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Cody L. Frank

Cody L. Frank

Frank Law Firm, P.A.
  • Appeals & Appellate, Business Law, White Collar Crime...
  • Florida, New York
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Summary

Cody Frank’s broad-based litigation experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants provides him with an invaluable perspective when prosecuting claims on behalf of individuals and businesses. Cody practiced civil appellate law specializing in medical malpractice and general negligence with a boutique firm based in Fort Lauderdale. He has litigated cases in multiple state and federal jurisdictions throughout the country. He has defended numerous dispositive motions, engaged in data-intensive discovery and worked extensively with experts and attorneys. His efforts while there have led to settlements and jury verdicts awarding millions of dollars in relief.

Cody has extensive experience handling appellate matters in state and federal courts. He is an accomplished writer and oral advocate who strives to maintain trial victories on appeal or in overturning adverse rulings arguably wrongly decided. He has helped brief cases in Florida’s District Courts of Appeal, the Florida Supreme Court, and the United States Supreme Court. He understands the importance of gathering and condensing years of litigation history into an accurate, compelling narrative.

Cody received his Juris Doctor degree from St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami Gardens. While attending law school, Cody was on the Dean’s List, a CALI Award recipient for earning top grades, a member of two journals—Journal of Complex Litigation and Journal of Student Research, a member of the international legal honors society Phi Delta Phi, and a Research Assistant assisting in intensive preparation for witness testimony to be given to Congress on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005. Believing in giving back to the community, Cody devoted over 100 hours of pro bono services to indigent clients while managing a full course load. He also earned Certifications in negotiations and dispute resolution from Harvard Law School and Pepperdine University School of Law.

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Business Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Securities Law
  • Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
The Florida Bar
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
Frank Law Firm, P.A.
- Current
Appellate Attorney
Boldt Law Firm, P.A.
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Appellate Practice and Trial Support for medical malpractice and general negligence causes of action.
Litigation Attorney
Gonzalez & Goetz, LLC
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Litigation Associate for Social Security boutique law firm. Managed active caseload, which included over 100 Social Security hearings. • Appeared before Magistrate Judge of U.S. District Court, SDFL to argue motion for summary judgment. • Reviewed client files/medical records, prepared for hearings and contacted clients in preparation for hearings. • Researched and drafted responses to proffers and motions for pending administrative claims and federal cases.
Education
St. Thomas University School of Law
J.D. (2015) | Law
Honors: Dean's List, Pro Bono Commendation, a CALI Book Awards recipient for top grades in White Collar Crime and Transnational Litigation. Other top grades included Appearance Discrimination (A), and Law Office Management (A), Products Liability (B+), Unfair Trade Practices (B+), Negotiations (B+).
Activities: Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honors Society, Member & Mentor Journal of Complex Litigation, Editorial Board Member Journal of Student Research, Co-Founder & Associate Editor Research Assistant for Professor Patricia Moore, assisting in intensive preparations for her Feb. 2015 testimony, The State of Class Actions After the Enactment of Class Action Fairness Act, before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary’s Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Florida State University
B.S. (2011) | Political Science (minor in Economics)
Activities: Phi Delta Theta
Awards
Pro Bono Commendation
St. Thomas University School of Law
Provided over 100 hours of pro bono services to indigent clients in the Miami-Dade area while handling a full-course load.
Transnational Litigation
CALI Excellence for the Future Award
The CALI Excellence for the Future Award® program recognizes excellence achievement by law students in their studies. The award is given to the student with the highest grade in the class as determined by the instructor.
White Collar Crime
CALI Excellence for the Future Award
The CALI Excellence for the Future Award® program recognizes excellence achievement by law students in their studies. The award is given to the student with the highest grade in the class as determined by the instructor.
Professional Associations
Broward County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Parallel Proceedings Invite Unfair Settlement Agreements
St. Thomas Journal of Complex Litigation
Certifications
Dispute Resolution
Pepperdine University School of Law
Negotiation and Leadership
Harvard Law School
Websites & Blogs
Website
Frank Law Firm, P.A.
Social Media
Contact & Map
Frank Law Firm, PA
515 East Las Olas Boulevard
Suite 120
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
USA
Toll-Free: (954) 374-1919
Fax: (954) 374-1920