Kimberly J. Fernandes
Kimberly (Kim) Fernandes is the firm’s Director of the Appellate Department and the Medicare Set Aside (MSA) Department. She works out of the firm’s Tallahassee office.
As Director of the Appellate Department, Kim’s experience involves arguing and defending over fifty cases on appeal spanning a wide area of legal practice. In her role as Director of the MSA Department, Kim provides expert guidance regarding the Medicare Secondary Payer Regulation and alternative options for preserving threatened settlements. She handles lien verification and resolution and all aspects of the MSA submission and approval process.
Kim successfully coached a high school mock trial team that won the state title and went on to compete nationally. She is certified by the state of Florida to provide Continuing Education courses for employers and insurance carriers and she regularly presents seminars regarding case law updates, indemnity offsets, MSA issues and other general workers’ compensation matters.
A Florida native, Kim graduated from Florida State University in 1993 with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. She earned her law degree from the Florida State University College of Law in 1996. Kim is licensed to practice in the State of Florida.