Michael Broussard

Born in Jacksonville, Florida, Mr. Broussard has been a resident of Orange County, Florida, since 1957. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Central Florida in 1974 and his Juris Doctorate Degree from Mercer University in 1980. He received the American Jurisprudence Award in Tort Law and Contract Law, and participated as a member of the National Trial Court Competition team.

Mr. Broussard was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1980, and has been a member in good standing ever since. He was also admitted to the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida in 1981. He has maintained an active Central Florida law practice as a civil trial lawyer since his admission to the practice of law.

Mr. Broussard has substantial experience in all aspects of the defense of workers' compensation claims. He has handled trials and appeals on workers' compensation matters, litigated subrogation claims, as well as prepared the briefs and presented oral argument before the First and Fifth District Courts of Appeal.

Mr. Broussard's practice has also included the defense of general liability, bodily injury, professional liability, automobile liability, and premises liability matters. Mr. Broussard's practice has consisted of representing insurance carriers and their insureds in the defense of personal injury, commercial liability, and other insurance related litigation in State and Federal courts.

Mr. Broussard is a member of the Orange County and American Bar Association; Florida Bar, (Member, Worker's Compensation and Trial Lawyer's sections); Defense Research Institute; Florida Defense Lawyer's Association; and Delta Theta Phi. Mr. Broussard also serves on the Board of Directors of the Florida Self-Insurers Guaranty Association Inc., and on the Board of Visitors of Florida A & M University, College of Law.