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Kasey L. Joyce

Associate


Orlando Office

kjoyce@balljanik.com
T: 407.902.2094
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Overview

Kasey Lynne Joyce is an associate in Ball Janik LLP’s Construction Defect and Litigation practices. She works collaboratively with a team of attorneys representing corporations and professionals in various general and complex litigation matters, with a focus on representing owners in the prosecution of complex construction claims.  Kasey became intrigued by construction law when she interned with the Office of the General Counsel for the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority, which is responsible for all legal aspects of the construction projects at Tampa International Airport. She enjoyed the work and was immediately drawn to the pursuit of construction litigation.

Previously, Kasey completed a rotational externship with the Middle District of Florida, wherein she served the Honorable Charlene E. Honeywell, the Honorable Roberta A. Colton, and the Honorable Amanda A. Sansone. She also served as a legal extern at the Office of the General Counsel for UF Health Shands Hospital. During her law school tenure, she also served as a research assistant and trial practice teaching assistant at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. She is a member of the Florida Bar, the Federal Bar Association, and the  American Bar Association, where she is actively involved in the Forum on Construction Law, including Division 12: Owners & Project Finance, as well as the Young Lawyers Division, where she acts as a liaison between Divisions. She also serves as a Member at Large on the Forum’s Special Programming and Education Committee. Kasey is a published author and authored an article entitled “The Legal and Practical Framework for Psychiatric Diagnoses as Bases for Requests for Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide in the Netherlands” in The Florida Journal of International Law. She is also co-authoring a chapter in the upcoming ABA Fundamentals on Construction Law, 3d. Ed., as it relates to Owners and Project Finance.

During her free time, Kasey enjoys reading, writing, and spending time with her dog.

Education

  • J.D., 2020, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • B.A., 2017, cum laude, a double major in Political Science and Russian. Certificate in International Relations. Member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.
    University of Florida

Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District 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.