Practice Areas

Shari E. Scalone
Associate
 

Shari E. Scalone focuses her current practice on commercial litigation as well as insurance defense matters involving property damage and premises liability. Prior to joining KVL, Shari devoted herself to various areas of construction law and family law. Her litigation experience included representation of developers and contractors in construction defect claims as well as representation of design professionals in professional liability claims. In addition, Shari also spent several years practicing family law, both in the private sector as well as on behalf of the Florida Department of Revenue.

 

Shari’s experience is heavily tied to litigation, including legal writing and research, discovery, motion practice, mediation, settlement, and trial preparation.

Representative Experience
 

  • Represented insurance companies, contractors, and underground utilities companies in property damage claims.

  • Represented developer and general contractor in a construction defect claim involving a multi-story luxury condominium with disputed damages exceeding $30 million.

  • Defended property management company in fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and conversion claim.

  • Defended contractors and subcontractors in various mold claims stemming from construction defects.

 

Professional and Community Activities
 

  • The Florida Bar, Member

  • Broward County Bar Association, Member and Articles Contributor

  • Broward County Bar Association, Publicity and Publications Committee, Member

  • Broward County Bar Association, Hispanic Lawyers' Committee, Member

  • Broward County Gator Club, Board Member

 

Languages

  • Fluent in Spanish

 

Education
 

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D.

  • University of Florida, B.A.

 

Bar Admissions

 

  • All Florida state courts

  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida

 

Professional Background

 

  • Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A., Associate Attorney

  • Office of the Attorney General, Child Support Enforcement, Assistant Attorney General

  • The Law Offices of Daniel S. Rakofsky, P.A., Associate Attorney

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