General Insurance Defense
Donna Krusbe joined Billing, Cochran, Lyles, Mauro & Ramsey in 2006 as the firm's appellate attorney. With 25 years of appellate experience, Ms. Krusbe handles all aspects of civil appellate proceedings, including final and non-final appeals and special writs. Ms. Krusbe is also available to provide trial support and handle civil and criminal appeals for attorneys and clients outside the firm. She is admitted to practice in Florida state courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, and is licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois.
Before joining the firm, Ms. Krusbe served as Senior Staff Attorney to the Honorable George A. Shahood in the Fourth District Court of Appeal of Florida, was with the Office of the Public Defender, Seventh Judicial Circuit, Appellate Division, and was in private practice. She received a juris doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law in 1992 and a Bachelor's of Science in Spanish and International Business, with a minor in German from Auburn University.
Ms. Krusbe has served on the Board of Directors of the Florida Bar Foundation and on the Board of Directors of Florida Legal Services (past president 2006-2007). She is a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, the Florida Defense Lawyers Association and Florida Association for Women Lawyers.
She has received an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell which reflects the greatest degree of ability and integrity as recognized by the legal community including judges and attorneys.
University of Miami School of Law
"An Overview of the Selection of Florida's Judiciary", Diana L. Martin and Donna M. Krusbe, Journal of the Fla. Bar Appellate Practice Section, Jun. 1,2009.
"Party Outfits and Pantyhose, Gender Bias in the Courtroom", Geri E. Satin, Margaret E. Wood, and Donna M. Krusbe, FAWL Journal, Fall/Winter 2016
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Palm Beach County Bar Association
Florida Defense Lawyers Association
Florida Association of Women Lawyers
Palms West Hospital, Ltd. Partnership v. Burns, 83 So. 3d 785 (Fla. 4th DCA 2011), aff’d 139 So. 3d 867 (2014)
Drew v. Tenet St. Mary’s, Inc., 46 So. 3d 1165 (Fla. 4th DCA 2010)
Palm Beach County v. City of Boca Raton, 995 So. 2d 1017 (Fla. 4th DCA 2008)
Rai v. Reid, 751 S.E.2d 821 (Ga. 2013)
Linares v. Armour Correctional Health Services, Inc., 385 Fed.Appx. 926, 2010 WL 2667350 (11th Cir. 2010)
Moustakis v. City of Fort Lauderdale, 338 Fed. Appx. 820, 2009 WL 2004183 (11th Cir. 2009)
Salazar v. Santa Barbara Townhomes of Homestead, Inc., 309 Fed.Appx. 381, 2009 WL 255660 (11th Cir. 2009)