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Justine Roof is an Associate Attorney in Butler’s Tampa office. Her practice is primarily focused on the defense of first-party property claims, insurance coverage disputes, extra-contractual matters, and defense of bad faith claims. Justine represents insurers both at the state and federal trial levels throughout Florida.

Prior to practicing law, Justine received a Presidential Scholarship to attend Stetson University College of Law. While at Stetson, Justine competed on the trial team, placing fourth in the Tournament of Champions in California in 2017 and second in the Show Me Challenge, a jury selection competition, in Missouri in 2018. Justine also gained experience during law school working as a judicial intern in the Sixth Judicial Circuit and as a law clerk. Justine graduated Cum Laude and was in the top 15% of her graduating class.

Before joining Butler, Justine practiced insurance defense with a focus on first-party property matters. Justine was recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America.


  • Stetson University
    College of Law
  • Colorado Mesa University
    Bachelor of Arts


Third District Court of Appeal Joins Debate Over Retroactive Application of Florida Statute 627.70152’s Presuit Notice Provision

On February 14, 2024, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal, in Fernando Cantens and Ana Marie Cantens v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London, No. 3D22-0917 (Fla. 3d DCA Feb. 13, 2024), joined Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal, in Cole v. Universal Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co., 363 So. 3d 1089 (Fla. 4th DCA 2023), holding that the pre-suit notice requirement of section 627.70152...

Welcome Wednesday October 2023

We want to warmly welcome our newest attorneys, Jennifer Velazco, Hannah Conrardy, and Justine Roof. Click their bios above to learn more about them....

Justine Roof