BRADFORD L. STEWART


PROFESSIONAL PROFILE:

        Experienced professional recently graduated from law school and working as an associate attorney with a strong, 14-year career in risk management and insurance with an extensive background in transportation related liability and workers' compensation claims investigation, settlement, and defense.

EDUCATION:

        BARRY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW - Orlando, Florida
        Juris Doctor - May 2005
             Honors: Barry University moot Court Board
                    2004 Florida Bar National Tax Law Moot Court Competition
                         Winner - Best Oral Argument
                    Member Moot Court Board Research & Writing Committee
                    Highest Grade Awards - Evidence; Trial Advocacy;
                                                       Florida Constitutional Law
                    Class Rank  7/46
                    GPA  3.24
               Interships:  Honorable Renee A. Roche, 9th Judicial Circuit Court
                                of Florida (Business Court)

         WARNER SOUTHERN COLLEGE - Lake Wales, Floirda
               Bachelor of Arts - Organizational Management (Minor - Finance)
                    Honors:  Omicron Psi National Honor Society - 4.0 GPA

BAR ADMISSION:

          The Florida Bar
          Federal Court - Middle District of Florida; Southern District of Florida

LEGAL EXPERIENCE:

 
         Associate - Frost, Tamayo, Sessums & Aranda, P.A. - Bartow Fl
                (Plaintiff oriented litigation - personal injury, wrongful death)
          Associate - Billy R. Ready, P.A. - Auburndale, Fl
                (Plaintff oriented litigation-persoanl injury, wrongful death, first
                   party coverage disputes)

OTHER EXPERIENCE:

       •   Managed litigation for large transportation company including timely
           retention of legal counsel, answering interrogatories, responding to
           requests to produce, acting as corporate representative at
           deposition, and providing client direction to legal counsel.   

       •  Experience with multiple state and federal diversity litigation.

       •  Attended trials as corporate representatives

       •  Handled the investigation, evaluation, and settlement of over 1,000 
           personal injury claims - litigated and non-litigated.

       
•  Participated in over 200 mediations occurring pre-suit and during
           various stages of litigation

        •  Consultant for corporate clients regarding issues of insurance
           coverage and risk managment.  Tasked with improving company's
           liability situation. 

        •  Responsible for managing insurance benefits for 6,000 employees, -
            health, life, dental, worker's compensation, including ERISA welfare
            benefit plans and self-insured workers' compensation program.

        •  Managed company's self-insurance program.  Experienced
           administrator of people, programs and processes designed to
           facilitate company cost reduction.

        •  Formerly held State of Florida 5-20 All Lines Insurance Adjuster
            License (surrendered upon becoming a member of The Florida bar)

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

    
  ATTORNEY
           
            BILLY R. READY, P.A.                                    2006 - PRESENT
            FROST, TAMAYO, SESSUMS & ARANDA, P.A.         2005 - 2006
           
      LAW CLERK
           
            JOHN HUGH SHANNON, P.A.                                         2004
            BILLY R. READY, P.A.                                                   2004
            C. GEOFFREY VINING, P.A.                                            2004

      COMCAR INDUSTIRES, INC.

            VICE PRESIDENT OF RISK MANAGEMENT                 2001 - 2002
            DIRECTOR OF RISK MANAGMENT                           1996 - 2000
            INSURANCE CLAIMS MANAGER                             1993 - 1996
 
       ALEXIS RISK MANAGEMENT SERVICES
           

             CLAIMS SPECIALIST                                             1992 - 1993

       POLK CITY HARDWARE              
           
             SMALL BUSINESS OWNER
                                     1991 - 1992
 
       COMCAR INDUSTRIES, INC
           
             CLAIMS ADJUSTER                                              1986 - 1991
  
       PUBLIC SPEAKING
 
          
•   Guest Speaker at Annual Comcar Safety and Personnel Seminars.
               Reinforced safety, cost reduction and loss reduction procedures to
               employees and management.

           •   Member of discussion panel at the American Bar Association's
               Transportation Mega conference.  Detailed insurer's initial
               response to serious trucking accidents.
            
            
    

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