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Partner Trisha Widowfield handles complex civil litigation, focusing her practice in the areas of medical malpractice and personal injury.  She has extensive experience representing individuals, families, and corporations.  Ms. Widowfield spent the first decade of her career defending hospitals and nurses in malpractice suits but now focuses on victims of medical malpractice and those who have been wrongfully injured in catastrophic accidents.  That experience in defending medical providers and hospitals during the first years of her practice gives her a unique perspective in her strategy and evaluation of her cases.

 

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When she’s not in the courtroom, she is active in the advancement of women leaders in the legal community. She is the Director of Operations for Ms. Esquire, which is a social media group of thousands of women lawyers across the country designed to bring women in the legal profession together to empower each other through support and providing opportunities.  Through that group, as well as her activities with Miami-Dade Florida Association of Women Lawyers (FAWL), Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers (CFAWL), Ms. Widowfield has spoken on panels, moderated presentations, and written articles.                                                              

Ms. Widowfield is admitted to The Florida Bar as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida. She graduated cum laude in 2007 from University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, FL and cum laude in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology/sociology from Kent State University in Kent, OH.  Prior to attending law school, Ms. Widowfield was a claims adjuster with USAA and Gallagher Bassett.  Throughout her career, Ms. Widowfield has been recognized for her achievements by Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite, Super Lawyers Rising Stars, and Martindale-Hubbell® with a coveted AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating.

Legal Elite 2019
Martindale Hubbell Preeminent