Profile

Name

Elizabeth Faiella

Firm

Faiella and Gulden

Firm Website

http://www.faiella.com

Phone

(407) 647-6111

Address

243 W Park Ave

Address 2

Suite 101

City

Winter Park

State

FL

Zip

32789

Bio

Elizabeth Faiella received her Juris Doctorate from Emory University in 1976, became Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Florida Bar in 1983 and Nationally Board Certified in 1984. She is a past Chair of the Women’s Caucus of the American Trial Lawyers Association, and has served as a lecturer, panelist, workshop leader and author nationwide since 1981, lecturing on such topics as Voir Dire, Opening Statements, Cross-Examination and Closing Arguments. She is the daughter of the late Rachel Johnson, a distinguished trial lawyer who served as an attorney, Municipal Judge and member of the Texas Bar for 50 years. Elizabeth is a long-time resident of Winter Park, Florida, where she continues to practice with her son, Peter J. Gulden, III and daughter-in-law, Rebecca E. Gulden, limiting their work to the representation of victims of medical negligence.

Elizabeth Faiella received her Juris Doctorate from Emory University in 1976, became Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Florida Bar in 1983 and Nationally Board Certified in 1984. She is a past Chair of the Women’s Caucus of the American Trial Lawyers Association, and has served as a lecturer, panelist, workshop leader and author nationwide since 1981, lecturing on such topics as Voir Dire, Opening Statements, Cross-Examination and Closing Arguments. She is the daughter of the late Rachel Johnson, a distinguished trial lawyer who served as an attorney, Municipal Judge and member of the Texas Bar for 50 years. Elizabeth is a long-time resident of Winter Park, Florida, where she continues to practice with her son, Peter J. Gulden, III and daughter-in-law, Rebecca E. Gulden, limiting their work to the representation of victims of medical negligence.

Lecturer:

“The Proper Relationship between the Attorney and Paralegal,” University of Central Florida, 1981; “The Lawyer’s Function in the Presentation of the Catastrophic Injury,” Rollins College, 1981; “Appreciating the Benefits of the Spanish/American Intellectual Exchange,” Valencia Community College, 1982; “The Medical Records Custodian’s Role in the Medical Negligence Action,” University of Central Florida, 1983; “Landlord Liability for Inadequate Security,” American Trial Lawyers Association, Lawyering Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1983; “Using Shadow Juries Economically and Debriefing the Real Injury,” ATLA National Convention, Torts Section, Seattle, Washington, 1984; “Cross-Examination of the Adverse Medical Expert in a Medical Negligence Case,” AFTL spring Seminar, Amelia Island, Florida, 1985; “Jury Section: When You Wish You Could Skip It,” Alabama Trial Lawyers Association, 1985; “Case Evalution, Intial Investigation and Conference With the Client,” The Basics of Personal Injury Seminar, Young Lawyers Division, The Florida Bar, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996; “Picking the Jury in an Extremely Difficult Case,” ATLA Convention, New York, New York, 1986; “Setting the Stage: Toward a More Effective Voir Dire,” ATLA, Weekend With the Stars, New York, 1989; “Voir Dire: Avoiding Fatal Attractions,” Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Eighth Annual Convention, 1990; “The Civil Rights Case, A One Hundred-Twenty-Year-Old Idea Whose Time Has Come,” AFTL 6th Annual Workhorse Seminar, Tampa, Florida, 1992; “The 10 Commandments of Litigation (Revised),” Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, 1992; “The Seven Cardinal Sins of Working With Damages Experts,” AFTL 8th Annual Workhorse Seminar, Orlando, Florida, 1994; “Proving Malpractice in Laparoscopic Surgery,” ATLA Convention, 1996; “Cross Examination of the Defendant’s Medical Negligence Expert,” AFTL 11th Annual Workhorse Seminar, Orlando, Florida, 1997. Lecturer and Workshop Leader, American Trial Lawyers’ Association, Basic Trial Advocacy Course, Miami, Florida, 1984, Washington, D.C., 1985, Orlando, Florida, 1987, San Antonio, Texas, 1988, Washington, D.C., 1989.