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KIMBERLY D. SWANSON is a member of the Firm’s litigation department. After 14 years working as a paralegal, Kimberly attended Ave Maria School of Law and graduated magna cum laude in 2019. While in law school, she served as managing editor of the Law Review, and her law review article was chosen for publication in Vol. 17 of the Ave Maria Law Review. Kimberly was also awarded the St. Raymond of Penyafort Award for outstanding written advocacy. After her first year of law school, Kimberly clerked for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Middle District of Florida, before joining the Firm in January 2018 as a law clerk. While a law clerk with the Firm, she assisted in drafting and editing the 2019 Florida Handbook on Civil Discovery Practice.

Since joining the Firm as an associate attorney in the fall of 2019, Kimberly has focused her practice on commercial, business, construction, and real estate disputes, as well as landlord/tenant matters. Kimberly also provides pro bono services to foster children in Collier County by serving as an attorney ad litem, and continues to be very active in her church.

Bar Admissions

  • The Florida Bar, 2019
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2019
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2019


  • Ave Maria School of Law, J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2019
  • Liberty University, B.S., Cum Laude, 2015

Memberships & Service to the Legal Profession

  • The Florida Bar, Member, 2019-present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2016-present
  • Michael R.N. McDonnell American Inns of Court, Member, 2017-present
  • Collier County Bar Association, Member, 2016-present
  • Collier County Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section, Member, 2019-present
  • Collier County Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section, Board Member, 2023
  • Collier County Women’s Bar Association, Member, 2016-present
  • Serves as Attorney Ad Litem for children in foster care


  • The Purpose and Proper Use of Discovery in Civil Litigation, Adverse Witness, Vol. 226, Mar. 2024
  • Vol. 17 of the Ave Maria Law Review: Amended Rule 37(e): Problem Solver or Problem Maker?
  • 2019 Florida Handbook on Civil Discovery Practice