Lawyers

Tampa
601 S. Harbour Island Blvd.
Suite 109
Tampa, Florida 33602


Education

J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2000

  • Editor, Journal of Practical & Clinical Law

B.A., Communication, University of South Florida, 1995

Honors

Named as one of Florida Trend magazine’s "Florida Legal Elite", 2015–2016. The Legal Elite represent fewer than 2% of the active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida.

Kristina L. Marsh serves as the Office Managing Partner of the firm's Tampa office. Ms. Marsh is an experienced civil litigator, working closely with her clients to develop innovative, case specific litigation and defense strategies so that they can make informed, realistic, and cost-effective decisions.  Ms. Marsh has extensive commercial, product and professional liability experience, as well as coverage experience aimed at evaluating policy-specific issues. In addition, Ms. Marsh has experience in business interruption insurance coverage claims and disputes.

Ms. Marsh is also a Circuit Civil Mediator certified by the Supreme Court of Florida and devotes some time to mediating a broad range of civil disputes, including but not limited to Personal Injury, Insurance Coverage Disputes, Forced Placed Insurance, Priority of Coverage, Equitable Subrogation and Indemnification, Personal Injury, Commercial, Construction, Disputes involving Homeowner/Condominium Associations, and Bad Faith. Ms. Marsh’s experience as a both a litigator and a mediator provides her with an appreciation of the expense and risk of litigation and works closely with her clients to find ways to achieve an early resolution and minimize expense, where possible.

Ms. Marsh has been certified by the state of Florida to provide Continuing Education courses and frequently conducts seminars on mediation, appraisals, insurance trends, case handling strategies, and substantive legal updates. In addition, Ms. Marsh is a certified WIND Appraiser and WIND Umpire.

During law school, Ms. Marsh clerked for the Office of the Attorney General in Lansing, Michigan, and was a certified legal intern in the Civil Litigation Department of the Office of the Attorney General, in Tampa. In addition to her other law school accomplishments, Ms. Marsh was Staff Editor of Michigan Opinion Notes. She was a member of the national and intra-school moot court teams, and served as Executive Lieutenant Governor, of the American Bar Association Law Student Division.  Prior to her legal career, Ms. Marsh worked in human resources management.

Admissions

Florida
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Memberships

National Association of Professional Women
The Florida Bar
Hillsborough County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, Inc.
Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of The Florida Bar
Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar
Windstorm Insurance Network, Inc.
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Community Involvement

“Thieves of San Lorenzo,” a Tampa Bay-based krewe that gives back to the community through various charities and fundraisers
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Tampa Campus, Adjunct Professor, Fall 2012