Douglas Barnes is a Partner in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office, focusing his practice on Third Party Insurance Defense and General Liability.
Douglas has extensive experience handling all types of insurance defense cases including personal injury, wrongful death, property damage, negligent security, product liability, auto accidents, general liability defense, insurance coverage issues, uninsured/underinsured motorist claims, workers’ compensation claims, and employer liability. In addition to representing clients in all phases of the trial process, Douglas has also handled numerous appeals throughout the course of his career.
Douglas’ background also includes all aspects of defending employers and carriers in workers’ compensation claims from date of injury through merits hearing and appeal. Douglas is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell.
Douglas earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Stetson University. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law.