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R. Cory Schnepper 
Miami, Florida
Managing Partner
phone (305) 670-2333
(954) 922-0800
fax (305) 670-0716
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R. Cory Schnepper practices workers' compensation, labor, and employment law as a shareholder in the law firm of LEVINE, BUSCH & SCHNEPPER, P.A. He specializes in the areas of the Workers' Compensation Act, The Americans with Disabilities Act and other disability related fields, as well as employees' rights in the workplace.

Cory, a proud native of Brooklyn, New York, is a graduate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He received his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law in 1976. While attending law school, he was awarded membership in the University of Miami Law Review, the Society of Wig and Robe, and the Society of Bar and Gavel. After graduating from law school, Cory became a member of the American Bar Association, the Florida Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section, the Florida Justice Association, formerly known as the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers (awarded the 2001 Gold Eagle Award, and the 1993 Silver Eagle Award), the American Association of Justice, formerly known as the Academy of Trial Lawyers of America, the Miami-Dade County Bar Association, and the Miami-Dade County Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a member of Florida Workers Advocates. In addition, he also practices in Federal Court, where he is a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, and the U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida.

A recipient of the Friends of 440 Honorary Award in 1997, he is also a past President, and presently a Trustee, of that organization, which is dedicated to service in the workers' compensation area. Likewise, he is a Trustee, and presently the Treasurer, of the Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund, which helps to provide financial assistance to students who are children of injured workers, or those otherwise involved in the field of workers' compensation. He is included in the Workers' Compensation Section of the Florida Guide Book of Law and Leading Attorneys. Cory is Florida Bar Board Certified in the area of Workers' Compensation since 1988, the first year board certification in this area was offered, and is also rated as an AV attorney by Martindale-Hubbell. He is a past member of the Florida Bar Workers' Compensation Certification Committee, and was previously also the Chairman of that committee. In 1994, Cory was awarded the Florida Workers' Advocate Speaker Award, and in 1996 he was awarded the Community Advocacy Award by the Dade County Deaf Services Bureau. In 2007 and 2008, Cory was selected as a Florida Superlawyer in the area of Workers' Compensation. He has lectured frequently in the fields of Workers' Compensation and disability discrimination, and has appeared as an expert in these fields on both television and radio.

Areas of Practice:
Workers' Compensation
Employment Discrimination
Disability Discrimination
ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act
Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Certification/Specialties:
Workers' Compensation, The Florida Bar, 1988


Bar Admissions:
Florida, 1976
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Education:
University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 1976
J.D.
Honors: Cum Laude
Honors: Society of Wig & Robe
Honors: Society of Bar & Gavel
Law Review: University of Miami Law Review, 1974 - 1976


State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York
B.A.
Major:  Political Science


References:
Florida Guide Book of Law & Leading Attorneys
Martindale Hubbell - AV Attorneys
Florida Super Lawyers (2007 - 2008)
Classes/Seminars Taught:
Florida Workers' Compensation Certification Review, 1988 - 2005


Florida Bar Workers' Compensation Forum, 2006 - 2007


Workers' Compensation, St. Thomas University School of Law


Honors and Awards:
Friends of 440 Honorary Award, 1997


Florida Workers' Advocate Speaker Award, 1994


Community Advocacy Award, Dade County Deaf Services Bureau, 1996


Professional Associations and Memberships:
Friends of 440 Inc.
Past President


Friends of 440, Inc.
Trustee


Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund
Trustee


Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund
Treasurer


Florida Bar Workers' Compensation Certification Committee
Past Member


Florida Bar Workers' Compensation Certification Committee
Past Chairman


Florida Workers' Advocates


The Florida Bar Association


American Bar Association


Florida Justice Association


American Association for Justice


Dade County Bar Association


Pro Bono Activities:
Friends of 440, Inc.
Friends of 440, Inc. Scholarship Fund
Languages:
English
Spanish
Creole
Office Locations

Located in the One Datran Center next
to the Metro Rail Dadeland South
Station / Free Validated Parking

Miami-Dade Office
One Datran Center, Suite 1800
9100 S Dadeland Boulevard
Miami, FL 33156
Phone: 305-670-2333
Fax: 305-670-0716

Broward Office
Marina Mile Business Park
2800 West Marina Mile Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Phone: 954-922-0800