Carie  Hall

Carie Hall focuses her practice in the areas of casualty and product liability. In her casualty practice, Carie defends clients against premises liability, auto negligence and other tort claims. Her product liability practice includes defending manufacturers and distributors of consumer products.

Carie has more than 21 years of litigation experience with Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, having worked for the firm as a legal assistant before going to law school. She participated in the firm’s Summer Associate Program in 2011 and worked as a Law Clerk during her final year of law school before transitioning to an associate in 2012.

She earned her law degree, cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law where she was an Associate for Stetson Law Review and a Student Ambassador. Carie received her B.A. in Political Science, magna cum laude, from the University of South Florida, and her A.S. in Paralegal Studies, magna cum laude, from Tampa College.

  • Education

    Stetson University, College of Law - J.D., cum laude , 2012
    • Law Review
    • Student Ambassador
    • National Clearinghouse for Science Technology and the Law Pro Bono Program
    • Book Awards for Research and Writing I, Research and Writing II, Federal PreTrial Practice and Florida Torts
    University of South Florida - B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude , 2008
    • University of South Florida College of Arts and Sciences Honor Society
    Florida Metropolitan University - A.S., Paralegal Studies, magna cum laude , 1995
  • Bar Admissions

    • Florida (2012)
  • Court Admissions

    • U.S. Court of Appeals (Eleventh Circuit)
    • U.S. District Courts of Florida (Middle)
  • Notable Cases

    • Estrada v. Sea World of Florida LLC d/b/a Sea World  >>
    • Ramos-Lopez v. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment LLC d/b/a Busch Gardens  >>
    • Castro-Socas v. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment LLC d/b/a Busch Gardens  >>
  • Professional & Civic Activities

    • Defense Research Institute
    • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
    • The Florida Bar
      • Trial Lawyers Section
      • Thirteenth Circuit Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee
    • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section, Member
  • Articles & Presentations

    • Co-Author, "Theme Park Defense: 10 Things to Know," May 2017
    • Co-Author, "Punitive Damages: When Are They Available in Premises Liability Lawsuits?," Trial Advocate Quarterly, Vol. 33. No.1, Winter 2014
    • Co-author, "Ten Tips for a Successful Mediation", Trial Advocate Quarterly, Co-author
 
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