Nicole Arfaras Kerr’s family has roots in this area dating back to the early days of the Greek sponging trade. Nicole is a graduate of Tarpon Springs High School (National Honor Society), St. Petersburg Junior College (Summa Cum Laude), and the University of Florida – B.A., M.A., J.D. (Phi Beta Kappa). Her areas of practice have included constitutional law, nursing home negligence and wrongful death, Social Security Disability, estate planning, civil litigation including probate, guardianship, and commercial, as well as transactional business law.
She is admitted to practice before the Florida Supreme Court, as well as the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits, the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Florida, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
She has served on the Judicial Nominating Commissions for the Sixth Judicial Circuit (Chair) and the Second District Court of Appeals.
She is a past member of the Allgood-Altman Inn of Court and has earned a Certificate in International Human Rights Law from the Institute International Des Droits De L’Homme, Strasbourg, France.
Nicole is Of Counsel to the firm. She is active in her church and enjoys waterskiing, gardening, biking, theater and the arts.