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Litigation Expert a Michael Corso to Discuss the Space Force Program with the Rotary Club of Naples

Michael CorsoHenderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. is pleased to announce that Florida Civil Trial Expert Michael Corso will be speaking at the next luncheon of The Rotary Club of Naples on April 28. The Rotary Club of Naples was formed at the Naples Beach Hotel in 1951 and has held their meetings there ever since. Corso will discuss what’s new and coming from NASA and share information on the United States Space Force.

Not many lawyers can hold the title of “rocket scientist” but Corso can, having obtained his bachelor’s degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from Purdue University. In fact in 2011, he received a call from the first man on the moon Neil Armstrong notifying him that he won the “Outstanding Aerospace Engineer Award,” an honor bestowed on less than 2% of Purdue AAE graduates. Over the years, Corso has continued to support his alma mater by serving on the Industrial Advisory Council (IAC), which is comprised of impressive leaders in industry, government, military, and astronauts. Purdue, known as the Cradle of Astronauts, counts 25 alumni as astronauts.

Today, Corso is Florida Bar Board Certified in Civil Trial law and Business Litigation law. He concentrates his practice in the defense of non-medical professionals (including lawyers, accountants, architects, engineers and surveyors), copyright/trademark infringement, product liability and tobacco litigation. Corso speaks throughout the United States on legal management, ethics and drone law.

Corso has received numerous awards throughout his legal career. He has received the Florida Defense Lawyers Association President’s Award, been recognized as a “Top Lawyer” by Naples Illustrated magazine (2018-2020), and named to the “Top 100” list of Florida Super Lawyers (2019-2021). Prior to joining Henderson Franklin, Corso was a Captain in the United States Air Force and completed his military career in the JAG lawyer program. He received his law degree from Villanova University (J.D., 1974).

Corso may be reached at 239-344-1170 or via email at

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