Oct. 21: Sgt. Brad Bakeman: Human Trafficking in Central Florida

Hybrid Meeting Oct 21, 2021: Sgt. Brad Bakeman: Human Trafficking in Central Florida

Sergeant Brad Bakeman graduated from Bowling Green State University in 2006 with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a Minor in Sociology.   He started his career at the Orlando Police Department in August of 2007.  As a patrol officer, Sergeant Bakeman worked East and West Patrol, and Downtown bikes.  He was the Corporal of a West Patrol and TAC squad.  In February of 2017 he was promoted to Sergeant and started back in East Patrol.  From there he quickly moved around the department from Downtown Bikes, TAC, and the Special Enforcement Division. 

He was selected November of 2019 to be the supervisor of the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation, Organized Crime and Vice Unit.  He oversees all the Human Trafficking investigations throughout the 9th Circuit.  His squad responds to patrol call outs in both Orange and Osceola Counties.  He has supervised multiple wire taps, in an attempt to dismantle human trafficking organizations since coming to MBI.  He regularly speaks to groups and organizations on what human trafficking is and what can be done if someone believes they have witnessed it.  He has been the chair of the Central Florida Human Trafficking Task Force since January of 2020.  

How NOT to get sued – Ideas for Employers – David Rickey, ESQ

Virtual Meeting – Aug 06, 2020

David I. Rickey was born in Independence, Missouri, August 24, 1963. He graduated from Harry Truman High School in 1981. He received his high school letter in Speech and Debate. In 1986 he received his bachelors in International Relations from the University of Central Florida. He joined the US Army Reserve in that same year and began attending University of Florida College of Law.

After graduating in 1989 he joined the firm of Woolfolk, Estes, Keough & Jordan practicing primarily in Medical Malpractice. In 1990 his Army Reserve Unit was activated and he served in the first Gulf War as a Staff Sergeant with the 351st Military Police.

Following the war, he joined the Morgan Firm in 1992 where he has practiced ever since fighting for the rights of the working people of Florida. Currently, he focuses his practice on sexual harassment and workers’ compensation. David I. Rickey is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyer Magazine in 2010 through 2013. He is currently one the leading worker’s comp attorneys nationwide.

PRACTICE AREAS David I. Rickey was born in Independence, Missouri, August 24, 1963. He graduated from Harry Truman High School in 1981. He received his high school letter in Speech and Debate. In 1986 he received his bachelors in International Relations from the University of Central Florida. He joined the US Army Reserve in that same year and began attending University of Florida College of Law.

After graduating in 1989 he joined the firm of Woolfolk, Estes, Keough & Jordan practicing primarily in Medical Malpractice. In 1990 his Army Reserve Unit was activated and he served in the first Gulf War as a Staff Sergeant with the 351st Military Police.

Following the war, he joined the Morgan Firm in 1992 where he has practiced ever since fighting for the rights of the working people of Florida. Currently, he focuses his practice on sexual harassment and workers’ compensation. David I. Rickey is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyer Magazine in 2010 through 2013.