Email kover@sgrvlaw.com
Phone: (727) 824-8434

Kristen Over

Associate

Kristen 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 St. Petersburg office, Ms. Over was an Assistant State Attorney in Tampa, Florida.  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 fifteen year career as a prosecutor, she tried over 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.

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D. 2001, cum laude
  • Stetson University, M.B.A., 2001
  • University of South Florida, B.A., 1995

Practice Areas

  • Health Care Law and Litigation
  • Insurance and Casualty Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Criminal Defense

Admissions

  • Florida, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Professional Organizations

  • Goldburg-Cacciatore Criminal Law Inn of Court