Kimberly A. Bald

Harllee & Bald, P.A.
202 Old Main Street
Bradenton, Florida 34205
To contact Kimberly:
Phone: 941-744-5537
Fax: 941-744-5547
E-Mail: kab@harlleebald.com


Background and Education

Born in East Orange, New Jersey, and a resident of Sarasota since childhood, Kimberly Bald earned a B.A. degree in Economics from Vanderbilt University in 1980, and her J.D. with honors from Stetson University in 1984. She served on the Editorial Board of the Stetson Law Review in 1983-1984.

Bar Admissions

Florida 1984
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Awards and Recognition

Achieved Martindale-Hubbell's AV rating, the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards.
Selected to Florida Trend Magazine’s "Florida Legal Elite" for Commercial Litigation. (2009;2013)
Selected to Florida Super Lawyers (2011, 2012, 2013)

Professional Associations and Memberships

The Florida Bar
    Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section (Probate and Trust Law Litigation Committee)
    Trial Lawyers Section
    Florida Bar Annual Convention Committee (2005 to 2011; Chair 2007)
    Judicial Independence Committee (2005-2007);
    Membership Outreach Committee (2008 to 2010)
Manatee County Bar Association
    Director, 1991-1993
    President, 1993-1995
    Past President, 1995-1996
Sarasota County Bar Association (Member: Trust and Probate Litigation Section)
Federal Bar Association
Florida Bar Board of Governors - Representative of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit (2003-2007);
    Executive Committee (2005-2007);
    Communications Committee (2003-2006; Chair, 2005-2006);
    Legislative Committee (2004-2006);
    Citizens Forum Committee (2005);
    Disciplinary Review Committee (2003-2005);
    Disciplinary Procedures Committee (2006-2007)
Florida Bar Foundation Fellow
Lawyers Action; Director (2004 to 2011)
Goodrich-Grimes Inn of the American Inns of Court, Charter Member
Twelfth Judicial Circuit Nominating Committee
    Member 1996-2000
    Chair 1998-1999
Legal Aid of Manatee County
    Director 1994-1999
    Secretary, 1994-1996
Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
Associate Member, Broadband Tax Institute
Florida Council of Property Tax Lawyers, Inc; Member
Sustaining Member, Junior League of Sarasota
Editorial Board of the Stetson Law Review (1983-1984)

Primary Areas of Practice

Business and Commercial Litigation
Probate, Estate, and Trust Litigation
Property Tax Challenges

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