Brian L. Harvell is a Partner in the Miami office of Resnick & Louis, P.C. and has practiced for 23 years as a trial attorney. Brian has focused on the mechanics of trial and appellate work and practiced at all levels, from trial court to the Missouri Supreme Court. He has represented clients in a wide range of complex litigation, including claims for professional malpractice, truck and trailer collisions, cargo liability and losses, commercial litigation, first party property and coverage, product liability, construction defects, premises liability, bodily injury defense, automobile liability, aviation, property casualty losses, insurance liability, bad faith, real estate, medical malpractice, environmental, commercial litigation, international child and parental kidnapping (Hague Convention), and eminent domain. He has successfully handled professional liability claims for accountants, healthcare, and other licensed professionals. Brian has environmental experience, specifically with contractors and consultants in pollution cases. Further, Brian provides defense for carriers. He has settled several before mediation because many cases have had serious exposure to excess damages or bad faith issues that needed to be resolved well before ADR.
Brian graduated with honors from William Jewell College, near Kansas City, Missouri, in 1992, earning an interdisciplinary honors degree of Economics, Philosophy, and Political Science. The program was inspired by the methods of Oxford and Cambridge Universities and through it he spent his junior year at Cambridge University, England. In 1995, Brian obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri, at Columbia.
Brian is licensed to practice law in the states of Missouri and Florida, and the Southern and Middle Districts of the Federal Courts for Florida.