Interest

YMCA member - love to walk and training for 5-K and 1/2 marathon, Mother of 4 boys - attend baseball and basketball games

Affiliations

Member of Florida Bar Association since 1987, Member of the Rhode Island Bar Association since 1991, Member of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Florida Bar since 1988, Martindale Hubbel - AV Rating, Member of Avalon Church, Avalon Church Teen Challenge Journey Ministries Parents Encouraging Confident Choices, Inc.

About Me

Kristin Swanson-Mace strives to educate young people about the dangers of ecstasy use since her son’s death from overdose of the drug last year. An involved mother of four, Kristin Swanson-Mace actively encourages her children’s baseball and basketball extracurricular activities. An avid walker, Kristin Swanson-Mace is currently training for future 5-K races and half-marathons. Entering the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1979, Ms. Swanson-Mace spent two years studying engineering before transferring to Providence College in Rhode Island and completing a degree in political science. In 1987, she graduated from the California School of Law located in San Diego, California. As a law student, Ms. Swanson-Mace received the American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Procedure and the American Jurisprudence Award in Trusts and Estates. Kristin Swanson-Mace became a member of the Florida Bar in 1987 and the Workers' Compensation Section of the Florida Bar in 1988. She became a member of the Rhode Island Bar in 1991. Kristin Swanson-Mace practiced workers’ compensation defense law from 1988 to 1999 as an Associate with Rissman, Barrett, Hurt, Donahue & McLain, P.A. Moving into a Partner position in 1999 with Spangler, Mace, & Zinaich, P.A., she continued to focus on worker’s compensation cases. Kristin Swanson-Mace opened her own Orlando, Florida, office in 2000, a practice that she has successfully maintained since. Ms. Swanson-Mace represents clients such as Halifax Health Systems located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and the Florida Division of Risk Management located in Tallahassee.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2000 - Present

President

Law Offices of Kristin Swanson-Mace

I am a sole practitioner specializing the area of workers' compensation defense. I represent the employer/carrier/self-insured in defense of workers' compensation claims filed against them by injured workers. I personally handle every file that is referred to my office. My largest client is Halifax Health in Daytona Beach and I also represent the Division of Risk Management for the State of Florida.

Education

Education
1984 - 1987

J.D.

California Western School of Law

Recipient of American Jurisprudence Award in Trusts and Estates, Recipient of American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Procedure

1981 - 1983

B.A.

Providence College

Graduated Cum Laude

1979 - 1981

United States Military Academy

Transferred