Jennifer P. Kerwin
Senior Associate Jennifer P. Kerwin

Jennifer P. Kerwin

Senior Associate

Areas Of Practice

Jennifer P. Kerwin is a senior associate working remotely out of Melbourne, Florida.  She is a seasoned trial lawyer with extensive jury trial experience in both the civil and criminal arenas.  Jennifer focuses her practice on insurance coverage and bad faith litigation.  Jennifer has experience in litigation with first and third-party issues on behalf of insurance companies nationwide.  Prior to joining the firm, Jennifer handled a plethora of insurance defense matters both as staff counsel for a Fortune 100 insurance company as well as retained counsel for a large insurance defense firm.   

Jennifer began her career as an Assistant Public Defender handling complex felony litigation including DUI manslaughter, cases of sexual violence, Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organization (RICO), homicides, and vehicular homicides.  While defending these intricate matters, Jennifer became well-versed in Daubert challenges, expert witness retention, and detailed motions in limine.  Jennifer also gained appellate experience through the filing of appellate briefs with Florida’s District Courts of Appeal.  

Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Science from Florida State University graduating magna cum laude in 2009.  She also obtained her juris doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law (2012).  While in law school, Jennifer served as a teacher’s assistant for appellate advocacy and legal research and writing.  She served as the Intramural Chair of the University of Florida’s Moot Court Program, which is nationally ranked within the top forty law schools.  As Intramural Chair, Jennifer was responsible for drafting the problem the students used to compete for a limited spot in the program as well as serving as the face of the program for Moot Court applicants.  Jennifer also earned the highest recognition available for outstanding community service by spending her time tutoring a young girl from an underprivileged community.  

Jennifer is admitted to practice in Florida (2012).   

Outside of work, Jennifer serves as the Treasurer of the Brevard County Association for Women Lawyers.  She enjoys spending time with her husband, Mike, and her dog, Jellybean.  She and Mike love to travel the world in their spare time. 

Admissions

  • Florida, 2012

Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
  • Brevard County Association for Women Lawyers – Treasurer, 2017-Present

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Education

  • J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2012
  • B.S., Magna cum laude, Florida State University, 2009

Languages

  • English

Comprehensive Services

Many cases overlap several areas of law. As a full service law firm, we are able to recognize how one legal discipline impacts another. We work as a team on complex issues that require knowledge of a variety of state and federal laws. This multi-disciplinary approach allows clients to receive the large-firm advantage of access to multiple attorneys in a wide scope of practice areas as well as the hands-on customer service offered by a boutique law firm. In addition to civil litigation, employment law, workers’ compensation defense, commercial law, construction law and appeals, our firm also handles professional liability claims.

Our bilingual staff is available to assist with immigration matters, including consular and removal defenses.