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Legal Attorney

Location:
Pensacola, Florida, United States
Posted:
November 07, 2018

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KELLY J. GWIN

(f/k/a Kelly J. Hilmes)

Pensacola, FL 32507 • ac7mqq@r.postjobfree.com • 850-***-****

ATTORNEY

An accomplished Attorney with more than 15 years of experience providing legal counsel for tax collections law issues, family law, medical malpractice defense, and, government, commercial and construction law with expertise in client intake and case management. An articulate and respected relationship builder and leader who consults with clients to identify needs and address concerns in collaboration with a legal team in order to provide the most effective and thorough representation.

Areas of Expertise:

Legal Counsel & Representation

Client Intake & Case Management

Legal Research & Documentation

Deposition, Mediations, & Hearings

Client & Witness Preparation

Contract Review & Negotiations

Team Training

Coaching & Mentoring

Articulate Communication

Career Strengths

Effectively support a legal team through dedicated collaboration, task prioritization, thorough research, and a desire to add value to each cause.

Ensure the highest levels of client satisfaction through consultations to address concerns, assess needs, and provide comprehensive legal counsel while conveying compassion and a genuine concern for each individual case.

Generate new clientele through volunteerism, public relations, community outreach, networking, and referrals.

Recipient of awards for more than 15 years of volunteer work at preschools, elementary and middle schools, and legal aid clinics.

Award Recipient for Outstanding Volunteerism, Stetson Law School, Gemini Elementary, and Brevard County Legal Aid

Professional Experience

KELLY J. GWIN, P.A., Pensacola, FL 32507, 2017-Present

Owner, attorney, Contract Attorney

Offered legal counsel to delinquent and non-filing federal and state income tax clientele.

BREVARD COUNTY LEGAL AID, INC., Rockledge, FL, 2012-2017

Volunteer Attorney

Provided pro bono legal counsel to impoverished clientele.

LAW OFFICES OF KELLY J. HILMES, ESQ., LLC, Indialantic, FL, 2010-2014

Founder, Managing Member

Offered legal services to family law clients, which included real estate transactions and estate planning.

KINBERG & ASSOCIATES LLC, Melbourne, FL, 2008-2010

Associate Attorney

Member of a legal team specializing in government, commercial, and construction law.

STEPHENS, LYNN, KLEIN, LACAVA, HOFFMAN, & PUYA, P.A., Tampa, FL, 2002-2004

Associate Attorney

Provided malpractice legal counsel and representation to physicians.

DUBBELD & KAELBER, St. Petersburg, FL, 2001

Associate Attorney

Offered legal services to insurance carriers regarding workers’ compensation claims.

EEOC UNITED STATES EQUAL OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION, Tampa, FL, 2000

Advanced Employment Discrimination Intern

Reviewed files while conducting intake, site visit interviews, and legal research to provide findings and legal documentation for the supervisor of the investigative unit of the EEOC.

HONORABLE DAVID DEMERS, SIXTH CIRCUIT, St. Petersburg, FL, 2000

State Judicial Intern

Conducted legal research, drafted memorandums of law, and prepared proposed orders for the Circuit Judge.

Education & Professional/Community Affiliations

Juris Doctor, Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, FL, 2001

Bachelor of Arts (with Distinction), Business Management, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL

Associate of Science, Legal Assisting, St. Petersburg Junior College, St. Petersburg, FL

Member, Florida Bar, 2001-Present

Member, United States District Court, Middle District, 2002-Present

Member, United States Tax Court, 2017-Present

Guest Lecturer, St. Petersburg College, Pinellas County Area High Schools, Melbourne Chamber of Commerce, and Divorce & Recovery



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