Kathleen Davies

Location:
Orlando, Florida
Phone:
407-540-1010
866-471-4282
Fax:
407-649-3038
Email:

Professional Experience

The Davies Law Firm, LLC
Owner, 2008 – Present

  • Work on Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Custody Cases.
  • Also handle Wrongful Death, Products Liability and Negligence Claims.

Todd E. Copeland & Associates
Chief of Litigation, 2007 – 2008

  • Worked on personal injury, wrongful death, products liability and negligence claims.

The Nation Law Firm
Associate Attorney, 2006

  • Worked on class-action RICO suit against the tobacco industry.

Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld and Toll
Of-Counsel, 2005

  • Worked on class-action RICO suit against the tobacco industry.

U.S. Attorney’s Office
Assistant United States Attorney, 1992-2002
Senior Homicide Prosecutor for the Seventh District

  • Handled more than 45 major felony jury trials
  • Performed all aspects of criminal prosecutions, including grand jury investigations, depositions, hearings, motions, litigation, briefs and appellate arguments
  • Received Special Achievement Award for Meritorious Service, 1997, 2001 and 2002
  • Earned Commendation from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Inspector General, for outstanding performance in the prosecution of a federal public corruption case, 1996

William J. Fulbright Association
Fullbright Scholar, 1999-2000

  • Lectured on the U.S. legal system, criminal law, criminal procedure and trial advocacy at the Kaliningrad State University Law School and the International Law School
  • Taught seminars on U.S. criminal procedure for the Kaliningrad State University law faculty, the Kaliningrad Police Academy, and the Office of the Kaliningrad Prosecutor

U.S. Department of Justice
Lecturer, 1998

  • Taught workshops on criminal law for judges in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia

Dade County State Attorney’s Office
Assistant State Attorney, 1987 – 1992
Division Chief

  • Handled more than 50 jury trials and 75 bench trials
  • Supervised all felony attorneys in the division
  • Received Special Achievement Award, 1990, 1991

Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Program
Guest Lecturer, 1993

  • Taught trial advocacy to third year law students

Education

HARVARD UNIVERSITY, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA

  • Master in Public Administration, 2003
  • Concentration in Negotiations and Leadership
  • Lucius Littauer Award for Scholastic Achievement and Public Service

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, College of Law, Gainesville, FL

  • Juris Doctorate, 1987

OXFORD UNIVERSITY, St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, England

  • Summer Program, 1985

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, College of Journalism, Gainesville, FL

  • Bachelor of Science, 1984

Languages

Russian (conversant), Spanish (conversant)

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Personal Injury — Plaintiff
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability Law
  • Adoption
  • Foreclosure & Alternatives
  • Nursing Home
  • Dog Bites
  • Wrongful Death
  • Car Defect
  • Defective Products
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff