Julie Braman Kane | Colson Hicks Eidson

Complex Civil Litigation including Personal Injury, Product Liability,
Medical Negligence, Class Action and Mass Tort, and Commercial Litigation

Julie Braman Kane

Julie Braman Kane is a trial lawyer with thirty years of experience representing plaintiffs in high-stakes litigation. As a partner at Colson Hicks Eidson since 1999, she has achieved multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements in diverse areas, including medical malpractice, personal injury, pharmaceutical litigation, class actions, and commercial litigation. Her devotion to her clients is always at the forefront of her practice, and her impressive results speak to her skill and dedication as a litigator.


Julie Braman Kane brings three decades of successful experience representing plaintiffs in high stakes personal injury, commercial, and class action litigation in state and federal courts. Trained by Bill and Dean Colson, Bill Hicks and Mike Eidson, and having practiced exclusively at the boutique firm for well over 30 years, Ms. Kane’s loyalty is mirrored in her consistent commitment to her clients and the community. She prides herself both on her personal client relationships and strong community connections based on years of service and dedication to seeking and ensuring access to justice. Ms. Kane believes strongly that creativity, professionalism and a solutions-based attitude combined with the exceptional strength and flexibility of the lawyers and support team of the firm give her clients and cases the best possible results.

With a very diverse litigation practice, she has served as lead counsel in complex medical negligence cases, personal injury cases, wrongful death cases, and product liability cases. Ms. Kane also serves as class counsel and in leadership in consolidated state and federal cases including the Monat Hair Products Multidistrict Litigation (MDL), the Mednax Data Breach MDL, the Allergan Biocel Breast Implants MDL, and the Lakeview Loan Servicing Data Breach Litigation.

Ms. Kane is privileged to have been recognized by prominent legal organizations with a Lifetime Achievement Award, Distinguished Service Awards, professionalism awards, and leadership awards. She has been recognized as a Top Twenty Women in Law award recipient, as a Trailblazer, as a Top 100 Trial Lawyers, as Best Lawyers in America in medical malpractice, commercial injury, and products liability.  She has Band 2 recognition from the well-regarded Chambers USA Guide, which reports that “Julie is one of the preeminent class action litigators in the plaintiff space.”


She is a passionate advocate for protecting the right to vote and served as a founder and chair of the Voter Protection Action Committee, which places trial lawyers across the country to ensure that Americans’ access to the polls is not limited. She also holds leadership positions in various legal organizations, including as President of the Attorneys Information Exchange Group, and past service as President of the American Association for Justice, Miami-Dade Florida Association of Women Lawyers, and the University of Miami Law Alumni Association and as a Trustee and Co-Chair of the National College of Advocates. Ms. Kane’s extensive involvement in legal associations showcases her dedication to advancing justice and protecting the rights of individuals.

Ms. Kane lectures frequently about trial skills nationwide, and along with dozens of lecture-related papers, she authored the “Direct Examination” chapter from the well-regarded text Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit.   

Notable Case Results

  • Co-counsel to the class in the Menorah Gardens Cemetery Litigation collecting over $100 million in Broward County, Florida.  
  • Counsel to the Receiver in the then-largest SEC enforcement action ever in South Florida, the Mutual Benefits Corporation Receivership, which collected over $120 million for more than 30,000 defrauded investors. 
  • Lead trial counsel in a medical and pharmaceutical negligence case in Miami, Florida resulting in a jury verdict in excess of $38 million.


University of Miami School of Law, Juris Doctor (cum laude and Omicron Delta Kappa), 1993 

University of Miami, Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and Phi Kappa Phi), 1990



Chambers USA Guide (2023) 
Ranked for Litigation: Mainly Plaintiffs for the State of Florida 

Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating

SuperLawyers, multiple years through present

National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2012-present

Florida Legal Elite, multiple years through present

Best Lawyers in America, multiple years through present

Iron Arrow Honor Society
Inducted 2022 

Florida Justice Association 
Lifetime Achievement Award 2021
Masterson Award for Professionalism 2017

Daily Business Review award recipient
Florida Trailblazer 2019
Top Twenty Women in Law 2015
Most Effective Lawyers Receiverships 2009
Most Effective Lawyers Medical Malpractice Nominee 2009

University of Miami, Law Alumni Achievement Award, 2017

Miami-Dade FAWL
Mattie Belle Davis Award, 2016

South Florida Business Leaders 
Woman Extraordinaire 2010

American Association for Justice Howard Twiggs Commitment to Justice Award, 2012
Women’s Caucus, Marie Lambert Award, 2008
Joe Tonahill Award, 2008
Weideman Wysocki Award, multiple years
Distinguished Service Award, multiple years

Associations and Service:

Summit Council 
Inducted 2013

Attorneys Information Exchange Group, President, 2023-present

American Association for Justice, President, 2016-2017

Miami-Dade Florida Association for Women Lawyers.  President, 2009-2010 

Florida Elections Commission, Commissioner, 2008-2012

Florida Justice Association, Board of Directors, 1997 through 2018

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