Kristen Van der Linde, a shareholder in the Jacksonville office, has been named to the 25th edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Personal Injury Litigation. Selection is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey of evaluations of the top attorneys in the country. Ms. Van der Linde chairs the Firm’s Civil Litigation Department. She devotes her practice exclusively to the defense of cases involving trucking liability, automobile liability, premises liability, wrongful death, bad faith, negligent security, and coverage issues. She practices throughout the states of Florida and Georgia. Ms. Van der Linde frequently lectures on a wide range of topics including adjuster ethics, handling wrongful death claims, and bad faith litigation for continuing educational credit to insurance professionals.