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Douglas J. Kress

Douglas J. Kress

Douglas J. Kress
Partner

dkress@schwedpa.com
Office 561-694-0070
Facsimile (561) 694-0057

11410 N. Jog Road
Suite 100
Palm Beach Gardens, FL. 33418

Position:
Shareholder

Practice Areas:

  • Construction Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice Defense
  • Professional Liability
  • Business Litigation
  • Insurance Law and Regulation
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Securities Litigation and Arbitration
  • Employment Litigation

Admissions:

  • Florida Bar, 2008
  • Ohio Bar, 1994 (inactive)
  • Pennsylvania Bar 2006 (inactive)
  • United States District Courts, Southern District of Florida, Middle District of Florida, Northern District of Ohio
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh and Sixth Circuits

Education:

  • University of Toledo College of Law
    Toledo, Ohio
    JD, Cum Laude, 1994
    Member and Technical Editor, University of Toledo Law Review
  • University of Akron
    Akron, Ohio
    B.A., Cum Laude, 1991

Professional Affiliations:

  • Florida Bar, Association

Doug Kress began his legal career in Ohio in 1994 with the firm of Comstock, Springer & Wilson, Co. L.P.A. He became a partner in 2001. He has extensive litigation experience in federal and state courts, successfully concluding more than 80 cases through trial, arbitration or mediation. His practice included medical malpractice defense, insurance defense, construction litigation, automobile liability defense, wrongful death litigation, business litigation, premises liability defense, and appellate advocacy. Mr. Kress contributed to Continuing Legal Education, as a speaker and co-author, for seminars including How to Successfully Resolve Automobile Accident Cases and Insurance Coverage Litigation, presented through the National Business Institute.

Mr. Kress has extensive experience defending professional liability claims, including the defense of attorneys, construction design professionals, insurance agents and medical professionals, as well as extensive business litigation experience.

When not practicing law, he enjoys golf, basketball, and spending time with his family.

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