Kristi is a member of the Florida Justice Association where she has chaired the Insurance Committee, the Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association, Hillsborough, Clearwater and St. Petersburg Bar Associations, Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters, and Windstorm Insurance Network. She is admitted to practice law in the state courts of Florida and Texas, as well as the Middle, Southern and Northern federal districts of Florida.
A native of St. Petersburg, Florida, Kristi grew up in the legal community there, watching her father serve as a judge for over 30 years. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, with a major in English Literature. Kristi earned her Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida, where she served on the Law Review and was a national competitor on the law school’s top ranked Trial Team.
Kristi began her legal career in 1998 with the oldest law firm in St. Petersburg, Harris, Barrett, Mann & Dew, LLP, where she managed large volumes of insurance defense cases.
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