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Kristyne Kennedy is a civil litigation attorney in the Orlando office of Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. She has more than eleven years of experience practicing employment law, including litigation, trial experience and providing clients with legal advice and counseling. Much of her practice is devoted to employment litigation and responding to administrative agencies investigating employer practices. She also provides clients with legal advice and counseling regarding employer policies and various workplace law issues, emphasizing preventive practices. Ms. Kennedy earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida in 1992 and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law in 1999. While attending University of Miami, she focused her studies on Labor and Employment Law and served as a Legal Intern in the Miami District Office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Ms. Kennedy is an active member of the Orange County Bar Association (“OCBA”), serving on the OCBA's Executive Council since 2006. She is currently serving as immediate past president of the OCBA. She has also served on boards of other organizations, including the Central Florida Human Resources Association, OCBA Foundation, and OCBA Legal Aid Society. Ms. Kennedy’s other professional memberships include the Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Paul C. Perkins Bar Association, and Society for Human Resource Management. She is admitted to practice in all Florida federal and state courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. · 321-972-0028 · Contact by email
Judge Kest has been a Circuit Judge since 2003, serving in the Juvenile, Felony and Circuit Civil Divisions in Orange and Osceola Counties. Before taking the bench, he had a distinguished legal career for thirty years as a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, handling complex personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability litigation, representing primarily plaintiffs. He has served as President of the American Board of Trial Advocates and he served for 5 years on The Florida Bar Board of Governors.
Ninth Judicial Circuit · 407-836-0443 · Contact by email