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Sunita N. Smith

Attorney

Sunita N. Smith Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg

Overview

Sunita “Nita” Smith is an Attorney at Kelley Kronenberg, where she assists in handling First Party Property Insurance Defense matters.

Before joining the firm, Nita worked at a national law firm, where she gained experience in first & third-party property litigation and insurance coverage cases, including the areas of construction, employment, and bodily injury cases. Nita also has experience in employment discrimination, medical malpractice defense, and appeals. For the last several years, Nita performed contract work for various Florida law firms in a wide variety of practice areas and founded her own firm in 2015.

Nita received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Florida State University. While attending FSU, Nita worked at a state agency and as a legislative intern. After FSU, Nita worked at a non-profit organization, interned at the Florida Governor’s press office, and worked in Olympic Village at the 1996 Olympics. She then earned her Juris Doctor degree from University of the Pacific – McGeorge School of Law. While attending law school, Nita was certified by the California Bar to represent inmates at Board of Prison Terms hearings.

  • Florida

  • United States Court of Appeal, Eleventh Circuit

  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida

  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida

  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1999

  • Florida State University, B.A., 1995

  • Florida Supreme Court Circuit Mediator


Practice Areas




Accolades, Associations & News

Professional

  • Tallahassee Bar Association, Member, 2005 – present
    • Board of Directors, 2009-2017
    • President, 2015-2016
    • President-Elect, 2014-2015
    • Treasurer, 2013-2014
    • Treasurer-Elect, 2012-2013
    • Legal Community Conference Planning Committee, Member, 2013, Co-Chair 2014
  • Legal Aid Foundation of Tallahassee
    • Board of Directors, 2008-2011
    • Vice President, 2010-2011
    • Treasurer, 2009-2010

Community

  • Girls on the Run of the Big Bend Board of Directors
    • Spring 5Κ Co-Chair, 2018
  • School of Arts and Sciences, Board of Directors, 2012-2015
  • Panelist, Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Diversity Symposium, 2015 – 2016
  • Panelist, Florida Bar Practicing with Professionalism, 2009