Alicia Caridi Smith is a trial attorney who has spent nearly 20 years representing the amusement, sports and entertainment industries. She has obtained defense verdicts and dismissals on behalf of her clients throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida. Having recently returned to Florida, she continues to represent the industry as a Shareholder with the law firm of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman and Goggin in their Tampa location. Smith received her Juris Doctorate from Florida State University along with her Masters degree in International Affairs in 1999 all while working with the Florida Senate Transportation Community. An avid traveler and lover of languages, she has worked as a waitress in the Alps, studied in Oxford, repaired a roof in Fiji, and married in Italy. Having been raised up in a small family business, Smith’s favorite aspects of her career are the people she has met and the perspectives they have given her. Her proudest moment is a trial win obtained during a tornado. Her number one litigation survival tip is a sense of humor, but never in writing.