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Derek Goldsmith


Derek Goldsmith Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg


Derek O. Goldsmith is a Partner at Kelley Kronenberg focusing his practice on First Party Property Insurance Defense Litigation.

Derek represents insurance carriers in all aspects of homeowner coverage disputes, including pre-litigation claim investigations and litigation defense.

Derek started his career as an Assistant State Attorney in Miami-Dade County, where he served as first chair in numerous felony jury trials to verdict involving 1st, 2nd, and 3rd degree felonies.  Following his years at the State Attorney’s office, Derek gained experience practicing first party property insurance defense, commercial and business litigation.

Derek earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus in Economics from the University of Florida. He then went on to pursue his Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law.

Derek was the recipient of the Florida Rising Stars award for 2018 – 2020.

  • Florida
  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 2011
  • University of Florida, B.S., 2008

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Accolades, Associations & News

  • Super Lawyers magazine, Florida “Rising Stars,” Insurance Coverage, 2018 – 2021
  • Broward County Bar Association, Member
  • Speaker: “Bad Faith and Handling EUO/SIU Pre-Suit Investigations & Successfully Planning and Preparing for Trial”, November 2022
  • Speaker, “Legislation on AOBs: House Bills 7065 & 337 and EUOs,” February 2022

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