Special Awards and Recognitions

  • Listed Florida Trend's Magazine, Florida Legal Elite "Up & Comer" (2015)
  • Named Florida “Rising Star” by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2013 - 2016)

Fraternities / Sororities

  • Sigma Chi

Speaking Engagements / Presentations

  • "Construction Defect Claims: Overview and Current Trends on Indemnity Law," Kubicki Draper Construction Conference, 2021
  • "Substantial Factor Theory in Construction Defect Claims," Kubicki Draper Webinar, 2020
  • "Florida Lien Law, Bond/Surety law, Chapter 558-Construction Defects, General Liability and Workers' Compensation", City Electric, 2013

Published Works

  • "Legal Implications of Contracting Without a License in Florida," Kubicki Draper Quarterly, Spring 2016
  • "CD CASES: The Economic Loss Rule is Still Alive!”, Kubicki Draper Quarterly, Winter 2014
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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 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

76 South Laura Street, Suite 1400
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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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 401
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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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.


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