Traci T. McKee
Stockholder - Fort Myers Office

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Direct Dial: 239.344.1263
Direct Fax: 239.344.1539

Traci McKee is a Stockholder in the firm's Torts and Insurance Practice Department. Her practice focuses on defending individuals, corporations and governmental entities in professional malpractice, premises liability, product liability, and a diverse array of personal injury claims. Since joining the firm, Traci has defended numerous attorneys and law firms in malpractice and grievance matters.

In addition, she regularly defends schools, school boards, and other entities with custody of children in tort claims, including negligence and premises liability claims. Traci also defends numerous product manufacturers and retailers in product liability claims. In addition to her trial practice, she also represents the firms’ clients in appeals, primarily related to torts and insurance litigation. Traci is admitted to practice in Florida, the Middle District of Florida, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Traci has been recognized for her professional achievements. She was selected as an “Up and Comer” by Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite (2016-2017), recognized by Florida Super Lawyers® magazine as a “Rising Star” (2010-2017), and received the highest AV rating by Martindale Hubbell. Traci was also honored with the James A. Dixon Young Lawyer of the Year Award from the Florida Defense Lawyers Association (2010-2011). The award is given annually to a young lawyer who exceeds the standards of excellence, dedication and commitment to the FDLA and its goals.

Prior to joining the firm, Traci served as a federal judicial intern for The Honorable John E. Steele, United States District Court Judge for the Middle District of Florida. She also spent two summers as a summer associate prior to joining the firm as an associate. Traci also gained invaluable experience working as a claims specialist for State Farm Insurance Company prior to attending law school.

Before graduating valedictorian of Stetson University College of Law in 2007, Traci served as the Executive Editor of the Stetson Law Review and was a member of Stetson’s Moot Court Board. Traci served as team captain of the Women’s Volleyball Team of the University of North Florida during undergrad.

Traci is originally from Kissimmee and presently resides in Fort Myers with her husband, Rusty, and two sons, Brett and Braden.

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Professional and Civic Affiliations

Traci currently serves as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association and as the Treasurer of the Southwest Florida Federal Court Bar Association.  She also serves on the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation Board.

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Education

  • Undergraduate Degree: University of North Florida, B.B.A., summa cum laude, 2000
  • Law Degree: Stetson University College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2007
  • Admitted to the Florida Bar 2008

      

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