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Colleen Reed

Founding Partner

A seasoned lawyer who has practiced law in several states,
Colleen brings her unique experience as both a civil and criminal litigator to each and every client. After prosecuting hundreds of misdemeanors and felonies as a Monroe County Assistant State Attorney and serving as Bureau Chief of the Middle Keys Division, Colleen now focuses primarily on defending those charged with crimes in the Florida Keys. In this capacity, she brings a wealth of experience to provide the best outcome for each client.


University of Richmond, Juris Doctor
University of Richmond, MBA
Pennsylvania State University, Bachelor of Science

Bar & Court Admissions

US District Court for the Southern District of Florida
US District Court for the Middle District of Florida
US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Virginia State Bar, October 2011
Florida State Bar, September 2013
Pennsylvania State Bar, April 2017
California State Bar, August 2021


Take Stock in Children Mentor
Montessori Children’s School Board of Directors, Secretary
Monroe County Bar Association
Monroe County Chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Assistant Criminal Conflict Regional Counsel, Third Region