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James K. Hickman handles Construction Defect Litigation. Jim basically defends architects, engineers, and actual property specialists towards negligence, breach of settlement, non-public injury, misrepresentation, and fraud and nondisclosure claims.

After earning his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Florida in 1988, Jim went directly to Stetson University College of Law. In 1991, he graduated cum laude from Stetson. Before becoming a member of Butler, he worked for several local companies coping with typically creation defect protection cases and participating in class motion litigation. In addition to the various cases he has attempted to verdict, Jim has efficiently resolved numerous subjects via mediation…

James K. Hickman handles Construction Defect Litigation. Jim mostly defends architects, engineers, and actual estate professionals in opposition to negligence, breach of contract, private harm, misrepresentation, and fraud and nondisclosure claims.

After incomes his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Florida in 1988, Jim went directly to Stetson University College of Law. In 1991, he graduated cum laude from Stetson. Before becoming a member of Butler, he worked for several neighborhood firms managing usually creation illness protection cases and collaborating in class action litigation. In addition to the many instances he has attempted to verdict, Jim has successfully resolved numerous matters through mediation and arbitration.

Jim’s leadership and provider amplify well beyond the prison profession. For eight years, he has served on the Board of Directors for East Lake Little League. He also serves at the Student Advisory Counsel of Brooker Creek Elementary School in Tarpon Springs. Additionally, he is energetic as the Lay Leader of the East Lake United Methodist Church and serves on several of the church’s committees.

Recognitions

•Named Super Lawyer for 2014

Media

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Practise Areas

  • Construction
  • Aviation
Law Firm Position

Partner legal professional

Admission Info

Admitted in United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Florida Courts (Middle District)
Florida Courts (Southern District)
Florida
Florida State Courts

Start on the Faculty of Law
Stetson University College of Law

J.D.

University Attended

University of Florida
Bachelor of Arts
Political Science

Birth Date and City

Born in 1966
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 27, 1966

Associations & Memberships

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

Representative Cases
Case Type: Construction Defect Litigation
Coverage - First Party Car
Fraud
Malpractice - Architecture
Malpractice - Engineering
Products Liability
Professional Liability
EXPERIENCE: REPRESENTATIVE CASES: Avalon at Clearwater Condominium Assoc., Inc. v. Montecito Renaissance, Inc., et. al., seventy three So. 3d 765 (Fla. second DCA 2011) (Affirming dismissal with prejudice of severa claims towards Architect who inspected belongings while converted from residences to condominiums
ultimate claims settled at mediation)
Baskerville Donovan, Inc., et. al., v. Water Equipment Services, Inc., 22 So. 3d 77 (Fla. 2d DCA 2009) (Represented engineer and engineering firm accused of professional malpractice. Case was attempted over 3 weeks with a verdict entered in favor of Plaintiff. However, the Plaintiff recovered about simply 1/seventh of the damages sought, which was some distance less than the lowest amount Plaintiff ever offered in settlement. All events appealed various rulings made at trial, but the Second District affirmed. )
C.E. Huffman Trucking, Inc. v. Red Cedar Corporation, 723 So. 2nd 296 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1998) (Represented contractor in a wrongful demolition claim. Following the Appellate Court's reversal of the trial court docket, the case settled with out the Contractor contributing closer to settlement and convalescing its expenses pursuant to its indemnity declare towards its co-defendant).
Coleman v. Schulz, 46 So. 3d fifty four (Fla. 2nd DCA 2010) (Affirming dismissal of claims in opposition to actual estate agent and dealer)
Diaz v. Bowen, et. al., 814 So. second 1040 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2002) (Affirmed directed verdict entered in choose of realtor and real estate agent accused of failure to reveal and misrepresentation involving a sinkhole.) Entered a ruling favorable to Gaylor Engineering.
Gaylor Engineering, Final Arbitration in Des Moines, Iowa (Gaylor Engineering became accused of numerous breaches concerning the design and start-up of an Ethanol Plant. The arbitrator, also an engineer, entered a ruling favorable to Gaylor Engineering.
Servco v. Commercial Asset Partner legal professionals, et. al., Sixth Judicial Circuit in and for Pasco County Florida (Involved claims of negligence and misrepresentation towards actual estate dealer and real estate organisation. Following agreement with plaintiff, acquired a judgment in choose or agent and broking against dealer).
Tampa Bay Water v. HDR Engineering, Inc., 2013 WL 5305346 (11th Cir. 2013) (Affirming protection verdict in one of the biggest engineering malpractice instances attempted to verdict)
Wiggins v. Beggins Enterprises, Inc., et. al., Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Hillsborough County, Florida, Case No.: 08-CA-19655 (Final Summary Judgment entered in want of actual estate organization accused of concealing material information from patron of a home)

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



cellphone Phone: 8132811900

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

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