Attorney Kevin B. Woods

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Kevin B. WoodsKevin Woods was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. He is married to Whitney Meadows Woods, whom he met while attending the University of Florida. Mr. and Mrs. Woods and their son Britt and daughter Watson are active members of the Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church and Mr. Woods volunteers for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Sarasota/Tampa. Mr. Woods also served as President of the Board of Directors for the Tampa Gator Club.

PRACTICE AREAS:
Since leaving the Trial Department of Tampa’s oldest law firm in 1997, Mr. Woods has dedicated his practice to the litigation of cases involving:

  • Brain and Spinal Cord Injury
  • Automotive Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Products Liability

Mr. Woods is certified by the Florida Bar in the following area:
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

  • The United States Supreme Court
  • The Florida Supreme Court
  • United States District Courts for the Northern District of Florida
  • United States District Courts for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Courts for the Southern District of Florida

EDUCATION

  • Tampa Jesuit High School, 1985-1989
  • University of Florida, B.S. Business Administration, 1989-93
  • University of Florida College of Law, J.D. with Honors, 1993-96

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES SINCE 1996

  • The Florida Bar Association
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Former Hillsborough County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division,
  • Board of Directors
  • Former Terrell Inn of Court
  • Former Co-Chairman of the Florida Inns of Court Coordinating Counsel
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Mr. Woods has obtained numerous verdicts and settlements in excess of $1,000,000.00 including jury verdicts of $40,000,000.00 in Alachua County, $6,500,000.00 in Manatee County, and $3,100,000.00 in Hardee County.

PUBLICATIONS

  • The Frye Hearing in Florida: An Attempt to Exclude Scientific Evidence, 45 Journal of Forensic Sciences 908 (2000).
  • Is Mold the Next Asbestos?, 478 AFTL Journal 22 (2002).

IN THE NEWS
Attorney Kevin Britt Woods, partner at Harmon, Woods, Parker & Abrunzo, WoodsCover-232x300talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about his firm’s area of expertise, why his work is based on quantity and why he finds it necessary to become emotionally involved in each of his cases.