Catherine M. Dillon


Orlando Office
T: 404.902.2081


Catherine Dillon is a paralegal in Ball Janik LLP’s Insurance Recovery practice and is based in the firm’s Orlando office.  Ms. Dillon brings over 20 years experience to her position with a majority of her career as a litigation paralegal focused on insurance defense, including complex medical malpractice, wrongful death and premises liability litigation at a statewide Florida firm.  Her experience also includes plaintiff personal injury litigation.

Ms. Dillon graduated magna cum laude from Webster University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Management.  She earned an Associate of Science degree magna cum laude in Legal Studies from Florida Metropolitan University.

Ms. Dillon has a strong interest in the welfare of children and has volunteered her time as a Guardian ad litem Legal Advocate, Special Education Teacher Assistant and Cheerleading Coach.


  • Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration
  • Florida Metropolitan University, Orlando College, Orlando, Florida
  • Associate of Science, Legal Studies


  • Florida Registered Paralegal with The Florida Bar
  • Notary for the state of Florida


Kelly Corcoran is an insurance coverage attorney focused on resolving complex insurance coverage disputes on behalf of individual and corporate policyholders in their pursuit to recover claims. He has significant experience in handling construction defect coverage issues involving commercial and residential buildings including apartment complexes, condominiums, and single-family homes, as well as other coverage issues involving personal injury and property damage claims. Mr. Corcoran was selected to the Florida Rising Stars list, published in Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016-2018. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Before joining Ball Janik LLP, Mr. Corcoran served as coverage counsel for several national insurers, in which he gained invaluable experience in understanding how insurance companies defend themselves in legal battles with claimants and policyholders. His experience includes litigating disputes arising under commercial, homeowners, automobile and general liability policies.

Mr. Corcoran has been involved with coverage issues ranging from improperly installed roofs, fire sprinkler systems, curtain wall systems, and post-tension cables to large multi-district litigation involving Chinese drywall and FEMA Formaldehyde Travel Trailers. Mr. Corcoran is well-versed in primary and excess insurance policies, policy interpretations, as well as insurance policies covering subcontractors and additional insureds. He has numerous published opinions in the areas of tort and insurance law, including Claudio v. Regaldo, 116 So.3d 451 (Fla. 2d DCA 2013).

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Corcoran was a partner in the second oldest law firm in Florida, Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson LLP. On a personal note, Mr. Corcoran enjoys spending his free time with his wife, daughter, son, and two dogs.