Ms. Medeiros also handles liability defense including premises liability and negligence. Furthermore, she has significant experience in appeals and has participated in all aspects of appellate practice. She also has experience defending insurers in the area of workers’ compensation.
Ms. Medeiros is licensed by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation to instruct adjuster continuing education and has presented on a wide range of topics including ethics, fraud, bad faith, Florida case law, and insurance regulation.
She had the privilege of serving as an intern Law Clerk at the Florida Supreme Court under then Justice Raoul Cantero. She was one of eight individuals selected in the State of Florida to participate in the Florida Distinguished Students Program at that high court, where she worked on a vast array of appellate matters. These include reviewing and making recommendations on petitions for discretionary review and assisting with opinion drafting.
Ms. Medeiros also worked for the The Knowledge is Power program through St. Thomas University, providing legal aid services to an indigent client base in Miami-Dade County, where she supervised pro bono volunteers. Prior to undertaking her legal studies, Ms. Medeiros consulted on accessible housing and design requirements under the Fair Housing Act in Boston, Massachusetts.