Rosemary Eure is a community-focused, conscientious advocate for injured workers and injured citizens in Florida. A Florida native raised in the Charlotte/Sarasota County area, Ms. Eure graduated from Florida State University in 1984 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology and a Juris Doctor degree in 1988. She returned to Southwest Florida in 1989 and joined the law practice of Alex Lancaster, P.A. She became a partner in January, 1992, specializing in Workers’ Compensation cases and handling personal Injury cases.
Ms. Eure was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1989 and is Board-Certified in Workers’ Compensation. She is licensed in Florida and is also admitted in the United States Middle District Court of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
Active in her profession, Ms. Eure has achieved national recognition with an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating attainable in its evaluation of attorneys. She is past chair of the Workers’ Compensation section of the Florida Academy of Trial Lawyers and is on the Board of Directors of the Florida Workers’ Advocates, an organization of claimants’ attorneys organized solely to assist in promoting protection of claimants’ rights under the workers’ compensation system. She also served as President of that organization from 1999-2000 and has actively lobbied in Tallahassee and statewide on behalf of workers’ compensation claimants and issues involving Workers’ Compensation. Additionally, Ms. Eure has been elected to serve as the Vice Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Rules Advisory Committee for the 2017 term. The Workers’ Compensation Rules Advisory Committee recommends, evaluates, and comments on proposed amendments to the Rules of Procedure for Workers’ Compensation Adjudications.
Ms. Eure has been inducted into the Florida Workers’ Compensation Institute’s (FWCI) Hall of Fame and, as a fellow, into The College of Workers Compensation Lawyers. The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers is a national organization that was established to honor those attorneys who have distinguished themselves in the field of Workers’ Compensation. Ms. Eure was recognized by FWCI and the College for her work on behalf of injured workers and her dedication to improving the current workers’ compensation system in Florida. The July, 2016 edition of Florida Trend named her to their list of “Florida Legal Elite” for her outstanding work in the field of workers’ compensation.
In her community, Ms. Eure has supported numerous non-profit organizations as well as student athletic teams, and in February 2013, she joined the board of SPARCC (Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center), whose mission is to stop domestic and sexual violence in our communities. In addition, Lancaster & Eure, P.A. has been a long time sponsor of sporting events to promote the youth of Sarasota and Manatee Counties.
Ms. Eure is married to a Sarasota native, and they have a daughter in college and a son in high school. She greatly enjoys being on the water, whether in a boat or on the beach. Many weekends are spent involved with her children’s sporting activities.