Sebastian C. Mejia

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Sebastian Mejia has focuses his career on representing individuals, including those with no insurance coverage, as well as Fortune 500 corporations and some of the country’s largest insurance carriers from pre-litigation investigation through trial and appeals. His practice touches on all areas of insurance defense including pre-suit claims handling/bad faith prevention; complex personal injury; coverage investigations and litigation; complex litigation support, and appeals throughout the state. Sebastian recognizes that the legal process can be complex and stressful, so he makes sure that his clients understand that they have someone fighting on their behalf and defending their interests.

In addition to his other work, Sebastian devotes his time to pro bono representation to children throughout Florida’s appellate courts via the State of Florida Guardian Ad Litem Program’s “Defending Best Interests” Project. His work in the inaugural year of the program has been recognized by the Governor’s office. 

A native of Orlando, Sebastian has built his life and career in his hometown. In his off time, he likes traveling, reading, and spending time with his dog and cat.

Practice Areas
Credentials

Education

  • Florida A&M University, College of Law, Orlando, FL (J.D., 2015)
    cum laude
  • University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL (B.A., 2011)

Admissions

  • State of Florida, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida

Certifications / Specialties

  • Certified Continuing Education Instructor, State of Florida

Languages

  • Spanish
Presentations

Speaking Engagements / Presentations

  • The Good Faith, The Bad Faith and How to Avoid the Ugly in Claims Handling," Farmers/Bristol West, 2021
  • "Social Media, Technology and Its Use in Claims Handling," Esurance Webinar, 2020
  • "Civil Remedy: Anatomy Protocols and Solutions," Orlando Claims Association, 2019
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," Orlando Claims Association, 2018
Authorships

Published Works

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  • Credentials
  • Presentations
  • Authorships

locations

Miami

Miami Office

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

T: 305.374.1212 F: 305.374.7846

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Miami-Dade

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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Monroe
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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Broward
West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Office

515 North Flagler Drive, Suite 1800
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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.

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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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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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