EDUCATION

  • Mercer University: Macon, GA
  • University of Florida: Gainesville, FL
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Cum Laude

GRADUATE EDUCATION

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University: Birmingham, AL
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Attorney: 1981 – Present: Fort Myers, FL

  • Civil Litigation
  • Contract Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Risk Management
  • Worker’s Compensation

Registered Nurse: 1977 – 1980

  • Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
  • Emergency Room
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Licensed Healthcare Risk Manager: 2001 – Present

  • Lee Island Coast Surgery Center
  • Cape Coral Ambulatory Surgery Center

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Managing Partner of Kagan Law Firm, P.L.
  • Citrus Grove Owner and Manager
  • Developer & Co-Owner of Devonwood Estates
  • Developer & Co-Owner of Jet South, Inc.
  • Co-Owner of Private Sky Aviation
  • Developer, Co-Owner & of Cru Restaurant
  • Developer of Lee Island Coast Surgery Center and Cape Coral Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Co-Founder of Florida Doctors Insurance Company
  • Chairman of the Board: Florida Doctors Holding Company
  • Chairman of the Board: Florida Doctors Insurance Company
  • Chairman of the Board: Insurance Company Managers
  • Board of Directors of Investors Security Trust Company

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  • Former President of The American Medical Association Alliance
  • Former President of The Florida Medical Association Alliance
  • Board of Zoning and Adjustment for the City of Fort Myers, FL – 1984 to Present
  • Former Chairperson for the Lee County YMCA capital campaign
  • Former President of the Board of Directors of Lee County YMCA – 1994 to 1996
  • Moot Court Judge – Ave Maria School of Law – 2010 and 2011

HOBBIES AND INTERESTS

  •       Private Pilot: Single Engine Aircraft & Helicopter
  •       Traveling
  •       Hiking
  •       Exercise and Strength Training
  •       Fishing