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Keith Brais

Keith Brais

Brais Brais & Rusak
  • Maritime, Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • Florida, Massachusetts
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Summary

Florida Board Certified Admiralty & Maritime Attorney; "AV" Rated with Martindale-Hubbell; Member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum; Member & Lecturer ... Southeastern Admiralty Law Committee; Member & Lecturer ... Ft. Lauderdale Mariner's Club; Three U.S. Coast Guard Marine Engineering Licenses (Inactive); Sailed seven (7) years aboard Offshore Drilling Platforms; Specialties: Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Resort-Vacation, Negligent Security, Sexual Assault, Premises Liability, Pool & Hot Tub Entrapment Drowning Claims. Admiralty & Maritime Lawyer licensed in Florida & Massachusetts.

Practice Areas
  • Maritime
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Negligent Security - Premises Liability
  • Pool & Spa Suction Entrapment / Drowning
  • Vacation Resort Injury Law
  • Cruise Line & Crew Member Claims
  • Yacht Crew Injury Law
  • Jet Ski & Boat Accident Injury Claims
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Contingency Files: No Fee Unless Successful
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Massachusetts
5th Circuit
11th Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Current
Education
New England Law | Boston
J.D.
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
B.S. / Merchant Marine - Marine Engineering
Awards
10/10 Peer Review Rated Attorney
Avvo
Super Lawyer - 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14
Super Lawyers
"AV" Preeminent Peer Review Rated Attorney
Martindale - Hubbell
Professional Associations
Member
Florida Bar Admiralty Law Committee
Current
Proctor Member
Maritime Law Association ("MLA") of the United States
Current
Member
Cruise Line and Passenger Ships Committee of the MLA
Current
Member & Lecturer
Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
Current
Member
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Current
Member & Lecturer
Ft. Lauderdale Mariner's Club
Current
Member
Propeller Club of the United States (Port of Miami)
Current
Speaking Engagements
To Deny Coverage or Not Deny Coverage: Questions Underwriters Must Ask When Deciding to Accept a Marine Claim, 2002 Seminar
Fort Lauderdale Mariners Club
The Shipowner's Limitation of Liability Act: Pitfalls for the Unwary, 2006 Seminar, Savanna, GA
Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
Plowing Your Way into Environmental Liabilities in South Florida, 2006 Seminar
Fort Lauderdale Mariners Club
Ship's Medical Negligence: Respondeat Superior or Strict Liability?, 2006 Legal & Insurance Seminar
International Council of Cruise Lines
Salvage Claims at a Glance
Marine Underwriters and Practicing Maritime Attorneys
2008
Salvage Claims at a Glance
Marine Underwriter
2008
Marina Agreements at a Glance
Marine Underwriters
2008
Certifications
Board Certified Admiralty & Maritime Attorney
The Florida Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Keith Brais' Website profile
Website
Keith Brais' Spanish Website profile
Website
Brais Brais & Rusak Website
Website
Brais Brais & Rusak Spanish Website
Blog
Maritime Law Blog
Blog
Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News
Social Media
Contact & Map
Brais Brais & Rusak
Dadeland Towers
9300 S Dadeland Blvd #101
Miami, FL 33156
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 499-0551
Telephone: (305) 416-2901
Fax: (305) 416-2902
Brais Brais & Rusak
8 Faneuil Hall Marketplace 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02109
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 499-0551
Telephone: (617) 455-4741
Fax: (305) 416-2902
Brais Brais & Rusak
1200 Smith St
16th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 499-0551
Telephone: (832) 303-7045
Fax: (305) 416-2902