Areas of Practice
Our primary practice is representing businesses, individuals, governments, law enforcement agencies, professional practices, and others in litigation matters at the trial and appellate levels before State courts, Federal courts and administrative agencies.
Coppins Monroe has attorneys who are Board Certified by the Florida Bar as experts in the areas of civil trial practice, business litigation, and labor and employment law. Coppins Monroe’s trial practice group has been representing clients in litigation matters in state and federal courts since 1992.
Business Representation & Litigation
Coppins Monroe provides representation and business litigation counsel to a business owners on contractual, employment and tort issues across a variety of industries including insurance, banks, automobile dealers, developers, contractors, architects, engineers, retailers, restaurants, hospitals, physicians, attorneys, manufacturers and others.
We represent clients in matters related to construction projects and disputes including delay and scheduling claims, construction defects, statutory and contractual warranties, surety claims, construction liens, indemnification and defective building products.
We have represented owners, developers, architects, engineers, general contractors and subcontractors through all phases of the construction process.
Labor & Employment
Coppins Monroe assists clients in complying with the complex Federal and State labor and employment laws. We provide counsel on existing legal issues, assist in the development of policies and procedures and defend our clients against actions in State and Federal courts and before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Florida Commission on Human Relations.
We have provided years of representation to private employers and government entities on Title VII discrimination, retaliation, whistle blower, non-compete and other employment related claims.
City, County & Local Government
Since its inception in 1992, Coppins Monroe has represented cities, counties, sheriff and police departments, school boards and other governmental agencies.
We are well experienced in the defense of Section 1983 civil rights actions, excessive force/restraint, police pursuit, prison law and other claims.
We have extensive experience representing school boards on employment, personal injury, discrimination, risk management and other education issues.
Coppins Monroe provides mediation, arbitration and collective bargaining services. Michael Coppins has served as a Certified Circuit Court mediator for over 20 years and has mediated hundreds of cases filed in state and federal courts. Mr. Coppins has also served as an arbitrator, through both American Arbitration Association procedures and private retention.
Coppins Monroe has represented insurance companies, self-insureds, businesses, professionals, law enforcement agencies, government entities and school boards against risk related claims.
We have assisted our clients in defending against malpractice, discrimination, personal injury, property damage and wrongful death claims.
Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
Coppins Monroe has broad experience in representing clients involved in claims of personal injury or wrongful death caused by negligence, defective products of professional malpractice.