Robert L. Bamdas Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg

Robert L. Bamdas

Partner, West Palm Beach /

Robert Bamdas is a Partner in the firm’s West Palm Beach office, focusing his practice on the defense of claims arising under Admiralty and Maritime Law, including General Maritime law, the Defense Base Act (DBA), the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, Section 905(b) and the Jones Act.  Additionally, Robert handles matters involving General Liability, Maritime Subrogation, War Hazards and Special Fund Reimbursement, Foreign Voluntary Insurance issues, catastrophic injury claims, occupational exposure/disease cases, and complex marine and international coverage issues. Robert is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, which indicates a demonstration of the highest professional and ethical standards and is the highest rating a lawyer can receive.

  • Case Law Updates, March 2014
  • Other Jurisdictions, Workers’ Compensation Claims Professionals Board Certification Course, January 2014
  • Other Jurisdictions, Workers’ Compensation Claims Professionals Board Certification Course, December 2013
  • Social Media & Workers’ Compensation, November 2013
  • Overview of Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, September 2013
  • Breakout on Longshore and Harbor Workers Act, Jones Act and Defense Base Act, August 2013
  • Overview of Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, September 2013
  • The Recreational Vessel Exception to the Longshore Act- A Final Solution, August 2012
  • Overview of DBA & Foreign Voluntary E/L Coverage & Liability, August 2012
  • Jones Act/Longshore/State Jurisdiction/Case Reviews, October 2012
  • Other Jurisdictions, Workers’ Compensation Claims Professionals Board Certification Course, February 2011
  • Determining Impairment Under the Act, March 2011
  • Construction Law Issues, May 2011
  • Practical Claims Mitigation, July 2011
  • Breakout on Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Act “The Recreational Vessel Exception to the Longshore Act,” August 2011
  • Other Jurisdictions,Workers’ Compensation Claims Professionals Board Certification Course, December 2011
  • Employee/Employer Relationship, Reducing Risk in Hiring, The Interplay, Deposition Dos and Don’ts, April 2010
  • Preparing for Litigation, Part II, October 2010
  • Board Member, 440 Scholarship Fund
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Department of Labor Joint Bar Association
  • The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County
  • Fort Lauderdale Mariners Club
  • The Risk Management Society (RIMS)
  • Port Everglades Association, Inc.
  • Member, Workers’ Compensation Rules Committee, Florida Bar (previous)
  • Martindale- Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

Contact Information

Practice Areas

Admissions

  • Florida
  • The District of Columbia
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1992
  • University of Florida, B.A, 1989