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Law Office: Carol M. Rooney

A Partner attorney at Butler, Carol is a Board Certified Specialist in Appellate Practice with the aid of The Florida Bar and is an AV peer-rated legal professional by . She focuses her exercise on managing complicated Civil Appeals in federal and state courts in Florida and at some point of the U.S.

Carol has practiced with Butler when you consider that 1998. She is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to exercise in all state courts in Florida as well as the US District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida and the USA Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Eighth Circuit, and the Second Circuit. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Hillsborough Bar Association, the…

A Partner lawyer at Butler, Carol is a Board Certified Specialist in Appellate Practice by way of The Florida Bar and is an AV peer-rated lawyer by means of . She focuses her exercise on dealing with complicated Civil Appeals in federal and state courts in Florida and for the duration of the U.S.

Carol has practiced with Butler due to the fact 1998. She is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to exercise in all nation courts in Florida as well as america District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida and the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Eighth Circuit, and the Second Circuit. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Hillsborough Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. She is also a member of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association wherein she serves as co-chair of the Diversity Committee.

Carol has authored articles on a variety of subjects in a couple of courses. She also lectures and participates in instructional seminars on troubles impacting insurance experts.

Carol is a graduate of the University of South Florida and Stetson University College of Law. At Stetson, she served as a federal judicial intern to the Honorable Elizabeth Kovachevich, Chief Judge of the Middle District of Florida. Prior to becoming a member of Butler, Carol turned into a Staff Attorney to the judiciary of the Ninth Judicial Circuit for Orange and Osceola Counties, Florida.

Recognitions

•Board Certified in Appellate Practice

Publications

September 20, 2017 PUBLICATION Florida Insurance Litigation (2017 Edition)

LexisNexis Practice Guide: Florida Insurance Litigation affords the practitioner with instantaneous get entry to to information and method on each component of insurance exercise in Florida. The book concisely offers the terms, situations and exclusions that govern coverage provided towards the dangers beneath every line of insurance. This approach provides a complete exploration of key principles, coverage language and perception for litigation of common and esoteric disputes beneath the ones regulations. Each chapter additionally provides mission-orientated checklists, examples, strategic factors, and go-references to governing statutory and case regulation.

January 10, 2017 PUBLICATION DON’T WIN THE BATTLE AND LOSE THE WAR: PRESERVING ERROR FOR APPEAL (AND WHY YOU NEED AN APPELLATE LAWYER)

Errors will happen at some stage in litigation and at trial. They are really inevitable. Many of them can be harmless. But when the error is dangerous, a trial lawyer’s nightmare is finding out (too overdue) that the mistake changed into now not preserved for attraction.

July 08, 2015 PUBLICATION But At Least You Can Recover Your Costs, Right? A Practitioner’s Guide to Appellate Costs in Florida - the Good, the Bad, and the Money

Even even though the former husband acquired a credit score of one.2 million for post-judgment alimony due to his appeal, the appellate court docket found that, within the grand scheme of the case, the difficulty was relatively insignificant. As explained via the court docket, he turned into “simply given a credit score” for amounts already paid and his duties under the final judgment have been now not reduced.

September 01, 2012 PUBLICATION The 2012 Women’s Leadership Forum: Paying it Forward and Paying it Back

Inspiration to initiate development. That’s what attendees can expect to cast off from the CLM’s 2012 Women’s Leadership Forum.

November 01, 2011 PUBLICATION If at First You Don’t Succeed, Should You Try Again?

This column is submitted on behalf of the Appellate Practice Section, Matthew J. Conigliaro, chair; Kristin A. Norse, editor, and Chris McAdams, Brandon Christian, and Bretton C. Albrecht, assistant editors.

June 23, 2011 PUBLICATION Recent Developments in Property Insurance Coverage Litigation

Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal (Winter 2011 •Volume forty six:2). Copyright 2011 American Bar Association. All Rights Reserved. Reprinted by permission. This records or any element thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or through any means or downloaded or stored in an electronic database or retrieval gadget with out the explicit written consent of the American Bar Association

January 01, 2010 PUBLICATION The Learned Intermediary Doctrine: An Update

This article became original published in Trial Advocate Quarterly, a e-book of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Volume 30, Number 1, Winter 2010. Reprinted with permission.

June 17, 2008 PUBLICATION Consequential Damages Under the Insurance Contract -- The New Bad Faith?

The ability of an insured to get better consequential damages beneath an coverage contract allegedly resulting from failure or delays in the insurer making bills has traditionally been arguable. Jurisdictions have been divided in their technique as noted inside the following annotation noted by the district courtroom in Indiana

April 01, 2005 PUBLICATION Florida’s Supreme Court Finally Brings Clarity to the Economic Loss Rule

After years of difficult and contradictory rulings, Florida’s Supreme Court eventually reigned in the scope of the Economic Loss Rule. In Indemnity Ins. Co. v. American Aviation, Inc., 891 So. 2nd 532 (Fla. 2004), the Florida Supreme Court cogently restrained the Economic Loss Rule. It held that the Economic Loss Rule does now not bar a negligence motion to recover solely financial damages in which the defendant is not a product producer or distributor. The Court also held that the Economic Loss Rule clearly does no longer observe to any situation where there's no privity between the litigants.

PUBLICATION Recent Developments in Property Insurance Law

(Winter 2010 •Volume forty five/2). Copyright 2009 American Bar Association. All Rights Reserved. Reprinted with the aid of permission. This data or any portion thereof might not be copied or disseminated in any form or through any way or downloaded or stored in an digital database or retrieval machine without the express written consent of the American Bar Association.

Media

Webinars

December 12, 2018 WEBINARS Webinar: 2018 Case Law Update

Join board licensed appellate lawyer, Carol Rooney, in her remaining session of the 2018 Appellate Webinar Series at 12:10 p.m. EST on December twelfth. Carol’s webinar will assessment current decisions of crucial case legal guidelines in Florida and Texas. Please be part of Carol for a energetic and informative presentation on important cases and tendencies in Florida and Texas regulation which you need to realize. CE and CLE credits in Florida and Texas accepted.

September 26, 2018 WEBINARS Appellate Issues at Trial - 2018 APPELLATE WEBINAR SERIES

Listen to Carol Rooney’s 1/3 installment of the 2018 Appellate Webinar Series, “Appellate Issues at Trial.” Carol protected commonplace appellate renovation troubles that occur pre, during and submit-trial underneath Florida and Texas regulation. This webinar provided attendees with an overview of the manner and strategies of making sure that important troubles are preserved for attraction.

June thirteen, 2018 WEBINARS Appellate Standards of Review - 2018 APPELLATE WEBINAR SERIES

Appellate Standards of Review Under Florida and Texas Law via Carol Rooney. This is the second webinar in her four-component 2018 Appellate Webinar Series.

March 28, 2018 WEBINARS Attorney’s Fees and Taxable Cost - 2018 Appellate Webinar Series

Watch as Partner lawyer Carol Rooney offers “Attorney’s Fees and Taxable Costs”, her first webinar of the 2018 Appellate Webinar Series. This webinar will offer a comprehensive evaluate of the legal authority and strategies for improving legal professional’s charges and taxable costs beneath Florida and Texas law inside the trial and appellate courts.

December 19, 2017 WEBINARS Florida Case Law Update - Significant 2017 Cases and Trends

Join board licensed appellate attorney, Carol Rooney, for her very last webinar of the 2017 Appellate Webinar Series at 12:10 p.m. EST on December 19th. Carol’s webinar could be a case law replace covering recent decisions of import in Florida and Texas. Please join Carol for a lively and informative presentation on critical instances and tendencies in Florida and Texas law which you want to know. CE and CLE credit in Florida and Texas pending.

September 20, 2017 WEBINARS The Art of Advocacy - Persuasive Writing and Oral Arguments

Carol Rooney’s third webinar for the 2017 Appellate Webinar Series covers persuasive writing and oral advocacy that are critical skills for legal professionals and claims experts. This route will offer the pointers and tools to improve your capacity to draft cogent legal files and present compelling oral arguments. Continuing Education and Continuing Legal Education Credit are available for FL.

June 07, 2017 WEBINARS Extraordinary Writs: Certiorari, Prohibition and Mandamus

Extraordinary Writs: Certiorari, Prohibition and Mandamus. The fine details of appellate relief through an top notch writ might be covered through Carol in depth in her subsequent webinar. Don’t pass over it! Adjuster CE and Florida attorney CLE credits are pending.

March 29, 2017 WEBINARS Preservation of Error

Carol’s first webinar for the 2017 Appellate Webinar Series will cover preserving error for appeal in Florida state courts. Don’t win the warfare and lose the struggle because of unpreserved mistakes!

November sixteen, 2016 WEBINARS Federal Appeals and the Eleventh Circuit - the Essentials You Need to Know

Carol M. Rooney keeps her webinar series.

September 14, 2016 WEBINARS Interlocutory Appeals and Extraordinary Writs - Obtaining Appellate Reviews Before Final Judgment

Carol M. Rooney maintains webinar series.

March 23, 2016 WEBINARS Appellate Attorney’s Fees and Costs - Tips and Tools to Maximize Recovery

This webinar is the first of a four-component series presented by using Carol M. Rooney in which she can offer beneficial and realistic records on lots of appellate troubles. Each strength-lunch consultation will remaining 30 minutes accompanied via live Q&A.

December 07, 2015 WEBINARS Don’t Win the Battle and Lose the War - An Appellate Tutorial on Preservation of Error

This webinar is designed to assist claims specialists obtain finality after they solve a declare. Preserving blunders inside the trial courtroom, by way of knowing and making use of the basic guidelines of maintenance of error, will assist keep your win on enchantment.

Blog Posts

October 05, 2017 BLOG POST THE ART OF ADVOCACY - PERSUASIVE WRITING AND ORAL ARGUMENTS PODCAST

Carol Rooney’s 1/3 webinar for the 2017 Appellate Webinar Series included persuasive writing and oral advocacy that are important abilities for legal professionals and claims experts. This direction will offer the recommendations and equipment to enhance your ability to draft cogent prison documents and gift compelling oral arguments.

June 26, 2017 BLOG POST EXTRAORDINARY WRITS: CERTIORARI, PROHIBITION AND MANDAMUS

Extraordinary Writs: Certiorari, Prohibition and Mandamus. The ins and outs of appellate remedy thru an first-rate writ blanketed by means of Carol in depth on this webinar.

May 02, 2017 BLOG POST Preserving Error For Appeal in Florida State Courts 2017 Podcast

Carol’s first webinar for the 2017 Appellate Webinar Series covered keeping mistakes for appeal in Florida state courts. Don’t win the struggle and lose the battle due to unpreserved error!

If you ignored the webinar, you can capture up on all of the vital statistics you want to know regarding vital upkeep issues downloadable on all devices.

Events

January 01, 2019 EVENT Carol Rooney 2019 Appellate Webinar Series

Join Carol Rooney in her 2019 webinar series and stay updated with the trendy in Appellate regulation.

September 14, 2018 EVENT Diversity and Inclusion within the Courtroom and Beyond

Join Partner attorney Carol Rooney as she moderates a Diversity panel dialogue with Heather Brock, Kadisha Phelps, Jennifer Shoaf Richardson, and Nikki Lewis Simon on Friday, September 14, 2018 on the FDLA 2018 Annual Meeting.

May 01, 2018 EVENT Butler Partner legal professional Carol Rooney could be presenting on the Floridas Paralegal Association

Partner attorney Carol Rooney, Board Certified Specialist in Appellate Practice, will communicate to Florida Paralegal Association members on Florida Appellate Law on May 1st, at the Tampa Club. Carol will speak Florida’s appellate courts, appellate case filings and what paralegals need to understand approximately appeals in Florida.

September 20, 2016 EVENT Carol Rooney hosting Appellate Costs CLE Teleconference

Carol Rooney, a Board Certified Appellate Specialist from Butler Weihmuller Katz & Craig, discussed a way to obtain an award of appellate expenses, steps the appellate practitioner should take and what appellate charges may be recovered.

January 26, 2012 EVENT CLM Florida Annual Meeting

Managing Costs in Construction Defect Litigation

News

March 08, 2018 NEWS International Women’s Day

Leadership is set making others higher due to your presence and making sure that effect lasts for your absence.

-Sheryl Sanberg

September 28, 2016 NEWS Carol Rooney Named Co-Chair of the FDLA’s Women & Law Committee

Carol Rooney has officially been named Co-Chair of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association’s Women and Law Committee. The FDLA become formed in April 1967 to represent the pastimes of Lawyers in personal practice whose exercise become typically the defense of civil topics. Congratulations, Carol, on this fulfillment!

August 08, 2016 NEWS Carol Rooney & Ryan Garrett Win Summary Judgment in Medical Malpractice Action

Carol Rooney and Ryan Garrett’s teamwork and tenacity has proved triumphant in their scientific malpractice case. Here is greater statistics approximately the case that was currently blanketed in DRI’s The Voice .

The Plaintiff asserted that her medical carriers negligently prescribed a medicine that induced a selected gastrointestinal sickness which required surgical intervention. In deposition, the plaintiff precise her signs, admitting that she had skilled gastrointestinal issues all through her life and changed into being handled with remedy by way of other companies for different unrelated symptoms.

June 10, 2015 NEWS Congratulations to Carol Rooney on being recognized via The Florida Bar as a Board Certified Specialist in Appellate Practice.

Congratulations to Carol Rooney on being recognized by way of The Florida Bar as a Board Certified Specialist in Appellate Practice.

Carol has practiced with Butler considering the fact that 1998. She is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to exercise in all nation courts in Florida as well as the US District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida and the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Eighth Circuit, and the Second Circuit. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Hillsborough Bar Association, and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.

Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig

Practise Areas

  • Appellate
  • Casualty Defense Litigation
  • Construction
  • Extra-Contractual
  • First-Party Coverage
  • Product Liability
Law Firm Position

Partner legal professional

Admission Info

Admitted in Florida Courts (Northern, Middle and Southern Districts)
United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals
Florida State Courts
Florida

Start at the Faculty of Law
Stetson University

Class of 1995
J.D.

University Attended

University of South Florida
Class of 1989
B.A.

Associations & Memberships

Memberships

•American Bar Association (ABA)
•Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
•Defense Research Institute (DRI)
•Florida Defense Lawyers Association (FDLA)
•Hillsborough County Bar Association (HCBA)

Representative Cases
Case Type: Appellate
Attorney Fee Disputes
Bad Faith
Commercial General Liability
Construction Defect Litigation
Construction Defect Litigation - Indemnity Claims
Construction Defect Litigation - Sinkholes
Contribution Claims
Coverage - Business Interruption
Coverage - Business Owner's
Coverage - First Party Property
Coverage - Homeowner's
Coverage - Property
Excess Coverage
General Casualty Litigation
Sovereign Immunity Issues
EXPERIENCE: Hegel v. First Liberty Ins. Corp., 778 F.3d 1214, 1222 (eleventh Cir. 2015) (reversing precis judgment to policyholders based on improper definition of structural damage in declare for damages because of sinkhole)
U.S. Fire Ins. Co. v. ADT Security Services, Inc., 134 So. 3d 477, 480 (2d DCA 2013) (reversing judgment on the pleadings granted to ADT in subrogation case wherein tort claim was impartial of contract between the events)
International House of Pancakes v. Robinson, 124 So. 3d 1004, 1007 (4th DCA 2013) (reversing order compelling manufacturing of IHOP's work product )
Kim v. Hoseney, 545 Fed.Appx. 521, 522 (seventh Cir. Ill. 2013) (ruling beneath Illinois regulation, expert witness was entitled to absolute immunity from liability for statements he made in patent infringement moves)
Chubb v. U.T. Investments, LLC, 113 So. 3d 1017, 1019 (fifth DCA 2013) (reversing final judgment in prefer of policyholder wherein unrebutted evidence established no additional bills have been owed by means of insurer)
United Fire & Casualty Co. v. Whirlpool, 704 F.3d 1338, 1342-forty three (eleventh Cir. 2013) (reversing district court docket's exclusion of professionals ' testimony below Daubert)
Wolfe v. Culpepper Constructors, Inc., 104 So. 3d 1132, 1135 (second DCA 2012) (en banc)(ruling that suggestion for settlement was now not an invalid joint idea)
Sunbelt Environmental, Inc. v. Gulf Coast Truck & Equipment Co., Inc., 82 So. 3d 1196, 1200 (1st DCA 2012) (reversing summary judgment granted to manufacturer and installer of tarping tool on trucking enterprise's claims for strict merchandise legal responsibility, breach of assurance and contribution closer to a personal injury settlement)
Shelton v. Liberty Mutual Fire Ins. Co., 578 F. App'x 841 (eleventh Cir. 2014)

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Tampa, FL  33602
U.S.A.
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four hundred North Ashley Drive, Suite 2300
Tampa, FL  33602
U.S.A.

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