Lawyers Achievements and Experience

Kevin B. Woods

CIVIL TRIAL ATTORNEY

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:

Mr. Woods is certified by the Florida Bar as a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

Super Lawyers

Super Lawyer Super Lawyers magazine names attorneys in each state who received the highest point totals, as chosen by their peers and through the independent research. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous,multiphase rating process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. View Kevin Woods’ Super Lawyers listing.

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Million Dollars Established in 1993, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum (which includes the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum) is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. There are over 4000 members throughout the country. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members. Visit Kevin Woods’ Million Dollar Advocates Forum listing.

Peer Review Rated

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Recent Verdicts & Settlements

$6,500,000 | Automobile Accident Brain Injury – Manatee
$5,350,000 | Automobile Accident Wrongful Death – Hillsborough
$3,200,000 | Defective product – Hardee County
$2,000,000 | Slip and Fall – Hillsborough
$1,400,000 | Automobile Accident Death – Hillsborough
$1,250,000 | Products Liability Spinal Injury – Hardee
$1,000,000 | Automobile Accident Wrongful Death – Hillsborough
$1,250,000 | Trucking Accident Wrongful Death – Pinellas
$1,000,000 | Slip/fall Accident mild TBI – Hillsborough
$900,000 | Automobile Accident TBI – Orange
$875,000 | Brain Injury – Hillsborough
$750,000 | Automobile Accident Neck – Hillsborough
$610,000 | Brain Injury Accident – Pasco
$568,000 | Automobile Accident Neck – Hillsborough
$500,000 | Trucking Accident – Manatee
$500,000 | Nursing Home Hip Fracture, Neglect – Hillsborough
$500,000 | Medical Malpractice – Sarasota
$487,000 | Automobile Accident Shoulder – Pinellas
$450,000 | Automobile Accident Death – Hillsborough
$350,000 | Premises Hotel Inadequate Security, Molestation – Pinellas
$325,000 | Automobile Accident Death – Sarasota
$275,000 | Premises Day Care Inadequate Supervision, Molestation – Hillsborough
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
  • Super Lawyers Member

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 $3,200,000.00 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).

Attorney Kevin Britt Woods talks 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.

PERSONAL DATA

Mr. 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 members of the Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church.