Disciplined in Sophisticated Defense and Insurance Litigation

Anita Devi P. Misir joined Butler  in 2012, and is an Associate with the firm, practicing in the area of third-party coverage. Among the types of cases that she takes on are automobile claims, general liability coverage, personal injury protection, homeowner’s insurance coverage, and civil remedy notices, among several others.

Anita’s accomplishments showcase her commitment to law and her clients. Prior to her work with the firm, Anita thrived as a staff attorney in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida. She has been admitted to practice in all state courts of Florida, as well as the Federal Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, and is a member of The Florida Bar.

The high level of education that Anita has achieved demonstrates how hard she works. She received her Bachelor of Arts in political science, cum laude, from Stetson University in 2006, and her Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of Law in 2009. While there, she was involved with the moot court and alternative dispute resolution, serving on the boards of both groups.

Admissions

  • Florida

Recognitions

  • Member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Board at Stetson
  • Member of the Moot Court Board at Stetson University College of Law

Education

  • Stetson University
    Bachelor of Arts in political science
  • Stetson University College of Law
    Juris Doctorate

Memberships

  • The Florida Bar

Courts

  • All State Courts of Florida
October 27, 2014 PUBLICATIONThree Is A Crowd: Revisiting The Third Party Beneficiary Doctrine

This article examines the third party beneficiary doctrine in conjunction with the approaches courts follow with regard to the collection of an excess judgment from a liability insurer.

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November 21, 2013 PUBLICATIONThis Mediation Is Confidential, Right?

Mediation is an effective dispute resolution tool because it allows participants to openly discuss all aspects of a dispute without the fear of recourse or retribution. Confidentiality is a critical component of this process. Litigants and insurers participating in mediation often proceed under the assumption that all communications and conduct occurring during mediation will be cloaked with protection. However, exceptions to confidentiality are slowly eroding what is commonly referred to as the absolute ‘‘mediation privilege.''

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Key Points
Practice Area CASE TYPE
  • UIM
  • UM
  • Third Party Liability
  • Third Party Coverage Issues
  • Standard Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Personal Injury Protection
  • General Liability - Coverage
  • Excess Coverage
  • Coverage - Personal Injury
  • Coverage - Homeowner's
  • Coverage - First Party Automobile
  • Coverage - Bodily Injury
  • Civil Remedy Notices
  • CGL
  • Bad Faith
  • Automobile Claims
  • Commercial General Liability