Catri, Holton, Kessler & Kessler, P.A.


Office Information

Address:
The Litigation Bldg., 3rd Fl., 633 S. Andrews Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
33301


Phone Number: (954) 463-8593
Fax Number: (954) 462-1303
Email: kryan@chkklaw.com
Website: www.chkklaw.com

Description

Catri, Holton, Kessler & Kessler, P.A. is a firm of civil trial and appellate lawyers providing full litigation and insurance related services for all of South Florida. The Firm's members are well known for their extensive experience in all areas of civil litigation, representing corporations, trucking companies, insurance companies, municipalities, governmental entities and individuals in tort, transportation & trucking defense, products liability, premises liability, construction liability, cargo freight litigation, and commercial litigation. The four partners alone have more than 100 years of combined experience as insurance defense litigators. In recent years, the four member litigation practice has been expanded to include a broad range of litigation matters. Catri, Holton, Kessler & Kessler's tradition of excellence includes a commitment to service the client's needs by obtaining optimum results as swiftly and economically as possible. The firm remains moderate in size to provide the personal service and economics of scale available only from a medium-sized firm.

Areas of Practice

  • Automobile Liability
  • Business Litigation
  • Cargo
  • Certified Mediators
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Liability
  • General Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Qualified Arbitrators
  • Self-Insured
  • Trial & Appellate Practice
  • Trucking Industry Defense
  • Trucking Liability
  • Trucking Litigation

Attorneys

  • Catri, Wesley L.
    • John Carroll U., A.B. '70, Cleveland Marshall C. of L., J.D. '73; Admitted to Bar - '73 Florida, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th & 11th Circuits, U.S. Supreme Court; Member American Bar, Broward County Bar Assn., The Florida Bar, St. Thomas More Society, Florida Defense Lawyers Assn., National Retail & Restaurant Defense Assn., Claims & Litigation Mgmt. Alliance; Advocate Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates; Florida Supreme Court Qualified Civil Arbitrator; Florida Supreme Court Certified; Circuit & County Court Mediator; e-mail: wcatri@chkklaw.com
  • Catri, Wesley E.
    • John Carroll U., B.A. '02, Nova Southeastern U., J.D. '05; Admitted to Bar, '05 - Florida, '12 - U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; Member Broward County Bar Assn., St. Thomas More Society, National Retail & Restaurant Defense Assn., Florida Defense Lawyers Assn., Claims & Litigation Mgmt. Alliance; Broward County State Attorney '05-'11.
  • Holton, Raymond O.
    • (Retired)
  • Kessler, Charles T.
    • (1930-1997)
  • Kessler, Andrea L.
    • (1958-2016)
  • Kessler, Paula C.
    • U. of Florida, B.S. '79, Nova Southeastern U., J.D. '83; Admitted to Bar, '83 - Florida, '84 - U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, '02 - U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida including Trial Bar; Member Federal, American and Broward County Bar Assns., The Florida Bar, Trucking Industry Defense Group, American Board of Trial Advocates, St. Thomas More Society, Florida Defense Lawyers Assn.; e-mail: pkessler@chkklaw.com
  • Kessler, Edwina V.
    • U. of Florida, B.A. '89, Nova Southeastern U., J.D. '94; Admitted to Bar, '94 - Florida, '95 - U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, '08 - U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, '09 - U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit; Member Federal & Broward County (President '18-'19; Board of Directors '03-'07, '08-'12, '13-'20; Secretary '15-'16, Treasurer '16-'17) Bar Assns., Stephen Booher Inns of Court, St. Thomas More Society, Defense Research Institute, Florida Defense Lawyers Assn., Trucking Industry Defense Assn., Transportation Lawyers Assn., Conference of Freight Counsel, Claims & Litigation Mgmt. Alliance, International Assn. of Defense Counsel, Florida Assn. for Women Laywers; Florida Supreme Court Certified & County Court Mediator; Florida Supreme Court Qualified Civil Arbitrator; Past Young Lawyers Section President; e-mail: ekessler@chkklaw.com

Representative Clients

  • Albertson's, LLC
  • American Trucking & Transportation Ins. Co.
  • Andover Companies
  • Atlantic Specialty Ins. Co.
  • Atlas Van Lines, Inc.
  • ATS Logistics Services, Inc.
  • Beall's
  • Bituminous Casualty Corp., nka BITCO National Ins. Co.
  • Bloomin' Brands
  • Broward County School Board
  • Capacity Ins. Co.
  • Cardinal Logistics Mgmt. Corp.
  • CCMSI
  • Central Transport, Inc.
  • Cherokee Ins. Co.
  • Claims Services, Inc.
  • Crawford & Co.
  • DC Ins. Services, Inc.
  • Delaware North Companies, Inc.
  • Dollar General Corp.
  • FedEx Freight, Inc.
  • First Fleet, Inc.
  • Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.
  • Grange Mutual Casualty Co.
  • Greatwide Dedicated Transport
  • Harco National Ins. Co.
  • Houston International Ins. Group
  • INS Insurance, Inc.
  • Inspire Brands, Inc.
  • Integrated Ins. Resources
  • International Marine Underwriters
  • J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
  • Johns Eastern Co., Inc.
  • Landstar Risk Mgmt. Claims Services
  • McLane Co., Inc.
  • Medmarc Ins. Group
  • Moran Foods LLC
  • New England Teamsters & Trucking Industry Pension Fund
  • North American Risk Services
  • Office Depot, Inc.
  • OneBeacon Inland Marine
  • P&S Transport
  • PACE, Inc.
  • Pacific Specialty Ins. Co.
  • Publix Super Markets, Inc.
  • QEO Ins.
  • Safeway, Inc.
  • Sedgwick Claims Mgmt., LLC
  • SICO, Inc.
  • State Auto Ins.
  • Supervalu, Inc. (Save A Lot)
  • T.H.E. Ins. Co.
  • TOPA Ins. Co.
  • Trans West Logistics
  • Travelers Property & Casualty Co. of America
  • TRISTAR Risk Mgmt.
  • Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.

Firm Contacts

Wesley L. Catri, President Kathleen Ryan, Office Mgr.