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Tom  Hunker

Tom Hunker

Board Certified Specialist in Appellate Practice, AV Rated
  • Appeals & Appellate, Insurance Defense, Civil Rights ...
  • Florida, Illinois
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Biography

I am a Board Certified Specialist in Appellate Practice and have served as lead counsel on hundreds of appeals and trial level cases.

My experience and practice includes:
- Appeals
- Appellate Support
- Administrative Proceedings
- Attorneys Fee Counsel
- Attorneys Fee Expert
- Bad Faith
- Breach of Contract
- Breach of Fiduciary Duty
- Breach of Warranty
- Certiorari
- Civil Rights
- Class Actions
- Conspiracy
- Construction Defect
- Construction Liens
- Conversion / Civil Theft
- Commercial General Liability
- Complex Civil
- Condominium Associations
- Corporate
- Coverage Counsel
- CRCPA
- Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices
- Declaratory Actions
- Defamation, Libel, Slander
- First-Party Insurance
- Foreclosure
- Homeowners Associations
- Homeowners Insurance
- Indemnity
- Intellectual Property
- Legal Issues Counsel
- Legal Malpractice
- Litigation Consulting and Strategy
- Medicare Secondary Payer
- Medicaid Third-Party Liability
- Motor Vehicle Insurance
- Multi-Party Practice
- Municipal
- Negligence
- Personal Injury
- Premises Liability
- Products Liability
- Professional Malpractice
- Property Damage
- Proposals for Settlement
- Public Officials
- Public Records
- Punitive Damages
- Pure Bill of Discovery
- Retaliation
- RICO
- Subrogation
- Third-Party Liability
- Third-Party Practice
- Trial Practice
- Trial Support

I am licensed to practice law in Florida, Illinois, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.

Practice Areas
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Insurance Defense
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Privacy Law
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Gov & Administrative Law
    Administrative Law, Government Contracts
    Products Liability
    Personal Injury
    Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death
    Employment Law
    Employment Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Legal Malpractice
    Medical Malpractice
    Municipal Law
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Illinois
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11th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
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United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
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United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
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United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Hunker Appeals
- Current
Partner
Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.
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Partner
The Hunker Law Group, P.A.
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Appellate Attorney
United Automobile Insurance Company
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Law Clerk/Staff Attorney
The Florida Supreme Court
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Legislative Intern
The Florida House of Representatives
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Education
Florida State University College of Law
J.D.
Honors: Order of the Coif. Dean's List Honors Every Semester. Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award. Graduate Student of the Year Nominee. Book Awards: Florida Supreme Court Decision-making, Comparative Constitutional Law, Seminar on Death and Dying. Ralph Bailey Scholarship. Lloyd Balfour Scholarship.
Activities: Editor in Chief, Business Law Review. President of Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity. Student Senator.
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Awards
Rated AV Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell
Client Champion Silver
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
Broward County Bar Association
Current
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Florida Bar Association Appellate Practice Certification Committee
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Understanding Exhaustion of Policy Limits in PIP
Daily Business Review
Practice Focus: Decision Changed Legal Game on PIP Benefits
Daily Business Review
Practice Focus: PIP Rulings to Have Far Reaching Consequences
Daily Business Review
Practice Focus: New Standard of Evidence May Create Opportunities
Daily Business Review
Generational Genocide: Coercive Population Control as a Basis for Asylum in the United States
Journal of Transnational Law & Policy
Speaking Engagements
Seminar on Medicare Secondary Payer, FIFEC, Orlando, FL
Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee
Certifications
Board Certified in Appellate Practice
The Florida Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Hunker Appeals
Contact & Map
Hunker Appeals
300 SE 2nd Street
Suite 600
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Toll-Free: (877) 841-8808
Monday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 8 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Contact us anytime at: service@hunkerappeals.com
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