JOHN C. HOPKINS has spent the last 36 years of his professional life involved in the fields of insurance and law.
Mr. Hopkins is the former vice president of a legal professional liability insurance company, and has worked as a claims adjuster, arson investigator, claims manager and vice-president of one of Florida’s largest legal malpractice insurance companies. While employed in the insurance industry, he designed and implemented risk management programs and wrote numerous manuals and articles on risk management and claims handling.
Before coming to work for Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA, Mr. Hopkins managed a medical-legal consulting company, a graphics arts company, and a scanning/database company. He has designed and implemented scanning and coding systems for law firms.
Certified as an electronic discovery paralegal, Mr. Hopkins regularly teaches seminars and lectures on E-Discovery, research and investigation, and complex litigation management. He has worked in the litigation field on both the defense and plaintiffs’ sides of cases. His areas of concentration include professional negligence, commercial litigation, mass torts, and digital marketing.