Florida Personal Injury Attorney
Nancy La Vista

Nancy La Vista

Partner

Biography

A former critical care nurse, Nancy La Vista uses her extensive knowledge of the healthcare industry to help clients with medical malpractice and health-related claims, including medical products and negligent medical credentialing. In 2008, Nancy received the largest medical malpractice verdict in Broward County and one of the top 100 verdicts in the United States. She received one of the top 2011 verdicts in South Florida.

During Nancy’s term as its president, the Palm Beach County Chapter of ABOTA (The American Board of Trial Advocates) was voted Chapter of the Year in 2010. In 2011 and again in 2013, she was voted the Palm Beach County Chapter’s Trial lawyer of the Year. Nancy is past President of FLABOTA (2013), the state branch of ABOTA. In 2011, she was voted the Palm Beach County Chapter’s Trial Lawyer of the Year.

Contact Nancy at nlavista@clarkfountain.com.

Education
Areas of Practice
Personal Injury,Medical Malpractice
Certifications / Specialties
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education

  • Board Certified in Medical Malpractice, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

Awards & Honors
  • The Best Lawyers in America – Personal Injury and Civil Litigation

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated SM by Martindale-Hubbell®

  • Florida Trend magazine’s Legal Elite – Top 2 % of Lawyers

  • Florida Super Lawyers – Top 5 percent of attorneys in Florida

  • Florida Super Lawyers – Top 50 Women Lawyers

  • Appointment to the Florida Bar’s Civic Trial Board Certification Grade Review Panel

  • 2011, 2013 nominated for Most Effective Lawyer by the Daily Business

Bar Admissions
  • All Florida Courts
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, including Trial Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida

Professional Memberships
  • American Board of Trial Advocates – President of the Florida chapter; past president of the Palm Beach County chapter
  • Florida Bar
    • Professionalism committee
    • Evidence committee
  • Florida Justice Association, lecturer on trial issues
  • Palm Beach Justice Association
  • Professional Women’s Network
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • The Inns of Court

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