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Lynne M. Wilkerson

Associate

FL – Fort Lauderdale
T: 954.628.3526 | F: 954.689.3001

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Lynne focuses her practice on defending employers and insurance carriers against workers’ compensation claims. Prior to joining Litchfield Cavo LLP, Lynne worked as a public defender at the Twentieth Judicial Circuit of Florida, affording her extensive litigation experience. During this time, she also researched and wrote three appellate briefs.

While earning her law degree at the International University College of Law, Lynne interned at the Miami-Dade Public Defenders Office and also worked as a law clerk for a private defense law firm focusing on federal criminal and civil cases. During that time she also worked as a legal research assistant for a writing professor. While a law student, Lynne earned FIU Law Moot Court team membership by competing in five rounds of oral arguments, with the final round argued before the Florida Supreme Court in Tallahassee.

Practices

  • ABM Indus., Inc. v. Valencia, No. 1D20-2027, 2021 WL 4450483 (Fla. 1st DCA Sept. 29, 2021)
    • Successfully obtained First District Court of Appeals order reversing Final Order following workers’ compensation trial in the Florida Division of Administrative Hearings, Miami District; District Court admonished the trial court’s failure to address defense’s “well-preserved” contingent argument and case was remanded back to trial judge to appoint an Expert Medical Advisor to resolve the disputes in medical evidence that the Judge had improperly resolved herself