About Me

Spencer T. Kuvin
The Law Offices of Craig Goldenfarb
1800 S. Australian Ave., Suite 400
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
(561) 697-4440

Mr. Kuvin is a 1996 Honors graduate of St. Thomas University Law School, where he served as an associate editor of the Law Review and Opinio Juris. Before practicing with Mr. Leopold, Mr. Kuvin practiced as an insurance defense attorney in Miami for six years. In 2003 Mr. Kuvin moved to West Palm Beach, Florida, he began practicing as a Plaintiff's personal injury attorney and representing injured persons instead of large corporations and insurance companies. Among his accomplishments are landmark settlements against the Florida Department of Children and Families that changed State law for vulnerable adults, Tampa Electric Company, General Motors and Ford, as well as substantial verdicts against the Palm Beach County Schools, GEICO Insurance, Safeco Insurance and Nationwide Insurance.
Mr. Kuvin lectures nationally to Bar and Professional Trial Associations and community organizations on numerous topics such as managed care abuse, trial practice, Medicare/Medicaid liens and Uninsured Motorist Coverage.  He sits as President of the Palm Beach County Justice Association and is the past President of Temple Beth Zion. Mr. Kuvin practices in the area of personal injury and wrongful death with a special concentration in claims involving complex medical issues and auto crashworthiness. Mr. Kuvin has achieved an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available from the nation's most tenured and respected guide to the legal profession. He has also been listed in the South Florida Legal Guide as one of the Top Up and Comers for the last several years.
Areas of Practice:
Personal Injury
Automotive Crashworthiness
Insurance Bad Faith
Medical Malpractice
Products Liability
Wrongful Death
Mass Torts
Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
Florida, 1996
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1997
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1998
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1999
St Thomas University School of Law, Miami, Florida, 1996
Honors: With Honors
Honors: Approximate Class Rank Top 5%
Honors: Deans List Fall 1993 through Spring 1996
Honors: St. Thomas Honor Court Prosecutor
Honors: American Jurisprudence Book Award Civil Procedure
Honors: West Publishing, Corpus Juris Secundum Award in Civil Procedure
Honors: St. Thomas Book Award in Torts
Law Review: St. Thomas Law Review, Associate Editor, 1994 - 1996

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 1991

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Medical Records Law, Lorman Education Services, West Palm Beach, FL, October 2010

How to Properly Theme and Present the Typical Auto Case, Florida Justice Association, Ft. Lauderdale, FL , September 2010

Handling Issues of Misconduct Relating to Defense Medical Examiners, Florida Justice Association, Orlando, FL, February 2010

Penner & Zeide, Palm Beach County Justice Association, West Palm Beach, FL, December 2009

ERISA Liens: Identifying Pitfalls & Recognizing Opportunities , Florida Justice Association, West Palm Beach, FL, January 2009

Strategic Issues & Answers: Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist Claims & Recognizing Auto Defect Cases & What To Do , National Business Institute, West Palm Beach, FL

Fuel System Defects , Attorney Information Exchange Group, Dallas, TX, January 2009

HMO Liability, AAJ Chicago, IL, 2008

Shielding Your Client from HMO Abuse, Florida Justice Association, Tampa, FL, October 2008

Document Control and Litigation Support, National Business Institute, West Palm Beach, FL, June 2007

Maximizing the Persuasiveness of Diagnostic Studies in Jury Trials, Florida Justice Association, Orlando, FL, February 2007

Medicare & Medicaid Liens (Part I) , Palm Beach County Trial Lawyers Association, West Palm Beach, FL, 2006

Settling Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims, National Business Institute, West Palm Beach, FL, September 2006

Medicare & Medicaid Liens (Part II - the Ahlborn decision and its implication as to liens), Palm Beach County Trial Lawyers Association, West Palm Beach, FL, September 2006

Honors and Awards:
AV Rating by Martindale Hubbell

Who's Who Among American Law Students, 1995

Pro Bono Service Award, 1999

The South Florida Legal Guide - Top Up & Comers Florida Lawyer, 2005 - 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Palm Beach County Bar Association

American Bar Association

Florida Bar

Florida Justice Association
Board Member

Palm Beach County Justice Association

North County Bar Association

Anti-Defamation League Glass Leadership Institute

Alert Jewish Family & Childrens Services – “No excuse for Abuse” Annual Event