Richard L. Barry - Attorney at Law

301 East Pine Street
Suite 1400
Post Office Box 3068 (32802-3068)
Orlando, Florida 32801

P 407-843-8880
F 407-244-5690

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Richard is a civil trial attorney who focuses his practice on medical malpractice defense, professional liability defense, transportation litigation, insurance defense, insurance coverage litigation, complex litigation and construction. He has extensive experience representing retail establishments, physicians, hospitals, long-term care facilities, nurses, technologists as well as other health care providers across the state of Florida in matters involving professional liability, risk management, general liability, premises liability and negligent security. He also defends automobile and other vehicular liability cases involving commercial conveyance and common carriers and represents insurance companies in first- and third-party claims and coverage disputes. Richard has litigated civil matters for his clients in both federal and state jurisdictions as well as state administrative actions involving professional licensure and discipline.

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Areas of Emphasis
  • Premises Liability matters

Richard is a native Central Floridian. He was born in Sanford and spent most of his childhood just north of Orlando in Maitland. He graduated from Winter Park High School in 1990. He went on to earn his bachelor's degree in history with minors in business and communications from Florida State University in 1995 and his law degree from FSU in 2000. Richard litigated medical malpractice, automobile liability and other civil matters for over eight years before joining GrayRobinson. He and his wife, Sarah, live with their daughter, Julia, in Windermere. 

  • Florida State University, B.A., history (1995)
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D. (2000) 
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Supreme Court 
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
    • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law
    • Health Law Section
    • Board of Legal Specialization and Education’s National Accreditation Certification Subcommittee
  • Orange County Bar Association
    • Insurance Law Committee, Chairman
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Florida Academy of Healthcare Attorneys
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • George C. Young First Central Florida Inn of Court, Barrister
  • Central Florida Medical Malpractice Claims Council
  • Seminole Boosters, Inc.
  • Cornerstone Hospice Foundation Board, 2011-present
  • Cornerstone Hospice Foundation, Orange County Advisory Board, 2011-present
  • Cornerstone Hospice Ethics Committee, 2011-present
  • Tiger Bay Club of Central Florida
  • Leadership Orlando, Class 84
  • Florida State University Alumni Association, Life Member
Presentations & Seminars
  • “Your Role As An Insurer, Insured or Agent in a Lawsuit: Litigation Do's and Don'ts, Insurance Office of America,” October 5, 2011
  • “Prosecuting and Defending Catastrophic Injury Cases, Investigation and Discovery, Settlement Issues,” National Business Institute, 2008
  • “Defensive Medical Record-Keeping in Hospital Emergency Departments,” Florida Emergency Physicians, 2005, 2006
Reported Cases
  • Anderson v. Wagner and Thompson, 955 So.2d 586 (5th DCA 2006) 
Awards & Recognitions
  • AV Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell
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  • Ingenuity in Action.®

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