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Michael Corso presented “Avoiding Legal Malpractice” at the FDLA’s Liability Claims Conference

Michael CorsoHenderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. is pleased to announce that Florida Civil Trial Expert Michael Corso was a panelist at the Florida Defense Lawyer’s Association’s Liability Claims Conference in Orlando on June 17. Corso, along with attorney Jeffrey James of the Banker Lopez Gassler law firm, presented “Avoiding Legal Malpractice.” In addition to sharing analytical data from the ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability Study, the panelists discussed recent trends and Florida law governing professional liability.

Corso has been Florida Bar Board Certified in Civil Trial Law for over 35 years and over 20 years in Business Litigation Law. His trial practice is heavily involved in the defense of non-medical professionals (including lawyers, accountants, architects, engineers and surveyors), copyright/trademark infringement, product liability and tobacco litigation. Corso is also a sought-after speaker throughout the United States on risk management and drone law.

Corso has received numerous accolades including the Outstanding Aerospace Engineer Award from Purdue University and the Florida Defense Lawyers Association President’s Award. He has also 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), who also published a story Corso’s distinguished legal career in “My lawyer, the Rocket Scientist.”

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 undergraduate degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Purdue University (B.S., 1971) and 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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