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Nancy A. Lauten

  • Attorney

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Practice Areas

  • Appellate

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Appellate Law, 1994 - 2004

Professional Associations

  • Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Convention and Annual Meeting, Chairperson, 1998 to 1998
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Convention and Annual Meeting, Co-Chairperson, 1997 to 1997


For more than 30 years, Nancy A. Lauten has maintained a vibrant, active appellate practice in the state of Florida. She brings a tremendous wealth of diversity and experience to the firm. Aside from being an attorney, Ms. Lauten is a licensed practical nurse, and she has also earned her master's degree in motion picture production. Ms. Lauten started her specialization in appellate practice, clerking for the Honorable Earle Zehmer, then Chief Judge of the First District Court of Appeal in Tallahassee. She joined the statewide Fowler, White law firm and represented both large and small corporations and insurers in a wide variety of appellate matters. Ms. Lauten currently dedicates her practice exclusively to the representation of individuals and small businesses in matters against insurers and the interests of big business.


  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
    • J.D. - 1986
    • Honors: with Honors
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Honors: Winner of Bedell Award for Best Article on a Social Issue
  • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
    • M.F.A. - 2003
    • Honors: Outstanding Graduate Student, School of Communications, 2002
    • Major: Motion Picture Producing
  • St. Edmund Hall, Oxford University, Oxford
    • Honors: Accredited Summer Program in Law
  • University of South Florida
    • B.A. - 1982
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Business Administration

Past Positions

  • Vaka, Larson & Johnson, P.L., Attorney, 2000 - 2001, 2003 - 2009
  • Fowler, White, Gillen, Boggs, Villareal & Banker, P.A., Shareholder and Associate Attorney, 1988 to 2000
  • Chief Judge E. Earle Zehrner, Florida First District Court of Appeal – Tallahassee, FL, Judicial Clerk, 1986 to 1988
  • Florida House of Representatives, Health Care and Insurance Committee, Legislative Intern, 1985 to 1986

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Kappa Phi

Representative Cases

  • De la Fuente v. Florida Insurance Guaranty Association
  • Sebo v. American Home Assurance Company
  • Cammarata v. State Farm Florida Insurance Company
  • Ochoa v. Koppel
  • Angelotta v. Security National Ins. Co.
  • Olesky v. Stapleton
  • Warfel v. Universal Property Ins. Co.
  • Goins v. Bartlett
  • Saunders v. Dickens
  • Lindquist v. Moschini
  • Miller v. Taylor
  • Malkin v. Hegedus
  • Club Bamboo Condominium Association v. Anthony
  • Luscomb v. BJ's Wholesale Club