Beth-Ann Schulman
Shareholder / Practice Group Leader Beth-Ann Schulman

Beth-Ann Schulman

Shareholder / Practice Group Leader

Areas Of Practice

Beth-Ann Schulman is a Shareholder and chairs the firm’s Construction Law Group. She is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Construction Law. As such, she is an expert in construction law matters involving construction defects, professional liability, property damage, breach of contract, liens and insurance coverage.

Ms. Schulman represents general contractors, subcontractors, developers, distributors, manufacturers and design professionals in all areas of construction law in both a litigation and transactional capacity.

In addition to construction, Ms. Schulman also defends various types of fire cases.

She started her legal construction experience with a nationally recognized construction law firm. Ms. Schulman represented owners and contractors primarily related to theme park construction, horizontal heavy civil construction projects, Florida lien claims and the representation of design professionals. Additionally, she is experienced in contracts, subcontracts and various other transactions relating to the construction industry.

In 2006, Ms. Schulman started Travelers’ Florida staff counsel construction defect litigation practice.  At Travelers, Ms. Schulman was the product line lead for the state of Florida and served on the national construction defect leadership board. For four years prior to joining Boyd & Jenerette, Ms. Schulman was in private practice serving the construction industry.

Ms. Schulman is also a Florida Approved Arbitrator, an American Arbitration Association panelist, a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Mediator and worked as an certified public accountant in the prior to becoming a lawyer.

Admissions

  • Florida, 1997
  • District of Columbia, 1999
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida

Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
      • Certification Committee, Board member
      • Construction Law Committee
      • Construction Law Legislative Committee
      • Construction Insurance and Surety Committee
  • The District of Columbia Bar

Sheila Webb-Martin

Destiny Bassett

Eric Stull

Teresa Neufeld

Sydney Meadows

Awards & Recognition

  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Florida Legal Elite, 2013-2014
  • Board Certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar, 2014 to present

Professional Licenses

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Florida (Inactive, 2018)
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Mediator
  • Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator
  • AAA Arbitrator

Education

  • J.D., with honors, Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, FL, 1996
  • M.S., Taxation, College of Business Administration, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, 2001
  • B.S., cum laude, Accounting, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, 1993

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Comprehensive Services

Many cases overlap several areas of law. As a full service law firm, we are able to recognize how one legal discipline impacts another. We work as a team on complex issues that require knowledge of a variety of state and federal laws. This multi-disciplinary approach allows clients to receive the large-firm advantage of access to multiple attorneys in a wide scope of practice areas as well as the hands-on customer service offered by a boutique law firm. In addition to civil litigation, employment law, workers’ compensation defense, commercial law, construction law and appeals, our firm also handles professional liability claims.

Our bilingual staff is available to assist with immigration matters, including consular and removal defenses.