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John C. Hopkins


JOHN C. HOPKINS has spent the last 45 years in the fields of insurance and law.

Mr. Hopkins has worked in the fields of underwriting and claims and was vice president of one of Florida’s largest legal malpractice insurance companies. He has designed and implemented law firm risk management programs and has written several manuals and articles on risk management and claims handling.

Before coming to work for Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, P.A., Mr. Hopkins managed a medical-legal consulting company, a graphic arts company, and a scanning/database company. He has also 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 plaintiff sides of cases. His areas of concentration include professional negligence, commercial litigation, mass torts, and attorney digital marketing.

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