The Law Offices of Keith Chasin 

Attorney Profile

Keith Chasin has been practicing law since 1982. He graduated from the
University of Miami, with honors, after successfully completing
undergraduate studies at the State University of New York, at Stony Brook
(B.A. Political Science, with honors). He has been a member of the Florida
and Federal Bar since 1982. He formed Keith Chasin, P.A. in 1985 and is an
active trial and appellate lawyer.

Keith Chasin is board certified in the field of civil trial law by the
National Board of Legal Advocacy, which means he has passed a written
examination as well as peer review of his civil trial work. He has been
nominated by his peers for inclusion in the American Board of Trial
Advocates (ABOTA), Superlawyers, the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum,
and possesses an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell, which is the
highest possible rating given to lawyers for legal ability and Ethical
Standards. He is also included in Who's Who in American Law.

The firm specializes in cases involving a severe personal injury, wrongful
death, medical malpractice, automobile/trucking accidents, construction
accidents and faulty products. In addition, Keith Chasin, P.A. handles
cases involving retaliatiory discharge, which involve the wrongful firing of
an employee after he or she has been involved in an on-the-job injury.

The firm expanded in 1998 to add an office in Sebring, Florida for the
convenience of our Central Florida clientele. We have litigated cases in
most counties of Florida from Daytona Beach (Flagler and Volusia Counties)
clear across to Hillsborough and about every location in between down to Key

Keith Chasin's Curriculum Vitae




J.D., cum laude (1982)

University of Miami, Coral Gables Florida                                          



B.A., with honors (1979)

State University of New York, Stony Brook                                                  





Keith Chasin, P.A.  Solo practice specializing in trial work, with emphasis on personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, products liability and retaliatory discharge from employment. 


Associate (1982 – 1985)  Law Offices of Stephen Cahen




Member, Florida Bar


Member, Federal Bar, Southern District of Florida


Member, Federal Bar, Eleventh Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals




Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy (2007)


-      Recertified (2012)


*Board certification is a qualification held by approximately 3% of practicing attorneys in the United States. It is not a licensing requirement. To become board certified by the National Board of Trial Advocates in civil trial law, the applicant must possess substantial experience in the specialty field, favorable peer and judicial review and successfully complete written testing. The Florida Bar Association has a separate board certification for civil trial law.





American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)


Dade County Bar Association




Eleventh Judicial Circuit Professionalism and Civility Committee (2 year appointment – 2014 – 2016)


Eleventh Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee (3 year appointment)





AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale Hubbell


Florida Superlawyers


Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum


Who’s Who in American Law


Top One Percent, The National Association of Distinguished Counsel




-      M.S v.  Kids in Distress, Inc., 58 So. 3d 433 (Fl. 4th DCA 2011) (sexual battery on minor – trial court order granting immunity to suit to foster agency reversed)

-      Hood v. Matrixx Initiatives, Inc., 50 So.3d 1166 (Fla. App., 2011) (products liability – trial court order disqualifying causation expert reversed)

-      Oliveros v. Adventist Health Sys./Sunbelt, Inc., 45 So.3d 873 (Fla. 2d DCA, 2010) (medical malpractice – trial court order reversed disqualifying presuit emergency medical room expert)

-      Leon v. Restrepo (Fla. 3d DCA 2010) (auto accident – court order granting new trial due to defendant’s improper argument affirmed)

-      Smith v. Grove Apartments, LLC, 976 So.2d 582 (Fla. App., 2007) (premises liability – trial court order on liability of landlord reversed)

-      Miami-Dade County School Bd. v. A.N., 905 So.2d 203 (Fla. 3d DCA 2005) (school assault - jury verdict affirmed  for minor assaulted at school)

-      Borque v. Trugreen, Inc., 389 F.3d 1354 (11th Cir. 2004) (retaliatory discharge – trial court order dismissing action reversed on grounds that release of worker’s compensation action did not release retaliatory discharge claim)

-      Bombalier v. Lifemark Hosp. of Florida, 661 So.2d 849 (Fla. 3d DCA 1995) (medical malpractice – presuit acceptance of arbitration by parents affirmed)

-      Kao v. Lauredo, 617 So.2d 775 (Fla. 3d DCA 1993) (auto accident – presumption of negligence in rear-end collision affirmed)

-      Damus v. Parvez, 556 So.2d 1136 (Fla. 3d DCA 1989) (medical malpractice – defendant must submit to evidentiary hearing to determine if denial of liability was in good faith)

-      Lewis v. Sims Crane Service, Inc., 498 So.2d 573 (Fla. 3d DCA 1986) (construction accident – trial verdict affirmed which held that a personnel hoist is a dangerous instrumentality)


Florida Bar CLE PANELS

-      Professional Ethics for the Young Lawyer  (5/26/15)