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FEDERAL LITIGATION


For some legal matters, the appropriate venue for a case may be federal court as opposed to Florida state court. This arises most often for disputes involving the U.S. Constitution or federal law as the controlling authority, for bankruptcy issues, or when a Florida citizen is sued by a citizen from a different state with an amount in controversy exceeding $75,000.


“Cooke Carbonell Trial Lawyers, our attorneys have the experience essential to successfully litigate a federal case and obtain the best results on behalf of our client.”


The United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida comprise Florida’s three federal trial courts, with appeals from these cases going to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.At Cooke Carbonell Trial Lawyers, our attorneys have the experience essential to successfully litigate a federal case and obtain the best results on behalf of our client.

Many differences exist in litigating in state court versus federal court, including important distinctions regarding the Florida and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and other numerous court rules. Our attorneys have appeared in each of the federal districts within Florida, litigating on behalf of clients on a wide variety of legal matters.