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STEPHANIE VANN BROWN
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Tampa

501 E. Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1700
Tampa, Florida 33602

T (813) 222-1185
F (813) 222-3066

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Stephanie Vann Brown practices in the area of workers' compensation trial and appellate practices.  She exclusively practices in defense of employers, carriers, and servicing agents.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Banker Lopez Gassler P.A., Tampa, FL
    Shareholder, November 2008 to Present
  • Fowler White Boggs Banker P.A., Tampa, FL
    Attorney, September 1999 to October 2008
  • Dr. Mark Hollmann, Deland, FL
    Orthopedic Medicine Intern, Winter 1995
  • Health Sciences Advisory Committee, Deland, FL
    Pre-Medical Clinical Experience Intern, Winter 1994
  • Glastonbury Racquet Club, Chesire Academy Tennis Camp, Pinebrook Tennis Club
    Tennis Instructor, 1990 to 1997

PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

 Presentations
  • "Don’t Play Games With Time Deadlines”, 2014 Florida Workers’ Compensation Winter Retreat
  • “Effective Use of Time Deadlines”, 2013 Florida Workers’ Compensation Winter Retreat
  • "Back to the Future – The Modern PTD Statute," Chartis, April 2011
  • "Fraud and Apportionment," 27th Annual Workers’ Compensation Winter Retreat, February 2011
  • "Cost Containment in Claims Handling," Big Lots, April 2007
  • "Directed Discovery Under the Florida Workers' Compensation Act," Gallagher Bassett, January 2007
  • "Florida Workers' Compensation Law," Sedgwick CMS, November 2006
  • "Power Rainmaking," American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, April 2006
  • "Personal Injury Protection, Workers' Compensation and UM Discussion," ESIS, September 2005
  • "Workers' Compensation Litigation Procedure, Nuts and Bolts," Teco April 2005 and Federated Insurance May 2005
  • "Workers' Compensation Survival Kit," West Coast Employers' Association, February 2001

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • The Florida Bar: Workers' Compensation Section
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association: Trial Lawyers section

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • American Heart Association: Heart Walk Company Leader, 2005-2006; Heart Walk Logistics Entertainment Chair, 2006
PRACTICE AREAS
  • Workers' Compensation
EDUCATION
  • J.D., cum laude, Stetson University College of Law, 1999
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Stetson University, 1996 (Phi Beta Kappa)
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Florida
COURT ADMISSIONS
  • Florida State Courts
DISTINCTIONS
  • AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers® in America, 2016-2018
  • The Best Lawyers® in America, Lawyer of the Year 2018, Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers, Tampa
  • Florida Rising Star®, 2009
  • All-American Scholar-Athlete, 1995, 1996
  • Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges