Bar Admissions

Practice Areas
  • Workers' Compensation

  • Third Party Insurance Defense & Liability

University of Miami School of Law (J.D., Cum Laude, 1996)
University of Miami (B.A., 1991)

Brian S. Bartley

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Phone Number : 239-489-1911
Fax Number : (239) 425-3509
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12486 Brantley Commons Court
Fort Myers, FL 33907

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BRIAN S. BARTLEY is the managing partner of the  Fort Myers Workers' Compensation Department of The Chartwell Law Offices, LLP and represents clients throughout Southwest Florida in Workers’ Compensation and Insurance Defense matters. Brian is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, which indicates a demonstration of the highest professional and ethical standards and is the highest rating a lawyer can receive.  
Brian is originally from Charleston, West Virginia. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Miami, earning his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1991. After graduation, he served as National Chairman of a non-partisan student political organization and was listed in Who’s Who in American Politics. Brian then attended the University of Miami School of Law where he was an Editor for the University of Miami Inter-American Law Review and competed nationally as a member of the school’s Mock Trial Team. He graduated cum laude in 1996.
In addition to defending numerous insurance carriers, self-insured employers, and third party administrators at Final Hearings before various Judges of Compensation Claims, Brian has conducted countless depositions of witnesses, physicians and vocational experts.  Brian is extremely dedicated to his clientele and enjoys speaking nationally at various Continuing Legal Education presentations.
When not practicing law, Brian can be found scuba diving. 

Seminars Conducted

"Apportionment"- Seminar Lecturer

"Attorney's Fees and Recent Case Law"-Seminar Lecturer

"Case Law Update"-Seminar Lecturer

"Closing Difficult Cases"-Seminar Lecturer

"Comparative Negligence"-Seminar Lecturer

"Compensability of the Claim"-Seminar Lecturer

"Depositions Do's and Dont's"-Seminar Lecturer

"Diversity and Cross Cultural Training"-Seminar Lecturer


Professional Associations

Florida Bar Association
Lee County Bar Association
Sarasota/Bradenton Claims Association
The Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA)