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R. Kyle Gavin

Partner

301 West Bay Street, Suite 1030
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: 904.634.1100
Facsimile: 904.634.1234
Email: kgavin@lilesgavin.com

Kyle Gavin is a trial and appellate attorney with experience in civil trial and appellate matters in Florida state and federal courts. Mr. Gavin represents businesses and individuals in litigation, arbitration, and appellate matters, including business and commercial litigation, product liability, warranty claims, professional negligence, securities litigation, intellectual property matters, contract and insurance disputes, construction litigation, medical device litigation, toxic torts, personal injury, and wrongful death claims. Mr. Gavin has been with the Firm since its inception in 1991, having previously practiced in Jacksonville since 1988.

Kyle Gavin is admitted to all state and federal courts in Florida, including the federal Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.He has been published in The Florida Law Review and is a contributing author to Business Litigation in Florida. Mr. Gavin has earned Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible attorney rating of "AV." He is a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association and the Florida Bar. He has participated on numerous bar association committees, including The Florida Bar's Judicial Nominating Procedures Rules Committee, the Code and Rules of Evidence Committee, and the Fee Arbitration Committee. He is a member of the Business Law Section and the Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar and the American Inns of Court. Mr. Gavin also devotes time to handling pro bono cases for Jacksonville Area Legal Aid and is active in his local church and community, including youth sports.

Kyle Gavin graduated magna cum laude from Florida State University in 1980 with a major in Risk Management and Insurance. After working for an insurance brokerage firm in Tampa and Jacksonville, Mr. Gavin attended law school at the University of Florida, where he served as Associate Editor of The University of Florida Law Review and graduated with honors in 1987. Mr. Gavin and his wife, Kristy, have three children.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
    Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee (current)
    Fee Arbitration Committee
    Code and Rules of Evidence Committee
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court

Professional Honors & Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell's “AV” rating
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2006, 2008, 2009

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • Florida

Published Articles & Books

  • “The Constitutionality of Florida's Cap on Noneconomic Damage”39 University of Florida Law Review 157 , Winter, 1987
  • “Criminal Law - Forfeiture: Expanding the Contours of the Florida Contraband Forfeiture Act”25 The Briefs - Orange County Bar Association , June, 1986
  • Business Litigation in Florida(Contributing Author), Florida Bar CLE Publications

Past Employment Positions

  • Mahoney, Adams & Criser, Associate Attorney, 1988 - 1989
  • Queen & Tucker Insurance, Jacksonville, FL, 1983 - 1984
  • Poe & Associates, Inc., Tampa and Jacksonville, FL, 1980 - 1983
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Address: 301 West Bay Street, Suite 1030 Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 634-1100 Fax: (904) 634-1234