MIAMI, FL, November 08, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Richard P. Cole, Esq., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Cole celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
A large, diverse law firm with 11 locations across the state of Florida, Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. provides legal counsel in many different practice areas. As managing partner, Mr. Cole is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the firm. Recognized as a leading Florida attorney in the areas of personal injury defense law, medical, legal, and professional malpractice, Mr. Cole has extensive experience handling errors and omissions claims, including those brought against insurance brokers and agents. Furthermore, he has experience defending professionals in administrative investigations related to their professional licenses, and has represented numerous professionals before administrative boards and panels.
Admitted to practice by the Florida Bar Association in 1974, Mr. Cole first earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and JD at the University of Florida, where he was ranked sixth in his graduating class. While in law school, he was student body president, chief justice of traffic court, and a member of Florida Blue Key. He began his career with Walton, Lantaff, Schroeder & Carson in Miami in 1974, and made partner at the firm in 1981 before joining Cole, Scott & Kisane, P.A. He has since been admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States, the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals, the Middle and Southern Districts of the U.S. District Court of Florida, the Supreme Court of Florida, as well every local court in the state of Florida.
Mr. Cole is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, where he served as president of the Miami-Dade chapter in 2004, a member of the American Bar Association, The Florida Bar, and several others. He served as director, secretary, vice president, and president of the Dale County Bar Association, as well as director of the Dade County Defense Bar Association and delegate for the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Conference. He is also a senior life fellow of the American Arbitration Association, the Association of Past Bar Association Presidents of Florida, and the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Mr. Cole has also served his local community in various ways, including as president of Kiwanis Breakfast Club of Miami, president of the 200 Club of Miami, a member of the board of directors for the University of Florida Alumni Association, and on the president's council for the University of Florida. He also spent time in various roles for the United Way of Dade County, the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, the Miami City Club, as well as other local organizations.
Named to Who's Who in American Law and Who's Who of Emerging Leaders of America, Mr. Cole is an AV-Rated Attorney with Martindale-Hubbell. He received a Lifetime Achievement Selection to America's Top 100 Attorneys, and he was named to Florida Super Lawyers every year from 2006 to 2016. He was named to The Best Lawyers in America every year from 2006 to 2014, and was selected as one of the Top 1.7% of Civil Trial Lawyers in the State of Florida by Florida Trend Magazine between 2005 and 2008. For more information, visit www.csklegal.com
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