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Nicklaus & Associates, P.A.
4651 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Suite 200
Miami (Coral Gables), Florida 33146Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 305-460-9888
Fax: 305-460-9889
Toll Free: 888-460-9888
Emer/After Hrs: 305-986-4879 (Mobile)
Practice Areas
About Us
Additional Locations
Client Information
Established: 1995

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Law
  • Product Liability
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Trucking Law
  • Automobile
  • Transportation
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • State and Federal Courts
  • International
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About Us
Nicklaus & Associates, P.A., is a nationally recognized Miami (Coral Gables), Florida-based law firm with clients located across the nation who have litigation issues in Florida. The firm primarily serves institutional and corporate clients, as well as individuals in the defense of civil cases, insurance defense, coverage matters and jury and non-jury trials in all federal and state courts. Over three decades of combined experience and continuous presence confirms the firm’s dedication to establishing long-term client relationships and delivering the highest quality legal representation at a reasonable cost. The firm's attorneys share high professional standards and a commitment to excel in the quality of service and prompt results provided for clients. Teamwork, communication and strong client relationships are the firm’s policy.

The firm's main office is located in Miami, but Nicklaus & Associates also has a branch office in Lakeland, Florida. The locations of our two offices in Florida allows our attorneys to handle matters for clients in every county in the state. Areas of practice include: transportation accident litigation (trucking, automotive, highway and rail), maritime and aviation, personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, construction litigation, insurance coverage, medical and professional liability, insurance agent errors and omissions, life and health insurance law, insurance property and casualty defense, insurance coverage, excess claims, commercial litigation, and premises liability.
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Additional Locations
Lakeland, Florida
206 Easton Drive
Lakeland, Florida 33803
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
Allianz Underwriters Insurance CompanyCalifornia Union Insurance Company
Canal Insurance CompanyCarolina Casualty Insurance Company
Cherokee Insurance CompanyCincinnati Insurance Company
Deep South Insurance ServicesFirst State Insurance Company
Forum Insurance CompanyHarco National Insurance Company
Home Insurance CompanyJackson National Life Insurance Company
Lexington Insurance CompanyLiberty Mutual Insurance Company
Lincoln General Insurance CompanyMetropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Company
Mutual Benefit Life Insurance CompanyNational Benefit Life Insurance Company
Ohio Casualty Insurance CompanyPacific Insurance Company
Phoenix Insurance CompanyPrudential Insurance Company of America
Republic National Life Insurance CompanyXL Insurance America, Inc.
Non-Insurance Clients
Aero TechnologiesAlexsis, Inc.
American International Adjustment CompanyArkansas Best Corporation (ABF Freight)
Bulk Express Transport, Inc.Commercial Carrier Corporation
Crawford & CompanyC.R. England, Inc.
Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.The Hertz Corporation
Husqvarna Outdoor Products, Inc.P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc.
Penske Truck LeasingRyobi Motor Products Corporation
Sears, Roebuck and Co.Swift Transportation Company, Inc.
USA Truck, Inc.Werner Enterprises, Inc.
White Consolidated Industries, Inc.
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Personnel Information
Edward R. Nicklaus
Miami (Coral Gables), FL
  • Kentucky, 1971
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • Federal, American, Kentucky and Dade County Bar Associations
  • The Florida Bar
  • National Private Truck Council
  • National Tank Truck Carriers
  • American Trucking Association
  • Florida Trucking Association
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
  • The Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • DePauw University, B.A., 1967
  • University of Louisville, J.D., 1971
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Joshua A. Golembe
Miami (Coral Gables), FL
  • Florida, 2007
  • District of Columbia, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • The Florida Bar
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., 2002
  • Nova Southeastern University, J.D., 2006
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Douglas A. McDuff
Miami (Coral Gables), FL
  • Florida, 1977
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1978
  • The Florida Bar
  • Ursinus College, B.A., 1974
  • Stetson University, J.D., 1977
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Kathleen Phillips
Miami (Coral Gables), FL
  • Florida, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2008
  • University of Florida, B.C.J., 1986
  • St. Thomas University, J.D., 1998
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Of Counsel
Timothy J. Kovac
Miami (Coral Gables), FL
  • Florida, 1998
  • The Florida Bar
  • University of Colorado, B.A. (cum laude), 1995
  • Emory University, J.D., 1998
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