Practice Group Partner
Sunita “Nita” Smith is a Practice Group Partner at Kelley Kronenberg, where she assists in handling first-party property insurance defense matters, general liability cases, and personal injury protection cases. Nita’s insurance experience includes handling general liability cases, insurance coverage cases, PIP claims for a variety of automobile insurers and one subrogation case.
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 the 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.
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