Spector Gadon Rosen Vinci LLP (SGRV) has announced that Kristen Over has joined the firm as an Associate in the Health Care Law & Litigation, Insurance Coverage & Casualty Litigation, and Employment Law Groups.
Over focuses her practice on civil litigation and criminal defense. She represents nursing homes, assisted living facilities and healthcare providers in complex litigation, represents insurance companies and businesses in labor and employment issues, and defends individuals against allegations of criminal law violations.
Prior to joining the firm, Over was an Assistant State Attorney in Tampa, Fla. She prosecuted high-profile and complex criminal cases including homicide, vehicular homicide, drug trafficking, RICO, fraud, theft, robbery, burglary and firearm offenses. In addition, she was assigned to the sex crimes unit where she handled civil Jimmy Ryce proceedings and also prosecuted cases involving child and elder abuse and neglect.
During her 15-year career as a prosecutor, Over tried more than 100 felony jury trials to verdict. She handled many cases involving expert witnesses in the areas of forensic pathology, forensic psychology and psychiatry, drug identification, toxicology, blood stain analysis, DNA, accident and crime scene reconstruction, firearms, computer and digital forensics, battered spouse syndrome and sexual battery examinations.
Over received a J.D. from Stetson University College of Law, cum laude; an M.B.A. from Stetson University; and a B.A. from the University of South Florida. She is admitted to practice in Florida.
Over is a member of the Herbert G. Goldburg-Ronald K. Cacciatore Criminal Law American Inn of Court and The Florida Bar.
Spector Gadon Rosen Vinci LLP has represented clients nationally and internationally for 45 years and provides counsel and expertise across the entire spectrum of legal practice, from complex litigation to sophisticated transactional and corporate matters. The firm has offices in Philadelphia, New Jersey, Florida, New York and Atlanta.
The firm represents businesses, corporate boards, and highly placed individuals. Its clients are engaged in a variety of industries including finance and banking, manufacturing, hospitality, gaming and entertainment, real estate and commercial development, insurance and venture capital, energy, financial services, health care, security and telecommunications.
The firm’s practice areas include high stakes litigation, business disputes, commercial litigation, professional liability, products liability, securities, trust and estates, fiduciary litigation, bankruptcy and creditors rights, civil RICO, trade secrets, trademark and restrictive covenants, intellectual property, antitrust, white-collar criminal defense, banking and financial services, corporate formation and governance, cyber risk and security, employment, entertainment and amusements, environment and energy, wealth management, healthcare, hospitality, insurance coverage and insured casualty litigation, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, real estate, sports and tax law.