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Julie Tyk



Phone: 407-647-0090 407-647-0090


Julie Tyk concentrates her practice in medical malpractice, transportation litigation, premises liability, insurance defense, product liability and health care. Julie has experience representing physicians, hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, nurses and other health care providers across the state of Florida in matters involving professional liability, risk management, general liability and premises liability. Julie assists organizations and individual medical providers in navigating the federal and state health care regulatory environment in such areas as Anti-kickback, Stark, HIPAA, HITECH, state patient self-referral laws and state patient brokering laws.

Drawing on her experience with surface transportation matters, Julie defends national long-haul trucking companies, taxi fleets, corporate automobiles and tow truck companies in catastrophic personal injury, uninsured motorist and wrongful death cases.

Julie has litigated civil matters in federal and state jurisdictions and in state administrative actions involving professional licensure and discipline.

Before receiving her law degree, Julie worked as a paralegal for seven years in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability, aviation and wrongful death cases. While in law school, she was a law clerk for in-house counsel at one of Orlando’s largest hospital systems. Julie also gained valuable trial experience as an assistant state attorney for the State Attorney’s Office, Ninth Judicial Circuit.



Author, “2017 Recap of Court Rulings Affecting Health Care Providers,” Florida MD, January 2018

Author, “Opioid Prescriptions: Recent Convictions,” Florida MD, April 2016

Co-author with William Boyles, “Key Takeaways for Health Care Providers: CMS Final 60 day Overpayment Rule,” Florida MD, March 2016

Co-author with David Doyle, “Anatomy of a Florida Department of Health Complaint,” Florida MD, July 2015

Author, “HIPAA 2015: Attacks, Enforcement and Compliance,” Florida MD, March 2015

Author, “2014 Year-End Roundup,” Florida MD, January 2015

Co-author with Troy Kishbaugh, “Telemedicine UPDATE: AMA Guidelines and Florida State Law,” Florida MD, July 2014


  • J.D., Barry University School of Law (2010)
  • B.A., University at Buffalo (2000)


  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Orange County Bar Association; co-chair, Insurance Law Committee
  • Orlando Science Center, Board of Trustees, 2015−2018; Executive Board Counsel, 2016−2018
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