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Phoenix Barker

Phoenix Barker

Associate

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Phoenix Barker

Phoenix Barker

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Phoenix Barker handles complex civil litigation matters with a focus on products liability, general liability, and catastrophic personal injury cases. She also has experience in commercial disputes, employment matters, and professional liability, where she has represented clients in the private and public sector against general tort claims involving premises liability, personal injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice claims. Phoenix is involved in all phases of the litigation process, from pre-litigation claims, discovery, and motion practice, through mediation and trial.

During law school, Phoenix served as a judicial intern for Chief Judge Leslie B. Rothenberg of Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal. Additionally, during her second year of law school, Phoenix worked for We Robot, an academic conference focused on the legal and policy implications caused by the increasing sophistication and autonomous decision-making capabilities of robots and artificial intelligence. Prior to law school, Phoenix attended Georgetown University’s Summer in Washington Program, where she studied law, legislation, and politics and worked for a prominent DC lobbying firm.

Admissions

  • Florida
  • US District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
  • US District Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Education

  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 2020. HOPE Public Interest Honoree; Dean’s Certificate of Achievement (Contracts); Dean’s Merit Scholar; Associate Editor, University of Miami Business Law Review; Member & Competitor, International Moot Court Board; Litigation Skills Program; Dean’s Fellow.
  • B.A., cum laude, Florida State University, 2017. President’s List; Dean’s List; Garnet & Key Leadership Honorarium; Mortar Board Honor Society; Student Senator; 68th Student Senate; VP of Recruitment, Pre-Law Society; Public Relations Chair, Delta Epsilon Iota Honor Society.

Memberships

  • Dade Legal Aid, Class VI Leadership Academy
  • Dade County Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Division

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Full Profile

Phoenix Barker handles complex civil litigation matters with a focus on products liability, general liability, and catastrophic personal injury cases. She also has experience in commercial disputes, employment matters, and professional liability, where she has represented clients in the private and public sector against general tort claims involving premises liability, personal injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice claims. Phoenix is involved in all phases of the litigation process, from pre-litigation claims, discovery, and motion practice, through mediation and trial.

During law school, Phoenix served as a judicial intern for Chief Judge Leslie B. Rothenberg of Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal. Additionally, during her second year of law school, Phoenix worked for We Robot, an academic conference focused on the legal and policy implications caused by the increasing sophistication and autonomous decision-making capabilities of robots and artificial intelligence. Prior to law school, Phoenix attended Georgetown University’s Summer in Washington Program, where she studied law, legislation, and politics and worked for a prominent DC lobbying firm.

Admissions

  • Florida
  • US District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
  • US District Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Education

  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 2020. HOPE Public Interest Honoree; Dean’s Certificate of Achievement (Contracts); Dean’s Merit Scholar; Associate Editor, University of Miami Business Law Review; Member & Competitor, International Moot Court Board; Litigation Skills Program; Dean’s Fellow.
  • B.A., cum laude, Florida State University, 2017. President’s List; Dean’s List; Garnet & Key Leadership Honorarium; Mortar Board Honor Society; Student Senator; 68th Student Senate; VP of Recruitment, Pre-Law Society; Public Relations Chair, Delta Epsilon Iota Honor Society.

Memberships

  • Dade Legal Aid, Class VI Leadership Academy
  • Dade County Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Division
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  • Infrastructure

  • Insurance & Reinsurance

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  • International Arbitration

  • Projects & Construction