Buckner, Shifrin, Etter, Dugan & Bradfute, P.A.

  • Established in 1991
  • Firm Size 10
  • Attorneys at Law
  • Peer Reviews

    4.9/5.0 (15)
  • Profile Visibility [ i ]
    • #4,900 in weekly profile views out of 299,593 total law firms Overall

About this firm

For over two decades, Buckner, Shifrin, Etter, Dugan, Bradfute & Kohlman, P.A., has made a commitment to meet the individual needs of each client in a practical and economical fashion, while providing the highest caliber of legal counsel. The firm focuses its practice on civil court litigation in two distinct areas: family and divorce law; and insurance defense and insurance-related cases. Although the firm litigates cases state-wide, most are in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. In both areas of practice, the attorneys are always prepared to go to court if necessary, yet settlement options are continually explored in every dispute, in order to accommodate each client's best interests.

•The Firm in 2013-2015 was nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the “Best Law Firms” in Florida, Tier One.

•Five of the firm's partners are “AV” preeminent rated – the highest industry peer recognition of ethical standards and professional ability generated from evaluations of lawyers and other members of the Bar and judiciary in the United States and Canada; granted by Martindale Hubbell.

•Four of the firm's partners were recognized in 2015 as “Top Lawyers in Florida” by Super Lawyers magazine: Robin Buckner, Jeannie Etter, Robert Kohlman, and Deanna Shifrin. Mr. Kohlman was also recognized as one of the “Top 100 Lawyers in Miami”.

•South Florida Legal Guide has recognized Buckner Shifrin as “Best Florida Law Firms” each year since 2001.

•Publications such as Florida's Best Lawyers, Fortune Magazine, Florida Trend and Miami Magazine have also acclaimed the prominence of the firm and its attorneys throughout its over twenty year history.

•Consistently rated as “Superb” or “Excellent” by AVVO legal on-line guide.

Buckner Shifrin is conveniently located in downtown Miami, blocks from the civil, family, juvenile, and federal courthouses, and within walking distance of Metrorail and Metromover stations.

The firm has received Certification by the State of Florida as a Minority, Women and Florida Veteran Business.

Areas of Practice (23)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Family Law
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Claims Administration
  • Bad Faith Defense
  • Insurance Coverage Defense
  • Class Action Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Construction Defects
  • Contractor Liability
  • Engineer Liability
  • Automobile Insurance Defense
  • Automobile Liability Defense
  • Commercial Insurance Defense
  • Casualty Insurance Defense
  • Automobile Insurance Fraud Defense
  • Arson and Insurance Fraud
  • First and Third Party Insurance Defense
  • General Liability Defense
  • No Fault Auto Insurance Defense
  • Property Damage Defense

People (10)

Family Law, Insurance Defense, Mediation, Civil Trial Practice

Peer Reviews
5.0/5.0 (1) Review

Family Law, Divorce Mediation

Peer Reviews
5.0/5.0 (2) Reviews

First and Third Party Insurance Defense, General Negligence, Automobile Insurance Defense, Negligence Defense, Premises ...

Peer Reviews
4.9/5.0 (11) Reviews

Family Law, Alimony, Child Abduction, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Domestic Violence, International Child Cust ...

Peer Reviews
No Reviews

Insurance, Civil Litigation, Trial

Peer Reviews
No Reviews

Family Law, Alimony, Child Support, Child Custody, Divorce, Equitable Distribution, Marital Agreements, Name Changes, Pr ...

Peer Reviews
No Reviews

First Party Insurance Defense, Insurance Defense

Peer Reviews
No Reviews

First Party Insurance Defense, Insurance Coverage Defense, Insurance Bad Faith Defense, Property Damage Defense

Peer Reviews
No Reviews

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (15 reviews)
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Robert O. Dugan by a Sole Practitioner on 06/17/14 in Litigation

    Mr. Dugan has appeared before me on numerous occasions in my capacity as a mediator. He has always been very well prepared and exceedingly professional. It is my pleasure to recommend him for an AV rating.John W. Salmon

    Mr. Dugan has appeared before me on numerous occasions in my capacity as a mediator. He has always been very well prepared and exceedingly professional. It is my pleasure to recommend him for an AV rating.John W. Salmon Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Robert O. Dugan by a Associate on 06/17/14 in Insurance Coverage

    The work he does is noteworthy. He also has the ability to train and oversee younger attorneys, and ensure they too have a high quality work product.

    The work he does is noteworthy. He also has the ability to train and oversee younger attorneys, and ensure they too have a high quality work product. Read less

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Diversity

Buckner Shifrin has received The State of Florida Minority, Women & Florida Veteran Business Certification, most recently from 8/21/2014 to 8/21-2016. The firm employs a diverse staff to service the needs of the diverse Miami community.
  1. Number of Partners who are...

    • Non-minority Males 1
    • Minority Males 1
    • Non-minority Females 4
  2. Number of Associates who are...

    • Non-minority Males 1
    • Minority Males 1
    • Minority Females 3
  3. Number of Administrative Professionals who are...

    • Minority Males 2
    • Non-minority Females 1
    • Minority Females 3
  4. Number of Human Resources Professionals who are...

    • Non-minority Females 1
  5. Number of Marketing Professionals who are...

    • Non-minority Females 1
  6. Number of Paralegals who are...

    • Minority Females 1

Bar Registry

  • Family Law

  • Insurance Defense

Locations (1)

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